The Shemwell Family

Anna Margaret ShemwellAge: 84 years17711856

Anna Margaret Shemwell
Given names
Anna Margaret
Married name
Anna Margaret Hudspeth
Married name
Anna Margaret Holland
Birth about October 1771 44 21
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a sisterSarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 2 years)
Note: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Birth of a brotherJames Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 4 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics -
Birth of a sisterEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 20, 1780 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 3 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 21 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 31 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
MarriageJoseph HudspethView this family
May 14, 1804 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: page 46
Birth of a son
#1James Shemwell Hudspeth
March 17, 1806 (Age 34 years)
Death of a husbandJoseph Hudspeth
March 5, 1809 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 38 years)
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 38 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Clarke
after 1810 (Age 38 years)
MarriageMichael HollandView this family
October 2, 1811 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 40 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a maternal grandfatherCapt. Zachariah Higgs
1816 (Age 44 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandMichael Holland
about 1825 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherZachariah Shemwell
1826 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joseph L Hudspeth
November 5, 1829 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Capt. James Harvey Hudspeth
January 26, 1831 (Age 59 years)
Death of a brotherJames Shemwell Jr.
July 10, 1831 (Age 59 years)
Note: James may have passed prior to 1831. Elizabeth is listed as head of the household in the 1830 US Federal Census in Todd, Kentucky, United States. This census was taken June 1, 1830 - August 1, 1830.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary Elizabeth Hudspeth
December 1831 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 60 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Nancy Ann E Hudspeth
May 10, 1833 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5George Harris Hudspeth
March 2, 1835 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 64 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 brotherJoseph M Shemwell
March 6, 1838 (Age 66 years)
Note: or Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Birth of a grandson
#6Thomas Ayres Hudspeth
February 11, 1839 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Sarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 14, 1841 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterMary “Molly” Shemwell
1843 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 74 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 grandsonJoseph L Hudspeth
December 21, 1849 (Age 78 years)
Cause: Consumption
Death of a granddaughterNancy Ann E Hudspeth
June 5, 1850 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 78 years)
Census September 18, 1850 (Age 78 years)
Death February 11, 1856 (Age 84 years)
Burial 1856 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Pilot Knob Cemetery
Last change July 7, 202012:42:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1765St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
elder sister
6 years
elder brother
22 months
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
13 months
younger brother
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Joseph Hudspeth - View this family
Marriage: May 14, 1804Logan, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Family with Michael Holland - View this family
Marriage: October 2, 1811Warren, Kentucky, United States
Joseph Hudspeth + Agatha Hutchins - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 1, 1784Surry, North Carolina, United States
-4 years
3 years
3 years
4 years
4 years
2 years
3 years
Michael Holland + Agatha “Aggie” Ward - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: May 4, 1795Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
-2 years
2 years
Polly Holland
Birth: about 1793 20 22Virginia, United States
Death: about 1863Platte, Missouri, United States
23 months
Hezikiah Holland
Birth: November 29, 1794 21 23Virginia, United States
Death: January 1, 1843Posey, Indiana, United States
2 years
2 years
5 years

Anna Margaret Shemwell has 9 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

MarriageLogan County, KY Marriages 1792-1866
Citation details: page 46
or Charles Co. Maryland
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James Shemwell Hudspeth - Household

Simpson, Kentucky

James Hudspethhead44MWFarmerKY
A Hudspethwife44FWKY
J H Hudspethson18MWLaborerKY
G H Hudspethson16MWKY
E Hudspethdaughter14FWKY
T Hudspethson11MWKY
S E Hudspethdaughter8FWKY
A Hollandmother75FWMD

Will book A. page 163 Warren Co. Ky. Written March 5, 1809 proved in April Court 1809. Inventory dated April 8, 1809 In the name of God Amen, I Joseph Hudspeth of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky being in a very low state of health, but of sound mind and understanding and calling to mind my mortality that it is appointed once for men to die, I make this my last will and testament that is to say first of all I resign my spirit into the hands of Almighty God who gave it and my body to the grave to be buried in a Christian manner--next I dispose of my worldy estate in the following manner that is to say after all my just debts and funeral "expences" are paid. I bequeath to my loving wife Anna one half of the plantation whereon I now live to begin at a cross fence that is opposite to Hezekiah Hollands including all the improvements on east side of said "fince" together with the part of my land that lies on the east side of a line to begin with and run north to Aron Williams line and south to my own land during her state of widowhood then to return to my son James and I ordain my wife Anna have one feather "bead" and it's furniture, one cow and calf, one sow and pigs, 6 puter plates, one dish and "beason" and one set of knives and tools. Likewise her saddle and bridle and twenty pounds of the estate to buy a horse, one ewe and lamb of my flock. I decree Polly Donham have one feather bed and furniture, one cow and calf one sow and pigs and one ewe lamb which she has received. Also I ordain my son John have one hundred acres of land where he now lives by him paying the State price fifty dollars, one cow and calf one sow and pigs, one saddle worth five pounds and three sheep which he has received in hand. I ordain my son Thomas have one hundred acres of land where he lives by his paying the state price and his lifting my bond to Samuel "Cottrell" for one hundred dollars for the improvement of said land, one horse and saddle, one horse and saddle, one cow and calf one sow and pig and three sheep which he has received. I will my son George have the balance of the four hundred acres whereof John & Thomas has a part of the state price to be paid out of my estate, one old horse down on Duck River with three white legs and a spot on the fourth knee, one sow and pigs, three sheep and likewise his freedom at my " decease". Item that my son Solomon have a sorrell filly with "blced face" now at home which he now claims and one saddle which he has in his possession. Item that the grain on the place and that in the ground remain for the consumption of the family. Item That the land whereon I live be equally devised between my son Solomon and my son James when Solomon reaches the age of eighteen. I will the balance of my person estate be sold at public "acktion" at twelve months credit and the maney divided between all legateees. I also make this my last will and testament and revoking all others as though they had never been made. I do "amy" my sons John and Thomas and my brother George Hudspeth executors of my estate whereon I have given my hand and "fixeth" my seal this 5th day of March 1809" Attest: William Harris, George Harris, Aaron Williams and John Whitsitt. Signed Joseph ( X) Hudspeth Warren County Kentucky Court Order Book E 2 Feb. 1818 On the motion of Michael Holland, guardian for James Hudspeth, and George Hudspeth, guardian for Solomen (?) Hudspeth, both infant heirs of Joseph Hudspeth, deceased, etc. direct land to be divided between the two children.