The Shemwell Family

Emily Ellen ShemwellAge: 70 years18231893

Emily Ellen Shemwell
Given names
Emily Ellen
Married name
Emily Ellen Clardy
Birth July 24, 1823 40 34
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
1826 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 8 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a brotherJoseph Theodore Shemwell
about 1834 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 12 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 -
Death of a fatherJoseph M Shemwell
March 6, 1838 (Age 14 years)
Note: or Stewart, Tennessee, United States
MarriageJoseph B ClardyView this family
October 7, 1841 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Alice Olivia Clardy
October 19, 1845 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Athalia E Clardy
May 1, 1847 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 22 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 -
Birth of a son
#3James Harrison “Henry” Clardy
March 24, 1850 (Age 26 years)
Census December 7, 1850 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ellen C Clardy
February 22, 1852 (Age 28 years)
Death of a daughterEllen C Clardy
July 2, 1855 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Croup
Death of a motherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a son
#5Thomas Morton Clardy
November 11, 1858 (Age 35 years)
JT Shamwell Idiot Guard Bond December 6, 1858 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 33 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 8, 1860 (Age 36 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Theodore Shemwell
after 1860 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Elizabeth Clardy
1864 (Age 40 years)

Death of a brotherDr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell
after 1863 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 37 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 43 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 43 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a daughterElizabeth Clardy
before 1870 (Age 46 years)

Census June 25, 1870 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childLeonard Franklin HowardAthalia E ClardyView this family
July 3, 1870 (Age 46 years)
Death of a daughterAlice Olivia Clardy
November 20, 1871 (Age 48 years)

Burial of a daughterAlice Olivia Clardy
1871 (Age 47 years)
Cemetery: Clardy Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Elizabeth B “Lizzie” Howard
September 1875 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherZachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell
August 31, 1876 (Age 53 years)
Burial of a brotherZachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell
September 1876 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
Death of a brotherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
October 1, 1878 (Age 55 years)
Burial of a brotherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
1878 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: McKinney Cemetery
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a brotherAllen James “A J” Shemwell
December 8, 1879 (Age 56 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sisterEleanor Kittrell Shemwell
November 19, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandJoseph B Clardy
January 22, 1886 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Morton ClardyNannie Electra KillebrewView this family
December 28, 1886 (Age 63 years)
Burial of a husbandJoseph B Clardy
1886 (Age 62 years)
Cemetery: Clardy Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Geneva Clardy
December 1887 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
May 29, 1890 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Joseph Samuel Clardy
October 21, 1890 (Age 67 years)
Death July 30, 1893 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery: Clardy Cemetery
Last change December 8, 201712:18:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 26, 1803Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
8 years
3 years
younger sister
9 years
younger brother
Family with Joseph B Clardy - View this family
Marriage: October 7, 1841Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Alice Olivia Clardy
Birth: October 19, 1845 31 22Tennessee, United States
Death: November 20, 1871
18 months
Athalia E Clardy
Birth: May 1, 1847 33 23Tennessee, United States
Death: March 13, 1923Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
3 years
James Harrison “Henry” Clardy
Birth: March 24, 1850 36 26Tennessee, United States
Death: February 29, 1932Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Ellen C Clardy
Birth: February 22, 1852 38 28Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 2, 1855Christian, Kentucky, United States
7 years
6 years

Emily Ellen Shemwell has 47 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
1Jemima Shemwell18141857
2John Paul Shemwell18151880
3Maletha Shemwell18181894
4Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James G Shemwell17981849
3Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Samuel Kittrell + Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
3Solomon Kittrell18071872
4Joseph Kittrell18091840
5Samuel B Kittrell18201854
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joseph B Clardy - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

Joseph Clardyhead39MWFarmerVA
Emily Clardywife30FWTN
Alice Clardydaughter8FWTN
Othalia Clardydaughter5FWTN
James Clardyson1moMWTN
Milly Shemwell60FWVA
Theodore Shemwell16MWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Joseph B Clardy - Household

Indian Mound, Stewart, Tennessee

Joseph Clardyhead45MWFarmerVA
Emma Clardywife37FWTN
Alice Clardydaughter15FWTN
Athalia Clardydaughter13FWTN
James Clardyson10MWTN
Thomas Clardyson1MWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joseph B Clardy - Household

Indian Mound, Stewart, Tennessee

Clardy, Josephhead56MW??VA11
Clardy, Emilywife47FWKeeping HouseTN
Clardy, Alicedaughter22FWAt HomeTN
Clardy, Opheliadaughter21FWAt HomeTN
Clardy, Jamesson19MWFarm HandTN
Clardy, Thomasson9MWTN

Joseph could not vote? -b

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Joseph B Clardy - Household

Big Rock, Stewart, TN

Clardy, JosephWM65headMFarmingVAVAVA
Clardy, EmilyWF56wifeMTNMDGA
Clardy, ThomasWM21sonSTNVATN
Knight CordeliaWF11SKYKYKY
Clardy, JohnWM60WdHouse CarpenterVAVAVA

Who are Cordelia Knight and John Clardy -b