The Shemwell Family

Lucy Elizabeth PlattAge: 79 years18491929

Name
Lucy Elizabeth Platt
Given names
Lucy Elizabeth
Surname
Platt
Married name
Lucy Elizabeth Shemwell
Married name
Lucy Elizabeth Dorsey
Birth August 17, 1849 35 16
Census September 26, 1850 (Age 13 months)
Death of a fatherMerrit B Platte
after 1850 (Age 4 months)

Census August 27, 1860 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentRev. John Fox ClarkMary Elizabeth Marguerite WebbView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 31, 1863 (Age 14 years)
Religious marriageWilliam David ShemwellView this family
October 8, 1867 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMary W Clark
1867 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1
William Standard Shemwell
September 7, 1868 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Ida Mae Shemwell
November 29, 1869 (Age 20 years)
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Solon Underwood Shemwell
June 12, 1871 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Edward Lee Shemwell
February 15, 1873 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Elma Medora Shemwell
June 5, 1875 (Age 25 years)
Death of a daughterElma Medora Shemwell
April 30, 1876 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Anna Margaret “Maggie” Shemwell
June 3, 1878 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
#7
John Morton “Jack” Shemwell
March 5, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Dovie Myrtle Shemwell
July 26, 1882 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Henry Andrew “Boss” Shemwell
September 30, 1884 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#10
Infant Shemwell
August 4, 1887 (Age 37 years)

Death of a sonInfant Shemwell
August 4, 1887 (Age 37 years)

Marriage of a childWesley P EdwardsIda Mae ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 28, 1889 (Age 39 years)
Address: Bride's Residence
Birth of a grandson
#1
Byron Edwards
May 8, 1890 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Standard ShemwellPenelope Thompson “Nellie” BinghamView this family
November 5, 1890 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Robert Carter Shemwell
July 7, 1891 (Age 41 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2
Ralph Bingham Shemwell
October 22, 1891 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Elsie Mae Edwards
1892 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sonRobert Carter Shemwell
January 2, 1892 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sonSolon Underwood Shemwell
December 29, 1892 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Consumption
Marriage of a childEdward Lee ShemwellAlma M CockrellView this family
September 11, 1893 (Age 44 years)

Note: Recorder's Office
Birth of a grandson
#4
Robert Solon Edwards
April 3, 1894 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Ruth Valdenar Shemwell
May 18, 1894 (Age 44 years)
Note: or October 22, 1891
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Mary Elizabeth Shemwell
November 1894 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childJohn William GorrellAnna Margaret “Maggie” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 25, 1896 (Age 46 years)
Address: At the home of the bride's parents
Birth of a grandson
#7
John Wesley Edwards
August 25, 1896 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sonEdward Lee Shemwell
December 7, 1896 (Age 47 years)
Cause: Consumption
Birth of a grandson
#8
William Ray Shemwell
December 2, 1897 (Age 48 years)
Death of a daughterAnna Margaret “Maggie” Shemwell
October 13, 1898 (Age 49 years)
Death of a granddaughterElsie Mae Edwards
1899 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9
Charles McClellan “Charlie” Shemwell
February 22, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Census June 23, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellIda JonesView this family
January 1, 1901 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childEverett NunnDovie Myrtle ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 24, 1901 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Virginia Juanita Shemwell
about 1902 (Age 52 years)
Death of a daughterDovie Myrtle Shemwell
March 29, 1902 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11
Herbert Alexander Shemwell
May 27, 1902 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Myrtle Nunn
1902 (Age 52 years)

Death of a granddaughterMyrtle Nunn
June 26, 1902 (Age 52 years)

Cause: Cholera
Injured in fall On "defective" sidewalk
Injury
January 1903 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#13
Rachel Kibler Shemwell
August 29, 1906 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14
Jewell Morton Shemwell
October 28, 1907 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Alonzo ThomasIda Mae ShemwellView this family
October 1907 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellAttie G SpeeceView this family
November 9, 1907 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15
Arvin Owen “Buster” Shemwell
September 24, 1908 (Age 59 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 60 years)
Admitted
Confederate Home
March 3, 1911 (Age 61 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Enrolled CSA Home
Confederate Home
April 22, 1911 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sonHenry Andrew “Boss” Shemwell
September 26, 1911 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Burial of a sonHenry Andrew “Boss” Shemwell
September 28, 1911 (Age 62 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Marriage of a childJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellMaude D CareyView this family
Type: Civil marriage
December 18, 1911 (Age 62 years)

