The Shemwell Family

Samuel Thomas ShemwellAge: 66 years18361903

Name
Samuel Thomas Shemwell
Given names
Samuel Thomas
Surname
Shemwell
Birth May 15, 1836 37 35
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 9 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherJane “Jenny” Dickerson
1850 (Age 13 years)
Death of a fatherThomas James Shemwell
before April 19, 1854 (Age 17 years)

MarriageArmina M “Mina” ShemwellView this family
February 19, 1857 (Age 20 years)
Note: ST Shemwell - Armenia Shemwell Marriage
Birth of a daughter
#1Sara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
1857 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 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 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel J Shemwell
August 17, 1860 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Permelia Shemwell
1863 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 24 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Nancy “Mollie” Shemwell
October 26, 1865 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 30 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 30 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#4Katie Lofene Shemwell
February 27, 1869 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 32 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 34 years)
Birth of a son
#5James Thomas “Bud” Shemwell
June 2, 1872 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#6Charles Emmet Shemwell
June 5, 1874 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#7Walter Denson Shemwell
March 3, 1876 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Henry HallSara Elizabeth “Annie” ShemwellView this family
February 7, 1878 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Carma Ann Hall
September 25, 1878 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sonWalter Denson Shemwell
December 20, 1878 (Age 42 years)
Burial of a sonWalter Denson Shemwell
1878 (Age 41 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 41 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 son
#8Samuel Edward Shemwell
April 11, 1879 (Age 42 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Nelson Hall
June 20, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Death of a grandsonNelson Hall
July 29, 1882 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a grandsonNelson Hall
1882 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Amy John Hall
August 8, 1883 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Clair Shemwell
January 14, 1885 (Age 48 years)
Note: I think... Clair is illegitimate. No father on death cert. Mollie is mispelled in 1880 census. Clair is with Grandparents in 1900-b
Birth of a grandson
#5Ray Henry Hall
March 15, 1886 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Frank Cheatham Hall
August 29, 1888 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childJames William “Jimmy” GlennKatie Lofene ShemwellView this family
1889 (Age 52 years)
Death of a daughterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
February 1890 (Age 53 years)
Burial of a daughterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
1890 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#7Warner Lee Glenn
January 1891 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJames Thomas KennerMary Nancy “Mollie” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 13, 1892 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Herbert Shemwell
March 25, 1893 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Zeb Kenner
June 28, 1893 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childJames Thomas “Bud” ShemwellAddie Lucy ClaryView this family
February 4, 1894 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Ruby Shemwell
December 9, 1896 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Robert B Kenner
September 11, 1897 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 61 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
Marriage of a childCharles Emmet ShemwellLida HigginsView this family
about December 6, 1899 (Age 63 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Pearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
September 22, 1900 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13John Thomas “Johnny” Shemwell
April 30, 1901 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Claude Kenner
May 20, 1902 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Elmer Shemwell
August 25, 1902 (Age 66 years)
Death March 18, 1903 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 6, 1835Cooper, Missouri, United States
16 months
himself
-8 months
elder sister
sister
Family with Armina M “Mina” Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 19, 1857Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
daughter
7 years
daughter
Permelia Shemwell
Birth: 1863 26 23Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
2 years
son
21 months
son
Walter Denson Shemwell
Birth: March 3, 1876 39 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 20, 1878Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son

Samuel Thomas Shemwell has 37 first cousins recorded

Marriage
ST Shemwell - Armenia Shemwell Marriage
Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper MO.

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
S T Shemwell24MWFarm laborMO
A M Shemwell22FWKY
S E Shemwell1FWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Samuel Thomas Shemwell34MWFarmerMO
Armina A Shemwell32FWKeeping HouseKY
Sara E Shemwell11FWAt homeMO
Mellis A. Shemwell8FWMO
Nancy M Shemwell5FWMO
Katie L. Shemwell1FWKY

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

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Samuel Thomas ShemwellM44headM23FarmerMOKYKY
Arminia ShemwellF41wifeM23Keeping HouseKYKYKY
Permelia ShemwellF16daughterS-MOMOKY
Mary N ShemwellF14daughterS-MOMOKY
Katie L. ShemwellF11daughterS-KYMOKY
James T ShemwellM7sonS-KYMOKY
Charles E ShemwellM5sonS-KYMOKY
Samuel E ShemwellM1sonS-KYMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Samuel T ShemwellheadWMMar 183664M43--MOKYKYFarmer
Armenia M ShemwellwifeWFFeb 183862M4385KYKYKY
Samuel E ShemwellsonWMApr 187921S---KYMOKYFarm laborer
Clair Shemwellgrand-sonWMJan 188515S---KYKYKYFarm laborer