The Shemwell Family

Julia A McMillanAge: 67 years18671935

Julia A McMillan
Given names
Julia A
Married name
Julia A Shemwell
Birth October 5, 1867 42 34
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterElenora McMillan
1869 (Age 14 months)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 months)

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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaret McLeod
1878 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterElenora McMillan
before 1880 (Age 12 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherDaniel McMillan
after 1880 (Age 12 years)
MarriageWilliam Henry ShemwellView this family
June 20, 1888 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Lorena Shemwell
January 28, 1890 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ruby Ann Shemwell
September 28, 1896 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#3Irene Shemwell
March 28, 1899 (Age 31 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 32 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth “Sallie” Tomlinson
April 22, 1916 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 -
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Ewing Chadwell “Chad” Drumright
March 24, 1923 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterMary McMillan
April 14, 1932 (Age 64 years)
Cause: Double Pneumonia
Death of a brotherDr. William Hugh McMillan
December 16, 1934 (Age 67 years)
Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia
Burial of a brotherDr. William Hugh McMillan
December 17, 1934 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ann Lee Drumright
March 14, 1935 (Age 67 years)
Death October 3, 1935 (Age 67 years)
Cause of death: coronary thrombosis
Burial October 4, 1935 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 12, 1852Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder sister
Mary McMillan
Birth: December 7, 1853 29 20Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 14, 1932Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Dr. William Hugh McMillan
Birth: July 29, 1859 34 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 16, 1934Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
22 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Margaret X “Maggie” McMillan
Birth: 1865 40 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 15, 1948Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
2 years
younger sister
Elenora McMillan
Birth: 1869 44 35Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1880Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with William Henry Shemwell - View this family
William Henry Shemwell
Birth: July 6, 1864 49 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 9, 1951Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: June 20, 1888Houston, Tennessee, United States
19 months
Lorena Shemwell
Birth: January 28, 1890 25 22Tennessee, United States
Death: May 1991Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
7 years
Ruby Ann Shemwell
Birth: September 28, 1896 32 28Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1970Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Irene Shemwell
Birth: March 28, 1899 34 31Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 26, 1995Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Julia A McMillan has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Daniel McMillan - Household

Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Daniel McMillan41MWFarmerTN
Sarah McMillan36FWKeeping houseTN
Mary McMillan16FWAt HomeTN
Nancy McMillan14FWAt HomeTN
William McMillan11MWTN
Daniel McMillan9MWTN
Sarah McMillan7FWTN
Margaret McMillan5FWTN
Julia McMillan3FWTN
Elenora McMillan1FWTN
Margaret McMillan77FWNC

Notes: There are 2 Daniel McMillans on this page

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Daniel McMillan - Household

Houston Tn.

Daniel McMillanWM56headM-FarmerTNNCNC
S E McMillanWF47wifeM-Keeping houseTNTNTN
N C McMillanWF24daughterS-TNTNTN
W H McMillanWM20sonS-Works on farmTNTNTN
D B McMillanWM19sonS-Works on farmTNTNTN
S E McMillanWF17daughterS-TNTNTN
Margaret McMillanWF15daughterS-TNTNTN
J A McMillanWF12daughterS-TNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Shemwell - Household

Humbolt, Gibson Tn.

William Henry ShemwellheadWMJul 186435M11--TNMSAL?? hook fast
Julia A. ShemwellwifeWFOct 186731M1133TNTNTN
Lorena ShemwelldaughterWFJan 188812S---TNTNTN
Ruby Ann ShemwelldaughterWFSep 18963S---TNTNTN
Irene ShemwelldaughterWFApr 18991S---TNTNTN
Bessie Kerrsister-in-lawWFFeb 186327S---TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Shemwell - Household

Ashburn Ln. Humbolt, Gibson Tn.

William Henry ShemwellheadMW45M23--TNILTNLumber buyerJarrell & Co.
Julia ShemwellwifeFW43M2333TNUNKUNK
Lorena ShemwelldaughterFW22S---TNTNTNTeacherLiteral Department
Ruby ShemwelldaughterFW13S---TNTNTN
Irene ShemwelldaughterFW11S---TNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Emma G. Crapo - Household

Twenty Second Ave N. Nashville, Davidson Tn

Emma G. CrapoHeadFW40WTNENGKYTeacherPublic School
Anna SingletonMotherFW77WKYNDKY
Julia Shemwellboarder -headFW53WTNVAVA
Lorena Shemwellboarder -daughterFW26STNTNTNTeacherPublic School
Ruby Shemwellboarder -daughterFW22STNTNTNStenographerInsurance Co.
Irene Shemwellboarder -daughterFW20STNTNTNStenographerInsurance Co.

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Ruby Ann Shemwell - Household

Battery Ln. Davidson, Tn

Ruby A ShemwellheadFW33S-TNUSTNStenographerBrokerage Co.
Julia ShemwellmotherFW62M20TNMAUS
Lorena Shemwellelder sisterFW42S-TNTNUSTeacherPublic School
Emma G CropoboarderFW-S-TNENGKYTeacherPublic School