The Shemwell Family

Anna Elizabeth “Annie” ShemwellAge: 75 years18591934

Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
Given names
Anna Elizabeth
Married name
Anna Elizabeth McMahan
Married name
Anna Elizabeth Turner
Birth August 30, 1859 35 29
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 9 months)
Birth of a sisterSarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
May 1862 (Age 2 years)
Note: or 1863
Birth of a sisterMary Louisa Shemwell
April 20, 1864 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterLouisa Shemwell
1868 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterLouisa Shemwell
August 1869 (Age 9 years)
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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Shemwell
after July 1870 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterLouella “Lula” Carrie Shemwell
September 25, 1871 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Gorrell
August 22, 1873 (Age 13 years)

MarriageWilliam Nicholas McMahanView this family
March 31, 1878 (Age 18 years)
Note: James M. Huff, J.P.
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mamie McMahan
about 1879 (Age 19 years)
Census June 6, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Elzira “Ella” McMahan
September 10, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles Nicholas “Charlie” McMahan
February 28, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherLouisa M Lee
October 28, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Annie McMahan
October 17, 1891 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Bessie Marguerite McMahan
November 14, 1894 (Age 35 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 -
Death of a daughterAnnie McMahan
before 1900 (Age 40 years)
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Lester Lee Roper
November 25, 1901 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterSarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
1901 (Age 41 years)

Death of a husbandWilliam Nicholas McMahan
April 19, 1902 (Age 42 years)
MarriageGreenberry “Doc” TurnerView this family
August 1902 (Age 42 years)

Death of a fatherGeorge Morton Shemwell
July 29, 1904 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Pearl Inez Roper
October 16, 1907 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJohn B ReedBessie Marguerite McMahanView this family
1909 (Age 49 years)
Census May 5, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Fern Gladys Roper
August 5, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Frank Oliver Reed
August 6, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Nicholas “Charlie” McMahanJulia HaganView this family
Type: Civil marriage
March 8, 1911 (Age 51 years)
Address: Gainesville, Ozark, Missouri, United States
Birth of a grandson
#5Charles Nicholas “Nick” McMahan
June 22, 1913 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam David Shemwell
August 26, 1913 (Age 53 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Cause: Cancer of the Liver
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 -
Death of a brotherAlexander Taylor Shemwell
July 24, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Burial of a brotherAlexander Taylor Shemwell
July 26, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Lamine Cemetery
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-
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 -
Birth of a grandson
#6LaRoy Raymond Roper
October 13, 1919 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Ruby McMahan
calculated 1919 (Age 59 years)
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Lillian McMahan
February 24, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Iteele Margaret Reed
April 30, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sisterLouella “Lula” Carrie Shemwell
January 15, 1922 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Cancer
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Anna Pearl Reed
February 6, 1924 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Helen Fern Reed
May 31, 1925 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 70 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 70 years)
Death of a granddaughterRuby McMahan
1931 (Age 71 years)

Death October 22, 1934 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: New Liberty Baptist Cemetery
Last change August 19, 201912:09:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 15, 1845Logan, Kentucky, United States
11 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
5 years
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Louisa Shemwell
Birth: 1868 43 37Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: August 1869Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger sister
Family with William Nicholas McMahan - View this family
Marriage: March 31, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
21 months
4 years
Elzira “Ella” McMahan
Birth: September 10, 1882 35 23Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1943West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
3 years
7 years
Annie McMahan
Birth: October 17, 1891 44 32Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900Missouri, United States
3 years
Family with Greenberry “Doc” Turner - View this family
Greenberry “Doc” Turner
Birth: September 24, 1852Cherokee, Georgia, United States
Death: October 1, 1943Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
Marriage: August 1902

Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell has 22 first cousins recorded

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

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

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

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

James M. Huff, J.P.
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William Nicholas McMahan - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri

MacMahan, W NWM32headMFarmerMOKYMO
MacMahan, Anna LWF20wifeMKeeping houseMOKYKY
MacMahan, MamieWM1daughterSMOMOMO

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Nicholas McMahan - Household

Siloam Springs Howell, Missouri

William McMahanheadWMJun184753M22MOKYKYFarmer
Ada McMahanwifeWFAug185940M2263MOKYKY
Elzira McMahandaughterWFSep188217SMOMOMO
Charles N McMahansonWMFeb188515SMOMOMO
Bessie McMahandaughterWFNov18945SMOMOMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Greenberry Turner - Household

Sisson, Howell, Missouri

Turner, Dock GheadMW57M7GAUSUSProprietorGrist Mill
Turner, AnniewifeFW50M763MOKYKY
Turner, StelladaughterFW18SMOGAMO
Turner, Robert LsonMW12SMOGAMOLaborerOdd Jobs
MacMahan, Charles Nstep sonMW24SMOMOMOLaborerOdd Jobs

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Greenberry Turner - Household

Dry Creek, Howell, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Turner, DockheadMW67MGANCSCFarmer
Turner, AnniewifeFW56MMOKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Greenberry Turner - Household

Dry Creek, Howell, Missouri

George V TurnerheadMW77M21TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Anna TurnerwifeFW71M19MOKYKY
Sylvester P Shemwellbrother in lawMW74WdKYKYKYLaborerGeneral Farm