The Shemwell Family

Simeon SelbyAge: 40 years18211861

Simeon Selby
Given names
Birth about 1821 22 27
MarriageRebecca View this family

Birth of a brotherJoshua Selby
after 1820
Birth of a sisterElva Selby
after 1820

Birth of a brotherAllen Selby
after 1820

Birth of a brotherAsbery Selby
after 1820

Death of a brotherJoshua Selby
after 1820

Death of a sisterElva Selby
after 1820

Death of a brotherAllen Selby
after 1820

Death of a brotherAsbery Selby
after 1820

Birth of a sisterMary Ann Selby
November 10, 1822 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterCatherine Selby
about 1824 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherShamuel Selby
about 1825 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Selby
about 1826 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Selby
after 1827 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterElizabeth J Selby
November 21, 1829 (Age 8 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 11 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 14 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 daughter
#1Sarah H Selby
about 1842 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Molly” Shemwell
1843 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Milly A Selby
about 1844 (Age 23 years)
Death of a daughterSarah H Selby
after 1843 (Age 22 years)

Death of a daughterMilly A Selby
after 1845 (Age 24 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary C Selby
about 1847 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 25 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 -
Death of a daughterMary C Selby
after 1848 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#4Loyd L Selby
about 1850 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sonLoyd L Selby
after 1851 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#5Benjamin F Selby
about 1854 (Age 33 years)
Death of a sonBenjamin F Selby
after 1855 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Rebecca J Selby
about 1858 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 36 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a daughterRebecca J Selby
after 1859 (Age 38 years)

Death of a wifeRebecca
after 1860 (Age 39 years)

Death of a brotherShamuel Selby
after 1861 (on the date of death)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 40 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 -
Death after 1861 (Age 40 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1820
1 year
elder brother
Joshua Selby
Birth: after 1820 21 26Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1820
1 year
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
1 year
elder brother
2 years
22 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
William Selby
Birth: about 1826 27 32Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1827
4 years
younger sister
Elizabeth J Selby
Birth: November 21, 1829 31 36
Death: July 4, 1887Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with Rebecca - View this family
Sarah H Selby
Birth: about 1842 21 25Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1843
3 years
Milly A Selby
Birth: about 1844 23 27Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1845
4 years
Mary C Selby
Birth: about 1847 26 30Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1848
4 years
Loyd L Selby
Birth: about 1850 29 33Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1851
5 years
Benjamin F Selby
Birth: about 1854 33 37Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1855
5 years
Rebecca J Selby
Birth: about 1858 37 41Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1859

Simeon Selby has 36 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (36)

Parents Johnson Parham + Drucilla Selby
1Elizabeth Parham18191865
2John Parham18201865
3Martha Ann Parham18221890
4William Parham18251910
5Isaac Parham18281870
7Allen Parham18321915
8Mary Parham18341914
Parents Shemwell Parham + Christiana Gibbons
3Allen Parham18351905
5Elvia Parham1840
Parents Allen Parham + Lucy Hariett Tollette
1Mary Parham18231824
3Alexander Parham18251825
4Infant Parham18261827
5Elizabeth Parham18271860
6Elvina Parham18281842
7Anna Parham18301831
8John Parham18311832
10Allen Parham Jr.18341898
11Shemwell Parham18351935
14Rebecca Parham18431934
15Sarah Parham18441845
16Lucy Parham18481848
Parents John Hinch + Anna Parham
1William Hinch18261909
2Mary Ann Hinch18281911
5John Curtis Hinch18361916