The Shemwell Family

Lula Lea ShemwellAge: 68 years18641933

Lula Lea Shemwell
Given names
Lula Lea
Married name
Lula Lea White
Married name
Lula Lea Moore
Birth August 17, 1864 36 26
Death of a fatherWhitson Berry Shemwell
October 1, 1864 (Age 45 days)
Cause: Killed near Petersburg Virginia
Note: Siege of Peeble's Farm
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
Marriage of a parentJohn CheekMargaret Elizabeth OldhamView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 21, 1865 (Age 16 months)
Note: F.M.Jordan-Minister
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 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 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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 -
Census August 24, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Elizabeth Oldham
November 1, 1877 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageJames T Cerro MooreView this family
February 11, 1880 (Age 15 years)

Census June 21, 1880 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Clyde Moore
October 4, 1881 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Brewer
December 22, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Douglas Oldham
1886 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a son
#2Eugene Russell Moore
April 30, 1895 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 husbandJames T Cerro Moore
1900 (Age 35 years)
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 35 years)
MarriageDan H WhiteView this family
November 26, 1901 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherThomas A Shemwell
April 1905 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Typhoid pneumonia
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jeanette Barrette Moore
November 1, 1916 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 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 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2Eugene Russell “Jack” Moore Jr.
February 7, 1919 (Age 54 years)
Census February 9, 1920 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death May 26, 1933 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Bethlehem United Presbyterian Church
Last change November 30, 202113:32:35

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 20, 1859Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
14 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
Lula Lea Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1864 36 26Orange, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 26, 1933Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Mother’s family with John Cheek - View this family
Headstones - John Cheek and WivesJohn Cheek
Birth: April 18, 1829 35Orange, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 5, 1889Orange, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1865Orange, North Carolina, United States
Family with James T Cerro Moore - View this family
Lula Lea Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1864 36 26Orange, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 26, 1933Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: February 11, 1880
20 months
14 years
Eugene Russell Moore
Birth: April 30, 1895 37 30Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 15, 1944Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Family with Dan H White - View this family
Dan H White
Birth: about 1860North Carolina, United States
Death: October 20, 1937Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Lula Lea Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1864 36 26Orange, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 26, 1933Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: November 26, 1901Alamance, North Carolina, United States

Lula Lea Shemwell has 45 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents James Isaac Shemwell +
Parents Poindexter Shemwell + Elizabeth J McClennan
1William M Shemwell18521920
2Allen Shemwell18541870
Parents Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr. + Catharine Reed
3James A Shemwell18551875
5John L Shemwell18591870
6Thomas D Shemwell18621872
7William A Shemwell18671888
8Ida May Shemwell18691954
Parents John L Reid + Louisa Shemwell
4Alice Reid18601945
Parents Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell + Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
1Baxter Shemwell18581932
5Cora B Shemwell18641950
6Frederick Shemwell18661867
7Della Shemwell18681923
8Etta Shemwell18701901
10Alice Shemwell18741946
11Harold Shemwell18761936
13Odell Shemwell18801904
Parents Casper A Owen + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1Sylvester Lee Owen18561938
Parents Jesse H Maley + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1John L Maley18671901
3Robert C Maley18741897
4Nannie Mae Maley18781974
Parents Robert Alexander Yarborough + Margaret Shemwell