The Shemwell Family

Amanda Virginia “Jennie” Lockridge1845

Amanda Virginia “Jennie” Lockridge
Given names
Amanda Virginia
Married name
Amanda Virginia Collins
Married name
Amanda Virginia Wells
Birth about 1845 49 26
Birth of a brotherJames Sterling Lockridge
December 1846 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 months)
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 -
Death of a fatherRobert Patton Lockridge
August 1849 (Age 4 years)
Cause: Consumption
Marriage of a parentLemuel SuttonElizabeth Virginia DavisView this family
March 12, 1850 (Age 5 years)
Census November 6, 1850 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Lockridge
1851 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterElizabeth Sutton
about 1852 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Wesley Sutton
about 1854 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEllenor Levonia “Ella” Sutton
February 11, 1856 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSterling Davis
about 1856 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAda L Sutton
April 10, 1858 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam B Sutton
August 1860 (Age 15 years)
MarriageWilliam J WellsView this family
April 26, 1864 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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 22 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 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#1Beulah Virginia Wells
February 12, 1868 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 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 -
MarriageCollinsView this family
calculated 1870 (Age 25 years)

Death of a motherElizabeth Virginia Davis
March 15, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Willie Collins
about 1871 (Age 26 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam B Sutton
January 8, 1871 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3Russell Collins
about 1876 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a husbandCollins
before 1880 (Age 35 years)

Census June 1, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ola Lee Bridges
August 4, 1889 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Riley BridgesBeulah Virginia WellsView this family
estimated 1889 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Norma Bridges
September 15, 1892 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Homer East Bridges
July 21, 1895 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a brotherJames Sterling Lockridge
March 1, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Death of a half-sisterAda L Sutton
April 25, 1912 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 71 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 72 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 73 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 84 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a daughterBeulah Virginia Wells
August 10, 1943 (Age 98 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 96 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 105 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 101 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. -

Last change August 10, 201816:10:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 2, 1844Williamson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with King - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1836
2 years
Catherine King
Birth: about 1837 21 18Williamson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Mother’s family with Lemuel Sutton - View this family
Marriage: March 12, 1850Marshall, Mississippi, United States
3 years
3 years
2 years
Ellenor Levonia “Ella” Sutton
Birth: February 11, 1856 63 37Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Burial: Red Banks Cemetery, Red Banks, Marshall, Mississippi, United States
2 years
Ada L Sutton
Birth: April 10, 1858 65 39Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Death: April 25, 1912Marshall, Mississippi, United States
2 years
William B Sutton
Birth: August 1860 67 41Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Death: January 8, 1871Mississippi, United States
Family with Collins - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1870
2 years
6 years
Family with William J Wells - View this family
Marriage: April 26, 1864Marshall, Mississippi, United States
4 years
Beulah Virginia Wells
Birth: February 12, 1868 23Sardis, Panola, Mississippi, United States
Death: August 10, 1943Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Sutton - Household

Marshall, Mississippi

Lemuel Suttonhead56MWFarmerMDY
Elizabeth V Suttonwife31FWTNY
Catherine King13FWTN
Rebecca King11FWMS
Amanda V Lockridge5FWMS
James S Lockridge3MWMS
Samuel Sorrels23MWStudentIN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James Sterling Lockridge - Household

15th Dist. Randolph St. Chelsea, Shelby, Tn.

James S LockridgeWM28HeadS-FarmerMSTNTN
Jennie CollinsWF29SisterW-keeping houseMSTNTN
Beulah CollinsWF10NieceS-MSMSMS
Willie CollinsWM8NephewS-MSMSMS
Russell CollinsWM3NephewS-MSMSMS
G. E. MoncriefWM17BoarderS----