The Shemwell Family

Elijah Wilson CarneyAge: 49 years18351885

Elijah Wilson Carney
Given names
Elijah Wilson
Birth June 17, 1835 19 22
Birth of a brotherHenry Jesse Carney
June 17, 1835
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 3 months)
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 -
Birth of a sisterMarilla E Carney
February 12, 1837 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a brotherJames M Carney
about 1839 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam M Carney
June 5, 1841 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterSina Paralee “Sissie” Carney
August 3, 1845 (Age 10 years)
Death of a motherSina Paralee Binkley
August 3, 1845 (Age 10 years)
Marriage of a parentJoshua Polk CarneyJudith Jane DemonbreunView this family
October 27, 1845 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn Spencer Carney
February 14, 1847 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Elizabeth Carney
February 14, 1847 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 10 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 -
Birth of a half-brotherJoshua Thomas Carney
July 1, 1850 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-brotherEnnis Braxton Carney
April 1852 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJoseph H Carney
about 1854 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEunice Caroline “Uny” Carney
January 26, 1855 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRobert F Carney
August 30, 1858 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 21 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a half-brotherHiram B Carney
September 1, 1860 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMargaret D Carney
June 10, 1862 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 25 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 31 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 31 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 33 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherJoshua Polk Carney
about 1882 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam M Carney
February 26, 1884 (Age 48 years)
Death March 4, 1885 (Age 49 years)
Last change May 19, 202019:11:44

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: March 3, 1835Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 months
twin brother
Henry Jesse Carney
Birth: June 17, 1835 19 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 22, 1911Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
Elijah Wilson Carney
Birth: June 17, 1835 19 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 4, 1885Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States
20 months
younger sister
Marilla E Carney
Birth: February 12, 1837 21 24Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 16, 1924Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
William M Carney
Birth: June 5, 1841 25 28Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 26, 1884Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
Sina Paralee “Sissie” Carney
Birth: August 3, 1845 29 32Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 13, 1918Port Royal, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Judith Jane Demonbreun - View this family
Marriage: October 27, 1845Davidson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
John Spencer Carney
Birth: February 14, 1847 31 24Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1901Nutbush, Haywood, Tennessee, United States
Mary Elizabeth Carney
Birth: February 14, 1847 31 24Tennessee, United States
Death: October 19, 1901Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Joshua Thomas Carney
Birth: July 1, 1850 34 28Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 29, 1928Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
22 months
Ennis Braxton Carney
Birth: April 1852 36 30Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: about 1913Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Joseph H Carney
Birth: about 1854 38 31Tennessee, United States
Death: March 22, 1911Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
13 months
4 years
Robert F Carney
Birth: August 30, 1858 42 36Tennessee, United States
Death: December 6, 1922Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Hiram B Carney
Birth: September 1, 1860 44 38Tennessee, United States
Death: November 18, 1920Davidson, Tennessee, United States
21 months
Margaret D Carney
Birth: June 10, 1862 46 40Tennessee, United States
Death: June 11, 1921Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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