The Shemwell Family

Jemima ShemwellAge: 43 years18141857

Jemima Shemwell
Given names
Married name
Jemima Hooks
Birth 1814 44 32

MarriageJames R HooksView this family

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a brotherJohn Paul Shemwell
about 1815 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterMaletha Shemwell
1818 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
about 1822 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a brotherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
about 1825 (Age 11 years)
Death of a fatherZachariah Shemwell
1826 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 18 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 21 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Eramus Hooks
estimated 1838 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ann Hooks
estimated 1840 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Elizabeth Hooks
October 1, 1842 (Age 28 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4Hiram R Hooks
estimated 1846 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
February 19, 1847 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Fever
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 32 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 son
#5James C Hooks
March 23, 1850 (Age 36 years)
Census October 7, 1850 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherSusan Jemimah Whatley
about 1853 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 43 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death June 1, 1857 (Age 43 years)
Cause of death: Congestive chills
Last change July 7, 202012:42:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 6, 1802Logan, Kentucky, United States
12 years
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
Joseph Shemwell
Birth: about 1822 52 40
Death: February 19, 1847Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Mary Suit - View this family
Marriage: July 23, 1794Granville, North Carolina, United States
Family with James R Hooks - View this family
3 years
3 years
4 years
Hiram R Hooks
Birth: estimated 1846 34 32Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1874
4 years
James R Hooks + Martha M - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: April 24, 1859Livingston, Kentucky, United States
1 year
21 months
5 years
10 years

Jemima Shemwell has 52 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James G Shemwell17981849
3Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Samuel Kittrell + Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
3Solomon Kittrell18071872
4Joseph Kittrell18091840
5Samuel B Kittrell18201854
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James R Hooks - Household

Stewart TN

James R Hookshead39MWTN
Jemima Hookswife36FWTN
Eramus Hooksson12MWTN
Ann Hooksdaughter10FWTN
Elizabeth Hooksdaughter7FWTN
Hiram R Hooksson4MWTN
James C Hooksson2moMWTN