The Shemwell Family

Asa-Mary Mallot

Mary Ann ShemwellAge: 89 years18441933

Mary Ann Shemwell
Given names
Mary Ann
Married name
Mary Ann Mallott
Note: Mary L. ?
Birth March 28, 1844 21 22
Birth of a sisterAlmiranda J “Allie” Shemwell
1846 (Age 21 months)
Note: or Green County, Kentucky
Birth of a brotherJames C Shemwell
April 22, 1848 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 21 months)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Shemwell
June 1849 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Birth of a sisterBetty T Shemwell
January 1850 (Age 5 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterElphina Ella Shemwell
March 13, 1851 (Age 6 years)
Note: Death certificate and headstone has date of 1850 for birth; however, in 1850 census (which was taken in August) she is not listed. Only Betty T. as a baby. She is listed in 1870 census as 19 and census taken in August. This calculates to 1851.
Birth of a sisterNancy Elizabeth Shemwell
August 12, 1857 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterRebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
May 4, 1859 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 8, 1860 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
September 23, 1861 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 17 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 26 years)
Religious marriageAsa W MallottView this family
October 26, 1871 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Franklin Mallott
February 27, 1875 (Age 30 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Polly” Shemwell
March 18, 1876 (Age 31 years)
Mary Shemwell Hall Death Record
Mary Shemwell Hall Death Record

Note: This record is actually one of 4 on the same page, is situated in the upper right of the page.

Birth of a son
#2Wayman Mallott
1877 (Age 32 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Hall
December 8, 1878 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#3Etna Caswell Mallott
October 4, 1879 (Age 35 years)
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 54 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Marriage of a childWilliam Franklin MallottAugusta M CarpenterView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 31, 1899 (Age 55 years)

Census June 9, 1900 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Harry Leroy Mallott
1902 (Age 57 years)
Death of a fatherBenjamin Franklin Shemwell
November 11, 1905 (Age 61 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a motherMary Catherine Hall
November 14, 1905 (Age 61 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary

Note: The Sedalia Democrat, Sun., Nov. 14, 1905

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Jean Ailene Mallott
November 10, 1910 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Earl William Mallott
January 8, 1912 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 71 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a brotherWilliam McKenley Shemwell
November 25, 1917 (Age 73 years)
Cause: Pneumonia & Paralysis
Burial of a brotherWilliam McKenley Shemwell
November 26, 1917 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Note: His death certificate says burial is in Gant Cemetery, I can't find any other records to verify -B
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 72 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 73 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherJames C Shemwell
March 27, 1927 (Age 82 years)
Death of a sisterElphina Ella Shemwell
June 12, 1927 (Age 83 years)
Cause: Cirrhosis of the liver not acoholic
Death of a sisterAlmiranda J “Allie” Shemwell
August 11, 1928 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 85 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death November 4, 1933 (Age 89 years)

Last change September 16, 201913:16:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1842
2 years
elder brother
3 months
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
Betty T Shemwell
Birth: January 1850 26 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
14 months
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
21 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Family with Asa W Mallott - View this family
Marriage: October 26, 1871Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States
3 years
William Franklin Mallott
Birth: February 27, 1875 23 30Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: June 11, 1957Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
5 years
-21 months

Mary Ann Shemwell has 35 first cousins recorded