The Shemwell Family

Joseph Theodore ShemwellAge: 26 years18341860

Joseph Theodore Shemwell
Given names
Joseph Theodore
Birth about 1834 50 45


Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 21 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 -
Death of a fatherJoseph M Shemwell
March 6, 1838 (Age 4 years)
Note: or Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 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 -
Will February 19, 1847 (Age 13 years)
Note: Joseph Shemwell
Census December 7, 1850 (Age 16 years)
Note: Living with mother and sister Emily's family
Death of a motherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 24 years)

Event December 6, 1858 (Age 24 years)
Note: JT Shamwell Idiot Guard Bond
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 23 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census October 10, 1860 (Age 26 years)
Death after 1860 (Age 26 years)

Last change July 27, 201916:36:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 26, 1803Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
8 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
9 years

Joseph Theodore Shemwell has 47 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
1Jemima Shemwell18141857
2John Paul Shemwell18151880
3Maletha Shemwell18181894
4Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
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
Joseph Shemwell Whereas knowing that it is appointed that all men is to die and being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, to make and publish this as my last will and testament to wit: First, my brother John Shemwell, and myself have been equal partners in the estate of our deceased father by purchase and otherwise, in the management of said estate and the interest and profits arising thereform. Since we have become owners of the same, now I direct that my brother shall pay all the debts and libilities contracted by myself individually and by me and him jointly, and after that is done, I direct and devise all of my property to the said John Shemwell, his heirs, executors and administrators and who is to keep the same for the use and benefit of my mother during her natural life and at her death. I desire that said property together with the increase thereof, shall become absolutely the property of my said brother, John Shemwell. In testimony whereof, I have here unto set my hand and seal this 19th day of February, in the year of our Lord, 1847 Witness Joseph Shemwell W. Cook A. M. Wall H. Valentine Proven in the March term of the court, 1847 Microfilm roll #53 Book F Page 417 (Stewart County, TN Will and Testaments)
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joseph B Clardy - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

Joseph Clardyhead39MWFarmerVA
Emily Clardywife30FWTN
Alice Clardydaughter8FWTN
Othalia Clardydaughter5FWTN
James Clardyson1moMWTN
Milly Shemwell60FWVA
Theodore Shemwell16MWTN

Living with mother and sister Emily's family
JT Shamwell Idiot Guard Bond
Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

T C Hewellhead56MWVA
Lucinda Hewellwife48FWTN
J D Hewellson20MWTN
Edward Hewellson18MWTN
William Hewellson16MWTN
Mary Hewelldaughter13FWTN
E L Hewellsays M?11MWTN
T Shemwell26MWTN

N & E of Cumberland River