The Shemwell Family

Louisa M LeeAge: 56 years18301886

Name
Louisa M Lee
Given names
Louisa M
Surname
Lee
Married name
Louisa M Shemwell
Birth July 21, 1830 29 28
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 17 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a sisterAdeline Lee
1833 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a brotherCharles Penic Lee
March 20, 1839 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterFlora Isabell Lee
January 1, 1841 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterHarriett Lee
1844 (Age 13 years)

MarriageGeorge Morton ShemwellView this family
September 15, 1845 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterGabriella Lee
February 20, 1846 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#1William David Shemwell
August 22, 1846 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#2Alexander Taylor Shemwell
March 4, 1849 (Age 18 years)
Census September 18, 1850 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3John William Shemwell
August 1851 (Age 21 years)
Note: or Aug. 1852
Birth of a son
#4Sylvester Penic Shemwell
June 20, 1854 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
August 30, 1859 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 26 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Sarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
May 1862 (Age 31 years)
Note: or 1863
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary Louisa Shemwell
April 20, 1864 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 30 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Marriage of a childWilliam David ShemwellLucy Elizabeth PlatteView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 8, 1867 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 36 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 36 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#8Louisa Shemwell
1868 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Standard Shemwell
September 7, 1868 (Age 38 years)
Death of a daughterLouisa Shemwell
August 1869 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ida Mae Shemwell
November 29, 1869 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 38 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
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Solon Underwood Shemwell
June 12, 1871 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Louella “Lula” Carrie Shemwell
September 25, 1871 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childJohn William ShemwellMadora CramerView this family
January 9, 1873 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Edward Lee Shemwell
February 15, 1873 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Rosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
February 13, 1874 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Elma Medora Shemwell
June 5, 1875 (Age 44 years)
Death of a granddaughterElma Medora Shemwell
April 30, 1876 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childSylvester Penic ShemwellEva Ann CramerView this family
May 16, 1876 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childIshamel Higdon WhitlowSarah M “Sallie” ShemwellView this family
January 10, 1878 (Age 47 years)
Note: James M. Huff, JP
Marriage of a childWilliam Nicholas McMahanAnna Elizabeth “Annie” ShemwellView this family
March 31, 1878 (Age 47 years)
Note: James M. Huff, J.P.
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Anna Margaret “Maggie” Shemwell
June 3, 1878 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a grandson
#8George Ludwell Shemwell
September 6, 1878 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mamie McMahan
about 1879 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10John Morton “Jack” Shemwell
March 5, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Flora Dell Whitlow
July 6, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Eyla J “Ella” Shemwell
April 22, 1881 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childJames Finley BurrisMary Louisa ShemwellView this family
Type: Civil marriage
July 23, 1882 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Dovie Myrtle Shemwell
July 26, 1882 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Nellie Whitlow
August 1882 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Elzira “Ella” McMahan
September 10, 1882 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Unnamed Burris
December 16, 1883 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#17Henry Andrew “Boss” Shemwell
September 30, 1884 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Charles Nicholas “Charlie” McMahan
February 28, 1885 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#19Anna Louise “Dolly” Whitlow
April 21, 1885 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#20Dorval Burris
August 4, 1885 (Age 55 years)
Death October 28, 1886 (Age 56 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lamine Cemetery
Last change August 19, 201912:09:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 29, 1822Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
4 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
Flora Isabell Lee
Birth: January 1, 1841 40 39Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 1913Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Family with George Morton Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 15, 1845Logan, Kentucky, United States
11 months
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
5 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
Louisa Shemwell
Birth: 1868 43 37Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: August 1869Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
daughter

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - George Morton Shemwell - Household

Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
George M Shemwellhead26MWFarmerKY
Louisa M Shemwellwife18FWKY
William D Shemwellson3MWKY
Alexander Shemwellson1MWKY

District 2

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - George Morton Shemwell - Household

Georgetown Post Office Bowling Green Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
George M. Shemwell33MWFarmer400KY
Louisa Shemwell28FWKY
William D. Shemwell13MWKY
Alexander Shemwell11MWKY
John Shemwell8MWKY
Sylvester Shemwell6MWMO
Ann Eliza Shemwell9mFWMO
William Shemwell60MWNC
Mary Shemwell58FWVA

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - George Morton Shemwell - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
G M Shemwell45MWFarmerKY
Louisa Shemwell40FWKeeping HouseKY
Sylvester Shemwell16MWWorks on farmKY
Elizabeth Shemwell10FWMO
Sarah Shemwell7FWMO
Mary Shemwell5FWMO
William Shemwell69MWRet FarmerNC
Mary Shemwell68FWRet from KHVA

Notes: William & Lucy next door

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - George Morton Shemwell - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
G M ShemwellWM56headMMFarmerKYNCVA
Louisa ShemwellWF50wifeMMKeeping houseKYKYKY
A T ShemwellWM32sonSSFarm laborerKYKYKY
Mary ShemwellWF14daughterSSAt homeMOKYKY
Louella ShemwellWF9daughterSSMOKYKY
Rosie ShemwellWF6grand-daughterSSMOKYMO
John ShemwellWM28sonSWDCarpenterKYKYKY

Text: Living with grandparents, George Morton and Louisa Shemwell, and father, John William Shemwell. Madora Cramer Shemwell, mother, had died.