The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth H KittrellAge: 50 years18011852

Elizabeth H Kittrell
Given names
Elizabeth H
Married name
Elizabeth H Power
Birth October 4, 1801 24 21
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 14 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a brotherLemuel Carter Kittrell
March 16, 1805 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSolomon Kittrell
January 7, 1807 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1809 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 10 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 -
MarriagePennington PowerView this family
November 7, 1820 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel B Kittrell
1820 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Wesley Power
September 6, 1821 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eleanor Caroline Power
January 22, 1823 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3Samuel H Power
July 12, 1824 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Naomi Emily Power
August 13, 1825 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sonSamuel H Power
1825 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Polly Ann Power
November 27, 1827 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#6Franklin Asbury Power
June 25, 1829 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#7Jefferson Carroll Power
May 12, 1832 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 30 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a daughter
#8Martha Jo Power
February 21, 1833 (Age 31 years)
Death of a daughterMartha Jo Power
August 22, 1834 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Lucy Lemaline Power
calculated 1835 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 33 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 daughter
#10Sara Emeline Power
April 27, 1837 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#11Andrew Pennington Power
July 5, 1839 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1840 (Age 38 years)
Address: Present day Butler Co.
Birth of a daughter
#12Elizabeth Louisa Power
June 30, 1841 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterSara Emeline Power
January 7, 1844 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#13Solomon H Power
September 11, 1845 (Age 43 years)
Death of a sonSolomon H Power
November 29, 1845 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a sonFranklin Asbury Power
September 24, 1850 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 48 years)
Census August 28, 1850 (Age 48 years)
Death July 10, 1852 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery: Powers Cemetery
Last change August 13, 201815:19:25

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 30, 1800Granville, North Carolina, United States
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22 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
12 years
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Family with Pennington Power - View this family
Marriage: November 7, 1820Wayne, Missouri, United States
10 months
John Wesley Power
Birth: September 6, 1821 27 19Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: April 21, 1871Jefferson, Illinois, United States
17 months
Eleanor Caroline Power
Birth: January 22, 1823 29 21Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1894Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States
18 months
Samuel H Power
Birth: July 12, 1824 30 22Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: 1825Wayne, Missouri, United States
13 months
2 years
Polly Ann Power
Birth: November 27, 1827 33 26Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: July 5, 1859Mascoutah, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
19 months
Franklin Asbury Power
Birth: June 25, 1829 35 27Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1850Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
Jefferson Carroll Power
Birth: May 12, 1832 38 30Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
9 months
Martha Jo Power
Birth: February 21, 1833 39 31Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: August 22, 1834Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
Lucy Lemaline Power
Birth: calculated 1835 41 33Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
2 years
Sara Emeline Power
Birth: April 27, 1837 43 35Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: January 7, 1844Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
2 years
Andrew Pennington Power
Birth: July 5, 1839 45 37Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: December 31, 1872Summerfield, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
2 years
Elizabeth Louisa Power
Birth: June 30, 1841 47 39Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: December 21, 1881
4 years
Solomon H Power
Birth: September 11, 1845 51 43Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: November 29, 1845Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

Elizabeth H Kittrell has 46 first cousins recorded

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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
2Jemima Shemwell18141857
3John Paul Shemwell18151880
4Maletha Shemwell18181894
5Joseph 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
2Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Pennington Powers - Household

Clinton, ILL

Pennington Powershead56MWFarmerNC
Elizabeth H Kittrellwife48FWNC
Polly Ann Powersdaughter22FWMO
Franklin A Powersson20MWMO
Jefferson C Powersson19MWIL
Lucy Lemaline Powersdaughter15FWIL
Pennington Powersson12MWIL
Elizabeth Powersdaughter10FWIL