The Shemwell Family

John Patrick ShemwellAge: 63 years18061869

Name
John Patrick Shemwell
Given names
John Patrick
Surname
Shemwell
Birth 1806 31 31
Note: Name: John Patrick Shemwell
Death of a motherBarbara Suit
before 1808 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentJames Shemwell Jr.Elizabeth “Betsey” AshbournView this family
March 4, 1809 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
October 19, 1810 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLucinda Ashbourn Shemwell
May 5, 1815 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
MarriageDrucilla TomerlinView this family
about 1826 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Barbara Jane Shemwell
1826 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha Ellen Shemwell
January 8, 1828 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy Isabella Shemwell
1829 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Henry Shemwell
June 1, 1830 (Age 24 years)
Census June 1, 1830 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Jr.
July 10, 1831 (Age 25 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 son
#5Samuel Black Shemwell
August 26, 1832 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 26 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
Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Ann Shemwell
July 10, 1834 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 29 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
#7John Patrick Shemwell Jr.
October 30, 1836 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#8Shemwell
between 1835 and 1840 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#9James Lewis Shemwell
May 4, 1840 (Age 34 years)
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sonShemwell
after June 1, 1840 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#10Theophilus Marion Shemwell
1843 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childJohn L TabbMartha Ellen ShemwellView this family
March 8, 1847 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas W Tabb
December 8, 1847 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 40 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
Birth of a grandson
#2Jacob S “Bud” Tabb
1848 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Franklin DriskillBarbara Jane ShemwellView this family
January 31, 1850 (Age 44 years)
Census August 23, 1850 (Age 44 years)
Occupation
Farmer
1850 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Miranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 13, 1851 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel Black ShemwellMartha Jane “Mattie” PidcockView this family
January 25, 1851 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary Jane Tabb
November 2, 1852 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Ruth Ellen “Ruthie” Shemwell
1852 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry ShemwellElizabeth Jane TomerlinView this family
October 21, 1852 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Mary Adeline “Molly” Driskill
March 23, 1853 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Drusilla F Shemwell
1853 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Martha Ellen “Mattie” Driskill
July 12, 1854 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9John Riley Tabb
July 23, 1854 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Drucilla J Shemwell
1854 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11John L Shemwell
September 9, 1854 (Age 48 years)
Note: or , Todd, Kentucky, USA
Birth of a grandson
#12John William Shemwell
February 1856 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam PidcockNancy Isabella ShemwellView this family
April 23, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childJohn PidcockMary Ann ShemwellView this family
April 23, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13James Washington Shemwell
September 2, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Note: or Todd, Kentucky, USA
Birth of a grandson
#14Joseph Warner Tabb
October 16, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Barbara Jane Driskill
October 23, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Death of a daughterBarbara Jane Shemwell
October 23, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Cause: Died during childbirth
Birth of a grandson
#16Horatio Pidcock
1857 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Franklin DriskillNancy Isabella ShemwellView this family
April 3, 1857 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Harriett Pidcock
1858 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#18Louisa Alverta “Lou” Driskill
February 23, 1858 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19Leroy J Shemwell
May 1858 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a grandson
#20Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell
December 1858 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Amanda E “Manda” Pidcock
October 8, 1859 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#22George Clark Driskill
November 6, 1859 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 51 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a granddaughter
#23Susan E Tabb
1859 (Age 53 years)
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJames Lewis ShemwellEliza Ann “Lizia” LathamView this family
November 6, 1860 (Age 54 years)
Occupation
Farmer
1860 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#24Drucilla F Tabb
1861 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#25James H Shemwell
February 12, 1861 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#26Arthur Davis Driskill
May 6, 1861 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#27Samuel M Shemwell
June 22, 1861 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#28Redic Young Shemwell
September 1861 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonTheophilus Marion Shemwell
February 15, 1862 (Age 56 years)

Cause: Shot in Jaw
Note: Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee- - transported to field hospital.
Birth of a grandson
#29John Seymore “Johnnie” Driskill
May 3, 1862 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#30Miranda E Pidcock
December 22, 1863 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#31Mary Katherine Shemwell
October 30, 1864 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#32Frances Tennessee “Fannie” Driskill
December 10, 1864 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 55 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 grandson
#33Sylvester Merryman Driskill
September 8, 1866 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#34William Sherman “Will” Shemwell
July 18, 1867 (Age 61 years)
Note: or September 1866
Birth of a granddaughter
#35Delila Pairlee Shemwell
December 23, 1867 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 61 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 61 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a granddaughter
#36Nancy Jane “Nannie” Shemwell
August 29, 1868 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Patrick Shemwell Jr.Mary Hester SherrodView this family
November 1, 1868 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#37Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
May 1869 (Age 63 years)
Note: or 1870, Todd, Kentucky, USA
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 63 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
Death July 1869 (Age 63 years)
Cause of death: Inflammation of bowels
Burial
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 7, 1797Granville, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
16 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
Father’s family with Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 4, 1809Logan, Kentucky, United States
20 months
half-brother
5 years
half-sister
Family with Drucilla Tomerlin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1826Todd, Kentucky, United States
1 year
daughter
2 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
17 months
son
2 years
son
22 months
daughter
2 years
son
4 years
son
Shemwell
Birth: between 1835 and 1840 29 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: after June 1, 1840Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
son
4 years
son

John Patrick Shemwell has 48 first cousins recorded

Father's family (45)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
1Jemima Shemwell18141857
2John Paul Shemwell18151880
3Maletha Shemwell18181894
4Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James G Shemwell17981849
3Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Samuel Kittrell + Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
3Solomon Kittrell18071872
4Joseph Kittrell18091840
5Samuel B Kittrell18201854
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Birth
Name: John Patrick Shemwell Father: James Shemwell Mother: Barbara Suit Birth Date: 1806 County: Montgomery State: NC Country: USA
Census1840 United States - Census transcript - John Patrick Shemwell - Household

Todd Ky

NameRelationAgeSexSlavesFree coloredInfirmFNROther Infirm
John Patrick Shemwellhead34M
Drucilla Shemwellwife36F
Barbara Jane Shemwelldaughter14F
Martha Ellen Shemwelldaughter12F
Elizabeth “Nancy” Shemwelldaughter11F
William Henry Shemwellson10M
Samuel Black Shemwellson7M
Mary Ann Shemwelldaughter6F
John Patrick Shemwell Jr.son4M
James Lewis Shemwellson0M
… Shemwellson5M

John's age is wrong - added son -died in infancy? -b 1M 40-50 3M < 5 2M 5-10 1F 5-10 3F 10-15 1F 30-40

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - John Patrick Shemwell - Household

Dist. 2 Todd, Kentucky, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
John Shemwell44MWFarmerNC
Priscilla Shemwell46FWNC
Isabella Shemwell21FWKY
Samuel Shemwell18MWFarmerKYX
Mary A Shemwell16FWKYX
John Shemwell Jr.14MWKYX
James Shemwell12MWKYX
Theophilus M Shemwell7MWKYX

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - John Patrick Shemwell - Household

Todd Kentucky

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
John Shemwell55MWFarmerNC
Drucilla Shemwell55FWNC
John Shemwell24MWFarmerKY
Jas Shemwell20MWFarmerKY
T M Shemwell19MFarmerKY

Notes: Jonn-Drucilla's ages not clear

Note
deed bk X-510 1850 Todd Co. