The Shemwell Family

Susan Jemimah WhatleyAge: 71 years17821853

Name
Susan Jemimah Whatley
Given names
Susan Jemimah
Surname
Whatley
Married name
Susan Jemimah Shemwell
Birth 1782 21
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Birth of a sisterMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
August 28, 1788 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 11 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
MarriageZachariah ShemwellView this family
September 6, 1802 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 21 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Birth of a daughter
#1Jemima Shemwell
1814 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#2John Paul Shemwell
about 1815 (Age 33 years)
Indenture Deed between 1810 and 1816 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 30 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Birth of a daughter
#3Maletha Shemwell
1818 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joseph Shemwell
about 1822 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a son
#5William Alexander Shemwell
about 1825 (Age 43 years)
Death of a husbandZachariah Shemwell
1826 (Age 44 years)
Census June 1, 1830 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 50 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 53 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Marriage of a childHenry George Clay CherryMaletha ShemwellView this family
about 1837 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Eramus Hooks
estimated 1838 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ann Hooks
estimated 1840 (Age 58 years)
Census 1840 (Age 58 years)
Note: Males
Birth of a grandson
#3John Randolph Cherry
December 20, 1841 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary Elizabeth Hooks
October 1, 1842 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Sarah Cherry
1842 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William Zachariah Cherry
November 29, 1843 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Alexander ShemwellMary Demarius GrayView this family
November 8, 1844 (Age 62 years)
Death of a motherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Hiram R Hooks
estimated 1846 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Mary Aliza Cherry
February 23, 1846 (Age 64 years)

Birth of a grandson
#9Hiram Rice Shemwell
July 7, 1846 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sonJoseph Shemwell
February 19, 1847 (Age 65 years)
Cause: Fever
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 64 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
Birth of a grandson
#10Thomas H “Tom” Cherry
1849 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11John Thomas Shemwell
May 1849 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12James C Hooks
March 23, 1850 (Age 68 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Nancy Ann Shemwell
March 5, 1851 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Joseph Howard “Joe” Cherry
June 25, 1851 (Age 69 years)
Land Record April 18, 1852 (Age 70 years)

Note: Jemima SHEMWELL to Thomas W. SHEMWELL, 200a on Piney Fork headwaters, part of Miles P. REEVES’ 300a; same land as mentioned in Book 15, page 509; wit: John ETHERIDGE, P. A. DAUGHERTY, H. G. CHERRY; 18 Apr 1852
Death about 1853 (Age 71 years)
Last change July 29, 201912:56:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
7 years
younger sister
Family with Zachariah Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 6, 1802Logan, Kentucky, United States
12 years
daughter
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
5 years
son
Joseph Shemwell
Birth: about 1822 52 40
Death: February 19, 1847Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
son
Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 23, 1794Granville, North Carolina, United States
step-daughter
step-daughter
step-son

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Census
Males 10<15 - 1 Joseph ? 15<20 - 1 William Alexander 15 20<30 - 1 John Paul 28 Females (off 1 box in census?) 10<15 - 1 15<20 - 1 20<30 - 2 Maletha 22, Jemima 26 50<60 - 1 Jemimah 58 8 in household
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Jemimah Whatley Household

14 Sept 1850 Stewart County

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
Jemimah Shemwell68FWFarmerGA
William Shemwell25MWTN
Mary Shemwell20FWTN
Rice Shemwell4MWTN
John Shemwell11MWTN
John Shemwell38MWTN

We think John 11 is only 1. -b & d Notes: William Ellis-Asst. Marshall P-389

Land Record
Jemima SHEMWELL to Thomas W. SHEMWELL, 200a on Piney Fork headwaters, part of Miles P. REEVES’ 300a; same land as mentioned in Book 15, page 509; wit: John ETHERIDGE, P. A. DAUGHERTY, H. G. CHERRY; 18 Apr 1852
Shared note
Kentucky Court of Appeals (See Media - Kentucky Court of Appeals) Indicates Mariam and Jemima were sisters and were married to Zachariah and Joseph, and Samuel and James were their brothers. http://books.google.com/books?id=P8YGAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA576&lpg=PA576&dq=shemwell+obituary&source=bl&ots=2YJEv90SVF&sig=KPbItqdcEz-ljYwN6OewE7sONwI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=UWpsUv--Ko7qkQfD8IGAAQ&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBDha#v=snippet&q=shem-%20well&f=false