Death of a grandsonRalph Bingham Shemwell
February 4, 1913 (Age 63 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Death of a husbandWilliam David Shemwell
August 26, 1913 (Age 64 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Cause: Cancer of the Liver
Religious marriageGeorge Keyport DorseyView this family
June 17, 1915 (Age 65 years)
Address: CSA Home
Death of a granddaughterMary Elizabeth Shemwell
July 9, 1917 (Age 67 years)
Census January 30, 1920 (Age 70 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb
July 15, 1921 (Age 71 years)

Death of a husbandGeorge Keyport Dorsey
February 28, 1925 (Age 75 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Standard ShemwellLulu Olivia BlackView this family
1926 (Age 76 years)

Death of a half-sisterMary W Clark
October 27, 1926 (Age 77 years)
Death March 11, 1929 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Confederate Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 12, 1847Cooper, Missouri, United States
20 months
herself
Mother’s family with Rev. John Fox Clark - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 31, 1863Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
half-sister
Family with William David Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 8, 1867
11 months
son
15 months
daughter
18 months
son
Solon Underwood Shemwell
Birth: June 12, 1871 24 21Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1892Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
20 months
son
Edward Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 15, 1873 26 23Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 7, 1896Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Elma Medora Shemwell
Birth: June 5, 1875 28 25Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 30, 1876Cooper, Missouri, United States
3 years
daughter
21 months
son
2 years
daughter
Dovie Myrtle Shemwell
Birth: July 26, 1882 35 32Missouri, United States
Death: March 29, 1902Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
2 years
son
Henry Andrew “Boss” Shemwell
Birth: September 30, 1884 38 35Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: September 26, 1911Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
3 years
son
4 years
son
Robert Carter Shemwell
Birth: July 7, 1891 44 41
Death: January 2, 1892Missouri, United States
Family with George Keyport Dorsey - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 17, 1915Higginsville, Lafayette, Missouri, United States
George Keyport Dorsey + Margaret “Maggie” Hunter - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: February 27, 1868Saline, Missouri, United States
10 months
step-daughter
7 years
step-son
5 years
step-son
7 years
step-son

Lucy Elizabeth Platt has 6 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Lucy Elizabeth Platte - Household

District 23 Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
M B Plattehead34MWMachinistCT
Mary E Plattewife19FWVA
Elizabeth Plattedaughter1FWMO

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - J M Cramer - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
J M Cramerhead27MWfarmerMO
Cornelia Cramerwife22FWVA
Madora Cramerdaughter5FWMO
Alice Cramerdaughter3FWMO
Stanard Cramerson1MWMO
Margaret Platt27FWVA
Lucy Platt11FWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William David Shemwell - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
William Shemwell24MWFarmerKY
Lucy Shemwell20FWKeeping HouseMO
William S Shemwell1MWMO
Ida May Shemwell7mFWMO

Notes: Next door to parents

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William David Shemwell - Household

Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
W D ShemwellWM34headM13FarmerKYKYKY
Lucy E ShemwellWF31wifeM13Keeping houseMOPAVA
William S ShemwellWM11sonS-Working at homeMOKYMO
Ida M ShemwellWF10daughterS-MOKYMO
Solon U ShemwellWM8sonS-MOKYMO
Edward L ShemwellWM7sonS-MOKYMO
Anna M ShemwellWF2daughterS-MOKYMO
John M ShemwellWM2msonS-MOKYMO

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William David Shemwell - Household

Blackwater, Cooper, MO

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
W D ShemwellheadWMAug184653M33KYKYKYCarpentry
Lucy ShemwellwifeWFJul184950M33116MOPNVA
John ShemwellsonWMMar188020SMOKYMOCarpentry
Dovie ShemwelldaughterWFJul188217SMOKYMO
Henry ShemwellsonWMSep188415SMOKYMOClerk Grocery
Maggie NolenlodgerWFJan188020SMOMOMOTrimmer Hat

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William David Shemwell - Household

Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
William ShemwellheadMW63M42--KYKYKYCarpenterHouse
Lucy E ShemwellwifeFW60M42124MOPNVA
John M ShemwellsonMW30D---MOKYMOCarpenterHouse
Henry A ShemwellsonMW26S---MOKYMOSalesmanDry goods store

Notes: Blackwater Village

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - George Keyport Dorsey - Household

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Dorsey, George KheadMW75MDCBlacksmith
Dorseyl, Lucy wifeFW71MMOCTVA