The Shemwell Family

Thomas Dalin ShemwellAge: 84 years18631948

Name
Thomas Dalin Shemwell
Given names
Thomas Dalin
Surname
Shemwell
Birth June 10, 1863 56 32
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
May 19, 1865 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 brotherRev. Roland W Shemwell
November 21, 1867 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
April 17, 1869 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 6 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
May 24, 1874 (Age 10 years)
Burial of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
after May 24, 1874 (Age 10 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a fatherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
October 1, 1878 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Death of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
June 1, 1885 (Age 21 years)

Burial of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
after June 1, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a half-brotherAllen James Shemwell
January 12, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Chronic hepatitis
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
October 20, 1895 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Shemwell
May 25, 1901 (Age 37 years)
MarriageJeffery Tood ShemwellView this family
March 18, 1903 (Age 39 years)
Death of a wifeJeffery Tood Shemwell
July 15, 1905 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterIowa Shemwell
September 1905 (Age 42 years)
Census 1910 (Age 46 years)
Address: Dist. 3
Occupation
Laborer/odd jobs
1910 (Age 46 years)

Death of a brotherDr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell
January 10, 1915 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 53 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 54 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Hall Shemwell
February 22, 1924 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherRev. Roland W Shemwell
August 24, 1926 (Age 63 years)
Cause: Diabetes
Burial of a brotherRev. Roland W Shemwell
August 26, 1926 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Laurel Oak Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
August 26, 1936 (Age 73 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
1936 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: McKinney Cemetery
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 78 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a brotherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
July 20, 1947 (Age 84 years)
Cause: Coronary occlusion-tuberculosis
Burial of a brotherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
July 22, 1947 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Finnell Family Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death February 13, 1948 (Age 84 years)
Burial after February 13, 1948
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change October 10, 202021:07:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Not married: about 1860
-5 years
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
Iowa Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1860 52 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1905Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
9 months
himself
Thomas Dalin Shemwell
Birth: June 10, 1863 56 32Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1948Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger sister
Mary Ann Shemwell
Birth: May 19, 1865 58 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1936Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
Rev. Martin Luther Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1869 61 38Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 20, 1947Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Martha Sinnot - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 1836
3 years
half-sister
Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: 1838 30 28New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 25, 1901New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
3 years
half-brother
Allen James Shemwell
Birth: 1840 32 30Louisiana, United States
Death: January 12, 1892Louisiana, United States
5 years
half-brother
Frank H Shemwell
Birth: 1844 36 34New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1885
3 years
half-sister
Mary Alice Shemwell
Birth: December 17, 1846 39 36New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 24, 1874New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Family with Jeffery Tood Shemwell - View this family
himself
Thomas Dalin Shemwell
Birth: June 10, 1863 56 32Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1948Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
wife
Jeffery Tood Shemwell
Birth: September 18, 1881 39 36Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 15, 1905Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 18, 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States

Thomas Dalin Shemwell has 44 first cousins recorded

Father's family (44)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell “Ellen” Shemwell
2Henry James Hester18291905
3Howel Hester1830
Parents Thomas Charles Hewell + Mary Lucinda Shemwell
3Edward Boyd Hewell18421900
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
2Athalia E Clardy18471923
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
6Elizabeth Clardy18641870
Parents David Mushet + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Richard Mushet18471849
2Kate Mushet18481932

Mother's family (0)

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Higgs Shemwell - Household

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Harrison Shemwell63MWFarmerKY
Elizabeth Shemwell39FWKeeping houseTN
Henry Shemwell15MWFarm HandTN
Iowa Shemwell10FWat homeTN
Joseph Shemwell8MWTN
Thomas Shemwell7MWTN
Mary Shemwell5FWTN
Roland Shemwell3MWTN
Luther Shemwell4MWTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Liz ShemwellWF49HeadM26Keeping HouseTNNCNC
Henry H ShemwellMuM25sonS-FarmerTNTNTN
Iowa ShemwellMuF20daughterS-TNTNTN
Joseph ShemwellMuM19sonS-TNTNTN
Thomas ShemwellMuM17sonS-TNTNTN
Mary S ShemwellMuF15daughterS-TNTNTN
Roland ShemwellMuM12sonS-TNKYTN
Martin L ShemwellMuM11sonS-TNKYTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 155

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

ED 62 Civil District 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Thomas Dalin ShemwellheadWMJun 186336S---TNTNTNFarmer
Iowa Shemwellelder sisterWFMar 186040S---TNTNTN
Mary Ann Shemwellyounger sisterWFMay 186535S---TNTNTN

Notes: Next door to brother Joseph with sisters

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Penelope Frances Coursey - Household

Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, USA

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Penelope Frances CourseyheadFW73WKYKYVA
Susan Earl DeberrydaughterFW38WKYKYKY
Thomas D Shemwellson-in-lawMW57WTNTNTNClerkLumber ?

Notes: All are Widowed