The Shemwell Family

Franklin Asbury PowerAge: 21 years18291850

Franklin Asbury Power
Given names
Franklin Asbury
Birth June 25, 1829 35 27
Birth of a brotherJefferson Carroll Power
May 12, 1832 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 2 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a sisterMartha Jo Power
February 21, 1833 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Jo Power
August 22, 1834 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Lemaline Power
calculated 1835 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 6 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 sisterSara Emeline Power
April 27, 1837 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherAndrew Pennington Power
July 5, 1839 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Louisa Power
June 30, 1841 (Age 12 years)
Death of a sisterSara Emeline Power
January 7, 1844 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherSolomon H Power
September 11, 1845 (Age 16 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon H Power
November 29, 1845 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 16 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 maternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 20 years)
Census August 28, 1850 (Age 21 years)
Death September 24, 1850 (Age 21 years)
Cemetery: Powers Cemetery
Last change August 13, 201815:19:25

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

Franklin Asbury Power has 27 first cousins recorded

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