The Shemwell Family

Sarah “Sally” Morrow1802

Name
Sarah “Sally” Morrow
Given names
Sarah "Sally"
Surname
Morrow
Married name
Sarah "Sally" Lee
Birth 1802
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 12 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Religious marriageDavid Tinsley LeeView this family
September 29, 1822 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy C L F “Frances” Lee
October 28, 1826 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Louisa M Lee
July 21, 1830 (Age 28 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a daughter
#3Adeline Lee
1833 (Age 31 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a son
#4Charles Penic Lee
1839 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5Flora Isabell Lee
January 1, 1841 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Harriett Lee
1844 (Age 42 years)

Marriage of a childGeorge Morton ShemwellLouisa M LeeView this family
September 15, 1845 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Gabriella Lee
1846 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1William David Shemwell
August 22, 1846 (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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a grandson
#2Alexander Taylor Shemwell
March 4, 1849 (Age 47 years)
Census September 16, 1850 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3John William Shemwell
August 1851 (Age 49 years)
Note: or Aug. 1852
Marriage of a childJohn Richard ThompsonNancy C L F “Frances” LeeView this family
February 18, 1852 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sarah A Thompson
1853 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Sylvester Penic Shemwell
June 20, 1854 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Jonathon P Thompson
December 1858 (Age 56 years)

Death of a grandsonJonathon P Thompson
July 26, 1859 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
August 30, 1859 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 55 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a grandson
#8William F Thompson
1859 (Age 57 years)
Census June 11, 1860 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Gabie E Thompson
1861 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Sarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
May 1862 (Age 60 years)
Note: or 1863
Birth of a grandson
#11John N Thompson
1863 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Mary Louisa Shemwell
April 20, 1864 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 59 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a grandson
#13Edward Grant Thompson
August 9, 1866 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 65 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 65 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Louisa Shemwell
1868 (Age 66 years)
Death of a granddaughterLouisa Shemwell
August 1869 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 67 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a grandson
#15Thomas H Thompson
1871 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Louella “Lula” Carrie Shemwell
September 25, 1871 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 76 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a daughterLouisa M Lee
October 28, 1886 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 96 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a granddaughterSarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
1901 (Age 99 years)

Deathunknown

Last change March 14, 202013:02:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with David Tinsley Lee - View this family
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Marriage: September 29, 1822Logan, Kentucky, United States
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Flora Isabell Lee
Birth: January 1, 1841 40 39Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 1913Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - David Tinsley Lee - Household

Dist 2, Logan, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
David Tinsley Leehead49MWfarmer3,000KY
Sarah “Sally” Leewife48FWNC
Frances Leedaughter22FWKY
Adeline Leedaughter17FWKY
Charles P Leeson11MWKY
Flora Leedaughter8FWKY
Harriett Leedaughter6FWKY
Gabriella Leedaughter4FWKY

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - David Tinsley Lee - Household

Volney, Logan, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
David T Leehead60MWfarmer6,0007,000KY
Sarah Leewife56FWSC
Charles P Leeson21MWfarm laborerKY
Gabriella A Leedaughter14FWKY