The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Virginia DavisAge: 51 years18191870

Elizabeth Virginia Davis
Given names
Elizabeth Virginia
Married name
Elizabeth Virginia King
Married name
Elizabeth Virginia Lockridge
Married name
Elizabeth Virginia Sutton
Birth about 1819 29 20
Marriage of parentsSterling DavisMartha ApplewhiteView this family
December 8, 1831 (Age 12 years)
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 16 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 -
MarriageKingView this family
estimated 1836 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Catherine King
about 1837 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Rebecca Henrietta King
about 1839 (Age 20 years)
MarriageRobert Patton LockridgeView this family
September 2, 1844 (Age 25 years)
Death of a husbandKing
before 1845 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Amanda Virginia “Jennie” Lockridge
about 1845 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4James Sterling Lockridge
December 1846 (Age 27 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 -
Death of a husbandRobert Patton Lockridge
August 1849 (Age 30 years)
Cause: Consumption
MarriageLemuel SuttonView this family
March 12, 1850 (Age 31 years)
Census November 6, 1850 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Elizabeth Sutton
about 1852 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6William Wesley Sutton
about 1854 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Ellenor Levonia “Ella” Sutton
February 11, 1856 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherSterling Davis
about 1856 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Ada L Sutton
April 10, 1858 (Age 39 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 -
Birth of a son
#9William B Sutton
August 1860 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam J WellsAmanda Virginia “Jennie” LockridgeView this family
April 26, 1864 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 42 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 -
Death of a husbandLemuel Sutton
before 1866 (Age 47 years)

Note: Family story has Lemuel dying during the Civil War.
Marriage of a childJames M WellsElizabeth SuttonView this family
about 1867 (Age 48 years)
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Beulah Virginia Wells
February 12, 1868 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Irene Wells
about 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 -
Marriage of a childCollinsAmanda Virginia “Jennie” LockridgeView this family
calculated 1870 (Age 51 years)

Death March 15, 1870 (Age 51 years)
Last change October 6, 202012:17:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 8, 1831Williamson, Tennessee, United States
-12 years
Family with King - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1836
2 years
Catherine King
Birth: about 1837 21 18Williamson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Family with Robert Patton Lockridge - View this family
Marriage: September 2, 1844Williamson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
2 years
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
Lemuel Sutton + Anne W Thomas - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 14, 1823

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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