The Shemwell Family

Zachariah ShemwellAge: 56 years17701826

Name
Zachariah Shemwell
Given names
Zachariah
Surname
Shemwell
Birth 1770 43 20
Birth of a sisterAnna Margaret Shemwell
about October 1771 (Age 21 months)
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a sisterSarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 4 years)
Note: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Birth of a brotherJames Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 6 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 5 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Birth of a sisterEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 20, 1780 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 5 years)

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
MarriageMary SuitView this family
July 23, 1794 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Bondsmen for Zach & Mary are Z. and George Shemwell
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 23 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a son
#1Thomas W Shemwell
July 1800 (Age 30 years)
Permission granted August 23, 1801 (Age 31 years)

Note: Permitted to pass to Elbert Crthse, Ga through Cherokee Land
MarriageSusan Jemimah WhatleyView this family
September 6, 1802 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 33 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
Residence between 1804 and 1812 (Age 34 years)
Property
400 acres
November 1, 1804 (Age 34 years)
Note: Water Course: West Fork - Red River
Property
400 acres
November 1, 1804 (Age 34 years)
Note: Water Course: Barren Fork Little West Fork Red River
Property
100 acres
November 1, 1804 (Age 34 years)
Note: Water Course: Barren Fork Little West Fork Red River
Property
75 acres
December 20, 1804 (Age 34 years)
Note: Water Course: Barren Fork of West Fork Red River
Property
73 acres
April 1805 (Age 35 years)
Note: Water Course: Flat Lick Fork of Little West Fork Red River
Property
200 acres
December 14, 1805 (Age 35 years)
Note: Water Course: West Fork Red River
Death of a motherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 40 years)
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 40 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Clarke
after 1810 (Age 40 years)
Property
98 acres
May 2, 1812 (Age 42 years)
Note: Piney Fork of Red River
Property
48 acres
June 30, 1812 (Age 42 years)
Note: Water Course: West Fork Red River
Birth of a daughter
#2Jemima Shemwell
1814 (Age 44 years)

Property
150 acres
January 17, 1814 (Age 44 years)
Property
186.5 acres
January 18, 1814 (Age 44 years)
Note: Water Course: Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Property
100 acres
April 20, 1814 (Age 44 years)
Note: Water Course; Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Property
50 acres
April 27, 1814 (Age 44 years)
Note: Water Course: Brushy Fork of Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Indenture Deed between 1810 and 1816 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 42 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 son
#3John Paul Shemwell
about 1815 (Age 45 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCapt. Zachariah Higgs
1816 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Maletha Shemwell
1818 (Age 48 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 50 years)
Note: 1820 USA Federal Census Zakeriah Shamwell
Birth of a son
#5Joseph Shemwell
about 1822 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a son
#6William Alexander Shemwell
about 1825 (Age 55 years)
Will December 10, 1825 (Age 55 years)
Death 1826 (Age 56 years)
Probate July 17, 1826 (Age 56 years)
Last change September 17, 201910:59:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1765St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
elder sister
6 years
himself
22 months
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
13 months
younger brother
sister
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Suit - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 23, 1794Granville, North Carolina, United States
daughter
daughter
son
Family with Susan Jemimah Whatley - View this family
himself
wife
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 has 9 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Marriage
The Bondsmen for Zach & Mary are Z. and George Shemwell
Permission granted
Permitted to pass to Elbert Crthse, Ga through Cherokee Land
Property
Water Course: West Fork - Red River
Property
Water Course: Barren Fork Little West Fork Red River
Property
Water Course: Barren Fork Little West Fork Red River
Property
Water Course: Barren Fork of West Fork Red River
Property
Water Course: Flat Lick Fork of Little West Fork Red River This tract sold to James Walker June 13, 1815 for $20.00
Property
Water Course: West Fork Red River
Census
1810 United States - Census transcript - Zachariah Shamel Name: Zachariah Shamel [Zachariah Shemwell] Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 Numbers of Slaves: 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 4 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 9
Property
Piney Fork of Red River
Property
Water Course: West Fork Red River
Property
Water Course: Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Property
Water Course; Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Property
Water Course: Brushy Fork of Piney Fork of Little West Fork of Red River
Census
1820 USA Federal Census Zakeriah Shamwell Name: Zakeriah Shamwell Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Morganfield, Union, Kentucky Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 Slaves - Males - Under 14: 1 Slaves - Males - 14 thru 25: 1 Slaves - Males - 45 and over: 3 Slaves - Females - Under 14: 1 Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 1 Foreigners not Naturalized: 2 Number of Persons - Engaged in Manufactures: 1 Free White Persons - Under 16: 3 Free White Persons - Over 25: 2 Total Free White Persons: 6 Total Slaves: 7 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 13
Note
Not mentioned in father's will Shemwell Family Tree resided KY co. Logan/Christain/Union & Montgomery Co. TN mother of children Unknown at this time
Note
On Mar 6, 1797, Zachariah Shemwell sold to Jack Parham 144 acres of land on the west side of Tabbs Creek
Note
Will of Zacariah Shemwell Union County, KY In the name of God amen. I, Zacariah Shammel of the County of Union and State of Kentucky through the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weak in body yet of sound and perfect understanding do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to day first I will that all my debt and funeral chargebe paid and discharged by my Executor herein after named. First I will that my dear beloved wife Jamiarah Shammel during her life or widowhood all my property real and personal to dispose of as she or the Executor here­after named shall think proper for the use and benefit of the family. There is also one negro girl named Mary which I leave to my dearly beloved son Thomas Shammel for his services done for the family in my absence witness my hand and seal this the 1Oth day of December 1823. Test. John Orr William H. Allen Mary Elana (?) Zacariah Shammel
Note
1658-1758 charles county MD families "the first 100 years" ID 167403 sex m birth 1770 st.mary's county maryland death 1826 in union county kentucky mary suit birth BEF 1778 st.mary's county maryland married jul 23 1794 in granville county north carolina
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