The Shemwell Family

Francis “Fanny” McGeheeAge: 75 years18181893

Francis “Fanny” McGehee
Given names
Married name
Francis Daughtery
Married name
Francis Daugherty
Birth February 4, 1818 47 44
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 13 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageGeorge Washington DaughertyView this family
about 1839 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Ann “Anna” Daugherty
August 29, 1841 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Francis M “Frank” Daugherty
September 20, 1844 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ellen Jane Daugherty
about 1844 (Age 25 years)
Will October 30, 1844 (Age 26 years)
Note: The will made John McGehee the executor. It documented the 6 slaves that Osborn owned. It listed wife, Rebecca, and his 7 children (Ann, John, Martha (aka Patsey), Sarah (aka Sally), Eleanor (aka Nelly), Nancy, and Francis.
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Birth of a son
#4Cyrus Frost Daugherty
October 14, 1848 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 27 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 -
Immigration about 1850 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5James Monroe Daugherty
July 3, 1850 (Age 32 years)
Census November 23, 1850 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherOsborn McGehee
June 1857 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherSarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1857 (Age 38 years)
Note: Daughter Anna McGehee Hood Johnson had "boarded and clothed" both Rebecca and Osburn from March 27, 1857 to June 25, 1857. She was paid $55.35 for this service from the estate (Conway Co., Arkansas, Probate Book C, page 317) These records give us an approximate date of death for both Osborn and Rebecca.
Birth of a son
#6George Washington Daugherty Jr.
April 30, 1858 (Age 40 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 38 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a sisterEleanor “Nelly” McGehee
May 15, 1860 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterMartha “Patsey” McGehee
after 1860 (Age 41 years)

Death of a husbandGeorge Washington Daugherty
May 24, 1861 (Age 43 years)
Note: Find A Grave Memorial# 113394551
Death of a sisterSarah “Sally” McGehee
October 18, 1862 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 43 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 48 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 48 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a sonCyrus Frost Daugherty
January 20, 1868 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 50 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 brotherJohn McGehee
about January 1875 (Age 56 years)
Note: Probate Court established Ann McGehee as the Administrator of John McGehee's estate on January 20, 1875. This would suggest he probably died sometime in January 1875.
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterAnna McGehee
about 1884 (Age 65 years)
Death November 24, 1893 (Age 75 years)
Elizabeth Ann “Anna” Daugherty
February 17, 1912 (Age 94 years)
George Washington Daugherty Jr.
April 23, 1931 (Age 113 years)
James Monroe Daugherty
January 6, 1932 (Age 113 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Deal-Gist Burial Plot - Poolville Community
Last change January 27, 202217:22:04

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 31, 1798Granville, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
7 years
elder sister
6 years
elder sister
6 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
Family with George Washington Daugherty - View this family
Marriage: about 1839
6 years
Francis M “Frank” Daugherty
Birth: September 20, 1844 37 26Arkansas, United States
Death: March 4, 1905Missouri, United States
-3 years
Elizabeth Ann “Anna” Daugherty
Birth: August 29, 1841 34 23Arkansas, United States
Death: February 17, 1912Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
3 years
Ellen Jane Daugherty
Birth: about 1844 36 25Arkansas, United States
Death: June 15, 1916Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
5 years
Cyrus Frost Daugherty
Birth: October 14, 1848 41 30Missouri, United States
Death: January 20, 1868Parker, Texas, United States
21 months
James Monroe Daugherty
Birth: July 3, 1850 43 32Texas, United States
Death: January 6, 1932Azle, Parker, Texas, United States
8 years

Francis “Fanny” McGehee has 64 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (42)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen B Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
2Jemima Shemwell18141857
3John Paul Shemwell18151880
4Maletha Shemwell18181894
5Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
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 Shemwell17981849
2Nancy Shemwell18001855
3Thomas Shemwell18011850
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
6Jane Shemwell18111862
7William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Samuel James Kittrell Jr + Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
3Solomon Kittrell18071872
4Joseph Kittrell18091840
5Samuel B Kittrell18201854
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890