The Shemwell Family

Elijah “Eli” AtkinsAge: 28 years18371866

Elijah “Eli” Atkins
Given names
Birth April 26, 1837 25 23
MarriageRachel BurnettView this family

Birth of a brotherHenry Adkins
March 13, 1839 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherLewis E Atkins
1841 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMary C Atkins
calculated 1843 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherMartin B Atkins
1845 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel T Atkins
January 20, 1847 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Atkins
calculated 1847 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 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 -
Census October 31, 1850 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherStephen Atkins
October 24, 1852 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterMillie A Atkins
March 4, 1855 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherMartin B Atkins
March 3, 1864 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 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 fatherStephen Atkins
1866 (on the date of death)
Death 1866 (Age 28 years)
Last change February 13, 202018:38:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 2, 1831Grainger, Tennessee, United States
19 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Jane Atkins
Birth: July 29, 1832 20 18Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 8, 1922Powder Springs, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
5 years
Elijah “Eli” Atkins
Birth: April 26, 1837 25 23Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1866Tennessee, United States
23 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Mary C Atkins
Birth: calculated 1843 30 28Granger, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Samuel T Atkins
Birth: January 20, 1847 34 32Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 6, 1867Tennessee, United States
11 months
younger sister
Sarah Atkins
Birth: calculated 1847 34 32Granger, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger brother
Stephen Atkins
Birth: October 24, 1852 40 38Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 3, 1883Granger, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Millie A Atkins
Birth: March 4, 1855 43 41Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: Granger, Tennessee, United States
Family with Rachel Burnett - View this family
Elijah “Eli” Atkins
Birth: April 26, 1837 25 23Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1866Tennessee, United States
Rachel Burnett
Birth: calculated 1842Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1879Granger, Tennessee, United States

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Stephen Atkins - Household

Grainger, TN

Stephen Atkinshead38MWBlack SmithVA
Milly Atkinswife36FWVA
Elizabeth J Atkinsdaughter17FWTN
Eli Atkinsson13MWTN
Henry Adkinsson11MWTN
Lewis Atkinsson9MWTN
Mary C Atkinsdaughter7FWTN
Martin B Atkinsson5MWTN
Sarah Atkinsdaughter3FWTN