The Shemwell Family

Mary Ann SelbyAge: 63 years18221886

Name
Mary Ann Selby
Given names
Mary Ann
Surname
Selby
Married name
Mary Ann Webb
Birth November 10, 1822 24 29
MarriageJames Monroe Webb Sr.View this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterCatherine Selby
about 1824 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a brotherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
April 5, 1824 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam W Selby
October 4, 1825 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth J Selby
November 21, 1829 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 9 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 12 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a son
#1William Mitchell Webb
July 23, 1842 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Molly” Shemwell
1843 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Rebecca Jane Webb
1845 (Age 22 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Lloyd Walker Webb
October 19, 1848 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 23 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Census October 24, 1850 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4George Washington Webb
about 1851 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
#5Jesse Brown Webb
September 17, 1856 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6Andrew J Webb
April 27, 1859 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 34 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherSimeon Selby
after 1861 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rodema Webb
June 11, 1863 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Mitchell WebbMartha Ann HyderView this family
estimated 1863 (Age 40 years)

Death of a sisterCatherine Selby
about 1863 (Age 40 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam W Selby
November 15, 1864 (Age 42 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 38 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a son
#7James Monroe Webb Jr.
January 1866 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Arva Zena Webb
July 23, 1866 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 44 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 44 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary F Webb
July 30, 1869 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 46 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census July 9, 1870 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childLloyd Walker WebbMary Tennesse OrmeView this family
January 29, 1871 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4John L Webb
October 28, 1872 (Age 49 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5James Curtis Webb
January 19, 1873 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Thomas Washington Webb
October 6, 1874 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Linda Jane Webb
October 6, 1875 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8William Harm Webb
October 9, 1876 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9James R Webb
March 15, 1877 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a grandson
#10Authur Webb
April 7, 1878 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Alfred Monroe Webb
June 11, 1878 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Martha G Webb
June 4, 1879 (Age 56 years)

Death of a grandsonJames R Webb
February 22, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Gaither Webb
April 1, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Census June 17, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Death of a granddaughterMartha G Webb
August 5, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Death of a fatherLloyd Selby
October 9, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14John C Webb
July 31, 1881 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Edward O Webb
September 11, 1881 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a grandson
#16Nathan Sylvanous Webb
September 13, 1881 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 60 years)
Death of a grandsonEdward O Webb
February 23, 1884 (Age 61 years)
Death of a grandsonJohn L Webb
March 1, 1884 (Age 61 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Parham
March 31, 1884 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#17Ernest Webb
June 24, 1884 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Nickolas Brown Webb
November 28, 1885 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sonAndrew J Webb
July 29, 1886 (Age 63 years)
Death September 20, 1886 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Parham Cemetery
Last change November 17, 201917:41:24

by: Barry Shemwell
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Family
November 17, 2019

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
herself
2 years
younger sister
3 months
younger brother
18 months
younger brother
William W Selby
Birth: October 4, 1825 26 32Tennessee, United States
Death: November 15, 1864
4 years
younger sister
Elizabeth J Selby
Birth: November 21, 1829 31 36Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 4, 1887Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with James Monroe Webb Sr. - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son
6 years
son
Jesse Brown Webb
Birth: September 17, 1856 35 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1937
3 years
son
Andrew J Webb
Birth: April 27, 1859 38 36
Death: July 29, 1886Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
7 years
son

Mary Ann Selby has 36 first cousins recorded

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James Monroe Webb - Household

Bledsoe, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
James M Webbhead29MWFarmerVA
Mary A Webbwife27FWTN
William M Webbson7MWTN
Rebecca J Webbdaughter5FWTN
Lloyd Webbson1MWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James Monroe Webb - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Webb, James Mhead50MWFarmerVA
Webb, Mary Awife48FWKeeping HouseAL
Webb, Lloyd Wson21MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, George Wson19MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, Jesse Bson12MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, Andrew Json11MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, James Mson3MWAt HomeTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James Monroe Webb - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Webb, James MWM60headMFarmerTNVAVA
Webb, Mary AWF58wifeMKeeping HouseALKYNC
Webb, AndrewWM20sonSWorks on FarmTNALTN
Webb, JamesWM14sonSWorks on FarmTNTNAL
Selby, LloydWM82father in lawMNo ProfessionNCNCNC
Selby, RebeccaWF88mother in lawMNo ProfessionTNVAAL

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