The Shemwell Family

James Hendricks SelbyAge: 28 years18761905

James Hendricks Selby
Given names
James Hendricks
Birth December 6, 1876 27 29
Marriage of parentsDaniel Johnson SelbyMary Agnes DavenportView this family
1877 (Age 26 days)

Birth of a brotherJohn Wesley “Johnny” Selby
June 2, 1878 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a paternal grandfatherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherEmmit Goodhue Selby
August 3, 1891 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Temperance Tollett
September 5, 1903 (Age 26 years)
Death June 5, 1905 (Age 28 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 1877
-1 months
James Hendricks Selby
Birth: December 6, 1876 27 29Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 5, 1905Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
18 months
younger brother
John Wesley “Johnny” Selby
Birth: June 2, 1878 29 30Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Burial: Crossville City Cemetery, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
13 years
younger brother
Emmit Goodhue Selby
Birth: August 3, 1891 42 44Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 18, 1972

James Hendricks Selby has 32 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Johnson Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

Selby, Daniel JheadWMMay184951M23TNTNTNFarmer
Selby, Mary AwifeWFJun184752M2333TNVATN
Selby, James HsonWMDec187623STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Selby, John WsonWMJun187821STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Selby, Emmit GsonWMAug18919STNTNTNAt School
Selby, ElizabethmotherWFNov182673Wd11TNTNTN

Says Elizabeth only had 1 child