The Shemwell Family

Laura A ShuttAge: 37 years18631901

Laura A Shutt
Given names
Laura A
Married name
Laura A Hudspeth
Birth October 19, 1863 20 18

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
Birth of a brotherCharles M Shutt
1866 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 11, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherMatilda C Bivin
May 14, 1878 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a parentJames McHenry ShuttMary Francis “Fanny” ShemwellView this family
May 27, 1879 (Age 15 years)
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBuella Todd Shutt
April 24, 1882 (Age 18 years)
Religious marriageJames Shemwell HudspethView this family
December 15, 1887 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Bertram Hudspeth Sr
June 19, 1890 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Margaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth
October 1892 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3Robert Boyce “Bob” Hudspeth
April 1896 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 -
Census June 20, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Death January 11, 1901 (Age 37 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Last change October 4, 201902:32:35

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Family with parents - View this family
Matilda C Bivin
Birth: January 15, 1845Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 14, 1878Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: August 28, 1862Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
14 months
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: May 27, 1879Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Family with James Shemwell Hudspeth - View this family
Marriage: December 15, 1887Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
2 years
Margaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth
Birth: October 1892 30 28Kentucky, United States
Death: January 21, 1938Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James McHenry Shutt - Household

Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Shutt, J Mhead26MWfarmerKY
Shutt, Matilda Cwife25FWkeeping houseKY
Shutt, Laura Adaughter6FWKY
Shutt, Charles Mson4MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James McHenry Shutt - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Shutt, James MWM36headMfarmingKY
Shutt, FannieWF36wifeMkeeping houseKYKYKY
Shutt, Laura AWF16daughterS
Shutt, Charles MWM14sonSKYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Shemwell Hudspeth - Household

Sharon and Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Hudspeth, James SheadWMJan186238M11KYKYKYfarmer
Hudspeth, Laura AwifeWFOct186336M1133KYKYKY
Hudspeth, James BsonWMJun18909SKYKYKY
Hudspeth, Margery EdaughterWFOct18927SKYKYKY
Hudspeth, Robert BsonWMApr18964MKYKYKY