The Shemwell Family

William David ShemwellAge: 45 years18691915

William David Shemwell
Given names
William David
Birth May 1869 23 22
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterLillian Belle “Lily” Shemwell
November 14, 1876 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.
April 14, 1878 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRev. Oswell William Brockman
June 28, 1878 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census July 5, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Shemwell
August 28, 1881 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterBescelia Norine “Bessie” Shemwell
May 1883 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterCaroline O “Carrie” Shemwell
April 2, 1889 (Age 19 years)
MarriageHenrietta Jane “Etta” PringView this family
1891 (Age 21 years)

Living in 1893 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Jane Shemwell
March 1896 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Clarence Henry Shemwell
December 15, 1897 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#3Dorothy Pruitt “Mable” Shemwell
June 30, 1899 (Age 30 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherVirginia Cordelia “Jennie” Brockman
September 11, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Guardianship October 1900 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4John William Shemwell
August 21, 1903 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#5Judson A Shemwell
January 7, 1906 (Age 36 years)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 40 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherPermelia Belinda Rickman
September 30, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Death April 15, 1915 (Age 45 years)
Burial April 18, 1915 (3 days after death)
Address: Plot: Block 00071 000068 - 0000SE
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change February 9, 202012:52:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 3, 1863Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder sister
Lieu A Shemwell
Birth: March 7, 1864 18 17Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 22, 1864Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
4 years
8 years
younger sister
Lillian Belle “Lily” Shemwell
Birth: November 14, 1876 31 29Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1932Los Angeles, California, United States
17 months
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
Caroline O “Carrie” Shemwell
Birth: April 2, 1889 43 42Kansas, United States
Death: March 12, 1966Los Angeles, California, United States
Family with Henrietta Jane “Etta” Pring - View this family
Marriage: 1891
5 years
21 months
18 months
4 years
John William Shemwell
Birth: August 21, 1903 34 33Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Death: June 7, 1975San Diego, California, United States
2 years

William David Shemwell has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William A. Shemwell - Household

06 Oct. 1870 Page 5 Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

William A. Shemwell25MWFarmerKY
Virginia Cordelia Brockman22FWKeeping HouseTN
James Harvey Shemwell5MWKY
William David Shemwell1MWKY

Notes: 2 Doors Down from James Jr. and Permelia

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

Richview, Washington, Ill

William A ShemwellWM35headM17LaborerKYVATN
Virginia ShemwellWF33wifeM17Keeps houseKYKYTN
James ShemwellWM15sonS-LaborerKYKYKY
William ShemwellWM11sonS-KYKYKY
Lily ShemwellWF6daughterS-KYKYKY
Walter ShemwellWM2sonS-KYKYKY

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

Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, USA

William ShemwellheadWMMay 186931M6--KYKYKYBroker
Etta ShemwellwifeWFDec 186930M633ENGENGENG
Mary ShemwelldaughterWFMar 18964S---COKYENG
Mable ShemwelldaughterWFJun 189911mS---COKYENG
Clarence H ShemwellsonWMDec 18972S---COKYENG
Gertrude RickmancousinWFFeb 187624S---UNKUNKUNK

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

1910 Colorado Springs El Paso, CO

William D ShemwellheadM40M14--KYKYKYMiningSilver & Gold
Henrietta P ShemwellwifeF41M1455ENGENGENG
Mary J ShemwelldaughterF14S---COKYENG
Clarence H ShemwellsonM12S---COKYENG
Dorothy P ShemwelldaughterF10S---COKYENG
John W. ShemwellsonM7S---COKYENG
Judson A. ShemwellsonM4S---COKYENG