The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth N. Lassiter Tombstone 2

Elizabeth Nolan LassiterAge: 58 years18171876

Elizabeth Nolan Lassiter
Given names
Elizabeth Nolan
Married name
Elizabeth Nolan Shemwell
Birth September 17, 1817 33 29
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 14 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Death of a fatherWillie Lassiter
before November 2, 1835 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 18 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 -
MarriageAllen J “A J” ShemwellView this family
1842 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Emily “Emma” Shemwell
1843 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Alice Shemwell
May 17, 1845 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Dr. Frank Allen Shemwell
September 22, 1847 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 28 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 27, 1850 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” Shemwell
December 1850 (Age 33 years)
Death of a daughterEmily “Emma” Shemwell
July 22, 1852 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a son
#5Wiley Shemwell
1853 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Sarah Adele Shemwell
September 1, 1855 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Helen Shemwell
1858 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Florence A Shemwell
July 18, 1859 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 39 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 2, 1860 (Age 42 years)
Note: Dist. 7 Dover
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 43 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 -
Marriage of a childThomas M “Tom” RallsMary Alice ShemwellView this family
June 22, 1865 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 49 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 49 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Eddie M Ralls
February 1868 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 51 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2Walter James Ralls
February 12, 1870 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherRebecca
September 25, 1870 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Franklin Warren Ralls
October 1, 1872 (Age 55 years)
Death March 28, 1876 (Age 58 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pettit Cemetery
Last change December 5, 201513:36:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Willie Lassiter
Birth: about 1784Northampton, North Carolina, United States
Death: before November 2, 1835Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Allen J “A J” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: 1842
2 years
Emily “Emma” Shemwell
Birth: 1843 38 25Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 22, 1852
2 years
2 years
Dr. Frank Allen Shemwell
Birth: September 22, 1847 42 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 31, 1923Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
3 years
3 years
Wiley Shemwell
Birth: 1853 48 35Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Sarah Adele Shemwell
Birth: September 1, 1855 50 37Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 1936Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Helen Shemwell
Birth: 1858 53 40Stewart, Tennessee, United States
18 months
Florence A Shemwell
Birth: July 18, 1859 54 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 9, 1916Mt. Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

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