The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth J SelbyAge: 57 years18291887

Elizabeth J Selby
Given names
Elizabeth J
Married name
Elizabeth J Hale
Birth November 21, 1829 31 36
MarriageAndrew Jackson HaleView this family

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 2 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 5 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Molly” Shemwell
1843 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 16 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 -
Census October 14, 1850 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Loyd Hale
October 3, 1856 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 27 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherSimeon Selby
after 1861 (Age 31 years)

Death of a sisterCatherine Selby
about 1863 (Age 33 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam W Selby
November 15, 1864 (Age 34 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 31 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 37 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 37 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 39 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childThomas Loyd HaleSarah Caroline HallView this family
October 27, 1879 (Age 49 years)

Death of a fatherLloyd Selby
October 9, 1880 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 53 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Parham
March 31, 1884 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandAndrew Jackson Hale
March 2, 1885 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Selby
September 20, 1886 (Age 56 years)
Death July 4, 1887 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Parham Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1820
1 year
elder brother
1 year
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
1 year
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 months
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
William W Selby
Birth: October 4, 1825 26 32Tennessee, United States
Death: November 15, 1864
4 years
Elizabeth J Selby
Birth: November 21, 1829 31 36Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 4, 1887Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with Andrew Jackson Hale - View this family
Andrew Jackson Hale
Birth: April 1, 1821Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 2, 1885Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Elizabeth J Selby
Birth: November 21, 1829 31 36Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 4, 1887Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Thomas Loyd Hale
Birth: October 3, 1856 35 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 14, 1941Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States

Elizabeth J Selby has 36 first cousins recorded

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Lloyd Selby - Household

Bledsoe, Tennessee

Lloyd Selbyhead53MWFarmerKY
Rebecca Selbywife57FWGA
William W Selbyson24MWLaborerTN
Elizabeth J Selbydaughter21FWTN