The Shemwell Family

Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” ScottAge: 81 years18591941

Name
Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
Given names
Sarah Frances
Surname
Scott
Married name
Sarah Frances Hall
Married name
Sarah Frances Shemwell
Nickname
Ma Sissie
Birth November 21, 1859
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 months)

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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMarquis Delumuel “Mark” ShemwellView this family
June 9, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1George William Shemwell
April 6, 1881 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Charles Henry “Charlie” Shemwell
June 3, 1883 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Hardy Shemwell
September 8, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sonJames Hardy Shemwell
October 15, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Burial of a sonJames Hardy Shemwell
1885 (Age 25 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a son
#4Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
April 5, 1888 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5Shemwell
April 1889 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Sue Belle Shemwell
August 1890 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell
August 25, 1894 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge William ShemwellMyrtle Viola PhillipsView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 27, 1903 (Age 43 years)
Death of a husbandMarquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell
May 20, 1905 (Age 45 years)
Religious marriageJohn Henry HallView this family
October 17, 1906 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Euphalee M Shemwell
December 1, 1906 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Earl Hall
about 1907 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Dona L Hall
September 13, 1908 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Coleman W Shemwell
August 23, 1909 (Age 49 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Delia May Hall
April 14, 1911 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Thomas D Cumbee
October 3, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Henry “Charlie” ShemwellFrances Alice RoeView this family
calculated 1912 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Edgar Moses Shemwell
April 24, 1914 (Age 54 years)
Note: or April 24, 1914
Birth of a grandson
#8Clifton Oscar Cumbee
September 20, 1914 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a grandson
#9James Mark Shemwell
January 4, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Thomas H Hall
May 13, 1918 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 58 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Laura Lee Shemwell
February 29, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Mary Frances Hall
February 17, 1921 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Emma Pauline Cumbee
September 15, 1924 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Verdene “Verde” Hall
January 18, 1926 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Fanny Blanche Cumbee
May 15, 1927 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 69 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a grandsonThomas H Hall
February 12, 1930 (Age 70 years)
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Robert Lee “Bob” Cumbee
May 21, 1930 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Jewel Denzel Hall
January 4, 1931 (Age 71 years)
Death of a granddaughterJewel Denzel Hall
February 4, 1931 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#18Dorothy Ann Hall
April 26, 1932 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#19Mary Ellen Cumbee
May 22, 1933 (Age 73 years)
Death of a granddaughterEuphalee M Shemwell
April 28, 1937 (Age 77 years)
Marriage of a childSylvester Lewis “Cy” ShemwellEmma H HigginsView this family
estimated 1938 (Age 78 years)

Census April 10, 1940 (Age 80 years)
Death May 17, 1941 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change August 26, 201717:19:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 9, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
James Hardy Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1885 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 15, 1885Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
son
17 months
daughter
4 years
daughter
Family with John Henry Hall - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 17, 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States
John Henry Hall + Sara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: February 7, 1878Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 months
step-daughter
3 years
step-son
Nelson Hall
Birth: June 20, 1881 29 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 29, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-son
3 years
step-son
Frank Cheatham Hall
Birth: August 29, 1888 36 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1980Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Marquis Delemuel Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupation
Markus ShemwellheadWMMar 185644M19--KYKYKYFarmer
Sarah F ShemwellwifeWFNov 185940M1965KYKYKY
George W ShemwellsonWMApr 188119S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Charles H ShemwellsonWMJun 188317S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sey L ShemwellsonWMApr 188811S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sue B ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18909S---KYKYKY
Mary V ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18945S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Henry Hall - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Hall, John HheadMW59M2KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Hall, Sara FwifeFW50M265KYKYKY
Hall, Frank CsonMW21SKYKYMOFarm laborHome farm

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Henry Hall - Household

Coal Bank Road Sharon, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hall, John HheadMW79M27KYKYKYFarmingGen Farm
Shemwell, Sarah FwifeFW70M21KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John Henry Hall - Household

Coal Bank Road Todd, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hall, John HenryheadMW88MKYsame placeFarmingFarmer
Hall, Sara FranciswifeFW80MKYsame place