The Shemwell Family

William Alexander ShemwellAge: 37 years18501887

William Alexander Shemwell
Given names
William Alexander
Birth May 11, 1850 30 28
Census August 28, 1850 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a sisterSarah Ann Shemwell
about 1852 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a sisterNancy Adeline Shemwell
September 5, 1854 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherDr. James Buchanan Shemwell
October 5, 1856 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterMadora E “Dora” Shemwell
1858 (Age 7 years)
Census July 16, 1860 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterMary L Shemwell
1861 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterSusanna Cox Shemwell
after 1860 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a brotherPeter Pinkney Shemwell
July 10, 1862 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherJudge Robert Lee Shemwell
March 14, 1865 (Age 14 years)
Military service
Marshall County Militia
1869 (Age 18 years)

Census June 1, 1870 (Age 20 years)
Military service
Marshall County Militia
between 1872 and 1876 (Age 21 years)

Death of a sisterMadora E “Dora” Shemwell
1878 (Age 27 years)

Note: probably in childbirth - 2 y.o. M. Anne Riley is living with her grandfather David Shemwell in the 1880 census.
MarriageMartha Caroline “Mattie” HolmesView this family
December 24, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherPermelia J Roach
August 30, 1881 (Age 31 years)
Death November 17, 1887 (Age 37 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Shemwell Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1845Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Nancy Adeline Shemwell
Birth: September 5, 1854 34 32Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 12, 1888Brewers, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
18 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Nancy Rebecca Breezeel - View this family
Nancy Rebecca Breezeel
Birth: October 1851 28 24Kentucky, United States
Death: December 19, 1908Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: February 1, 1892Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Martha Caroline “Mattie” Holmes - View this family
Marriage: December 24, 1879Marshall, Kentucky, United States
James A Smith + Martha Caroline “Mattie” Holmes - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: November 10, 1891Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Henry Clay Travis + Martha Caroline “Mattie” Holmes - View this family
wife’s husband
Henry Clay Travis
Birth: December 17, 1846Tennessee, United States
Death: March 10, 1934Marshall, Kentucky, United States

William Alexander Shemwell has 46 first cousins recorded

Father's family (35)

Parents Isaac Shemwell + Martha Ann “Mattie” Feezor
3Mary L Shemwell18521853
Parents Lovelace Wellington Shemwell + Luvenia “Vena” Roach
2Mary Emma Shemwell18541881
Parents Pinkney H Shemwell + Sarah E Williamson
1Lynn Boyd Shemwell18591906
4Ella N Shemwell18691940
Parents Henry Cox Shemwell + Eliza Jane Reed
3Willie Shemwell18611862
5Calvin R Shemwell18671939
7Pinkney P Shemwell18691894
Parents Willis Washington Breezeel + Nancy Shemwell
3Jamie Lee Breezeel18601860
6Henry Lee Breezeel18681952
Parents Milous R “Miles” Shemwell + Amanda Lee Wright
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Graves, Kentucky

David Shemwellhead29MWFarmerNC
Permelia Shemwellwife27FWTN
Susan Shemwelldaughter1FWKY
Pleasant Shemwellson3MWKY
William Shemwellson3mMWKY

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Marshall, Ky.

D A Shemwellhead40MWFarmer1500800NCx
P Shemwellwife38FWHouse wifeTNx
Ply B Shemwellson14MWKYx
S C Shemwelldaughter12FWKYx
W A Shemwellson10MWKYx
S A Shemwelldaughter8FWKY
N A Shemwelldaughter6FWKY
J B Shemwellson4MWKY
M Shemwelldaughter2FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Brewers Mill, Marshall, Ky.

Shemwell, David W50MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Permelia49FWKeeping HouseTN
Shemwell, Pleasant G23MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Alex20MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Nannie15FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, James B13MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Dora E12FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, Mary L9FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, Peter P7MWKY
Shemwell, Robert L5MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Shemwell - Household

Benton, Marshall, Kentucky

Shemwell, William AWM29headMYFarmingKYNCTN
Shemwell, MarthaWF19wifeMYKeeping HouseKYKYKY

Next door to William P Shemwell