The Shemwell Family

Angie Elizabeth “Bettie” McElroyAge: 42 years18531895

Name
Angie Elizabeth “Bettie” McElroy
Given names
Angie Elizabeth
Surname
McElroy
Married name
Angie Elizabeth Shemwell
Nickname
Bettie
Birth about 1853
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

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 8 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
MarriageJohn Thomas ShemwellView this family
November 1, 1868 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Luella “Ella” Shemwell
January 1871 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2Luther Edgar Shemwell
September 24, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3George Shemwell
1877 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 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 daughter
#4Sarah Florence Shemwell
December 23, 1879 (Age 26 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5Artie M Shemwell
April 17, 1883 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#6Bert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
November 1, 1885 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Zora May Shemwell
December 20, 1887 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Mamie Flora Shemwell
March 11, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam C “Max” HagerLuella “Ella” ShemwellView this family
April 7, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Max Hager
March 3, 1892 (Age 39 years)
Death before 1895 (Age 42 years)

Family with John Thomas Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 1, 1868Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Artie M Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1883 33 30Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 21, 1936Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Bert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
Birth: November 1, 1885 36 32Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1921Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
daughter
Zora May Shemwell
Birth: December 20, 1887 38 34Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 5, 1956Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
daughter
John Thomas Shemwell + Angeline “Angie” Gray - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Angeline “Angie” Gray
Birth: June 1858Tennessee, United States
Death: September 27, 1924Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: June 25, 1895Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
step-son
Lee Roy Shemwell
Birth: January 15, 1899 49 40
Death: May 23, 1961Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
John Thomas Shemwell + Mary E “Molly” - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:

No family available

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Thomas Shemwell - Household

Dist. 7 Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Shemwell, Thos.WM31headTN
Shemwell, LizzieWF27wifeTNNCTN
Shemwell, LuellaWF9daughterTNTNTN
Shemwell, LutherWM6sonTNTNTN
Shemwell, GeorgeWM3sonTNTNTN
Shemwell, WF1daughterTNTNTN

Notes: Enem. by W. M. McElroy Daughter 1 yo. no name.. Florence is in the 1900 census as 19 yo.