The Shemwell Family

Nancy Jane MitchellAge: 18 years18481867

Nancy Jane Mitchell
Given names
Nancy Jane
Married name
Nancy Jane Pool
Birth September 6, 1848 30 22
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 maternal grandfatherJames G Shemwell
June 1849 (Age 8 months)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Census August 28, 1850 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterFrances Josephine “Fannie” Mitchell
February 14, 1853 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry Mitchell
September 1855 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Jefferson “Tom” Mitchell
July 4, 1856 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherHenry Mitchell
before 1860 (Age 11 years)
Census September 3, 1860 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherAugustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
December 3, 1860 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 -
Birth of a sisterMary Lee “Mollie” Mitchell
January 21, 1866 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 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 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death June 1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: Nancy Jane was blind, at least part of her life according to Jack Edward Millen and his cousin Calvin Millen
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: 1845Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
William Caswell Mitchell
Birth: January 21, 1846 27 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 8, 1893Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Nancy Jane Mitchell
Birth: September 6, 1848 30 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1867Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Frances Josephine “Fannie” Mitchell
Birth: February 14, 1853 34 27Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 11, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Henry Mitchell
Birth: September 1855 37 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1860Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Augustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
Birth: December 3, 1860 42 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 21, 1920Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister

Nancy Jane Mitchell has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Henry Mitchell - Household

Todd, Kentucky

Henry Mitchellhead32MWFarmer?TN
Harriet M Mitchellwife24FWKY
William C Mitchellson4MWKY
Nancy J Mitchelldaughter2FWKY

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Henry Mitchell - Household

1860 Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

Henry Mitchellhead42MWFarmerTN
H M Mitchellwife33FWKY
W C Mitchellson14MWKY
N J Mitchelldaughter12FWKY
F J Mitchelldaughter7FWKY
T J Mitchellson4MWKY
Wm. Drew80MWFarmerVA

Nancy Jane was blind, at least part of her life according to Jack Edward Millen and his cousin Calvin Millen