The Shemwell Family

Solomon KittrellAge: 65 years18071872

Solomon Kittrell
Given names
Birth January 7, 1807 29 26
MarriageLucy EppsView this family

Birth of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1809 (Age 23 months)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 4 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a brotherSamuel B Kittrell
1820 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 24 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 28 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a son
#1Isaac Kittrell
May 2, 1836 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Kittrell
calculated 1839 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1840 (Age 32 years)
Address: Present day Butler Co.
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ellen Kittrell
calculated 1844 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lemuel Carter Kittrell
May 12, 1846 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 38 years)
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 -
Birth of a daughter
#5Lucy Kittrell
November 1, 1849 (Age 42 years)
Death of a wifeLucy Epps
November 21, 1849 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 42 years)
Census September 9, 1850 (Age 43 years)
MarriageEleanor Louisa McMinnView this family
February 24, 1851 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a son
#6Francis Marion Kittrell
February 18, 1852 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth H Kittrell
July 10, 1852 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a son
#7Alfred Franklin Kittrell
September 1, 1853 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Martha Jane Kittrell
June 6, 1855 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Permelia Angeline Kittrell
September 3, 1856 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 49 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 2, 1860 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sonIsaac Kittrell
March 4, 1863 (Age 56 years)
Death of a daughterPermelia Angeline Kittrell
April 20, 1864 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 54 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 -
Death of a brotherLemuel Carter Kittrell
June 5, 1865 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 59 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 59 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 61 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 July 15, 1870 (Age 63 years)
Death March 25, 1872 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery: Kittrell Graveyard
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 30, 1800Granville, North Carolina, United States
9 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
22 months
3 years
younger brother
12 years
younger brother
Family with Eleanor Louisa McMinn - View this family
Marriage: February 24, 1851
1 year
Francis Marion Kittrell
Birth: February 18, 1852 45 34Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1913St. Louis, Missouri, United States
18 months
Alfred Franklin Kittrell
Birth: September 1, 1853 46 35Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 25, 1882Butler, Missouri, United States
21 months
15 months
Permelia Angeline Kittrell
Birth: September 3, 1856 49 38Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 20, 1864Butler, Missouri, United States
Family with Lucy Epps - View this family
Isaac Kittrell
Birth: May 2, 1836 29 25Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: March 4, 1863Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
6 years
2 years
Lemuel Carter Kittrell
Birth: May 12, 1846 39 35Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: August 8, 1925Epps, Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
Lucy Kittrell
Birth: November 1, 1849 42 38Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1873Butler, Missouri, United States
Absolom Kinder + Eleanor Louisa McMinn - View this family
wife’s husband
Absolom Kinder
Birth: February 3, 1803North Carolina, United States
Death: February 27, 1847Wayne, Missouri, United States
Sophia Kinder
Birth: May 1, 1840 37 22Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: April 20, 1875Butler, Missouri, United States

Solomon Kittrell has 46 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (46)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
1Jemima Shemwell18141857
2John Paul Shemwell18151880
3Maletha Shemwell18181894
4Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James G Shemwell17981849
3Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Solomon Kittrell - Household

Butler, Missouri

Solomon Kittrellhead43MWMerchantKY
Isaac Kittrellson14MWMO
Mary Kittrelldaughter11FWMO
Ellen Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Lemuel Carter Kittrellson4MWMO
Lucy Kittrelldaughter6mFWMO
William Booton40MWPhysicianVA
Jonathan Sandlin14MWMO

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Solomon Kittrell - Household

Butler, Missouri

Solomon Kittrellhead53MWFarmerNC
Louisa Kittrellwife42FWHouse workMO
Lemuel Kittrellson14MWMO
Lucy Kittrelldaughter11FWMO
Francis M Kittrellson9MWMO
Alfred Kittrellson7MWMO
Martha J Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Pernitia Kittrelldaughter4FWMO
Sophia Kinnerstep-daughter16FWIdiotMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Solomon Kittrell - Household

Kittrell, Solomonhead63MWfarmerKY
Kittrell, Louisahead52FWNC
Kinder, Sophia Astep daughter28FWMOIdiot
Kittrell, Lucydaughter20FWMO
Kittrell, Alfred Fson16MWMO
Kittrell, Martha Jdaughter15FWMO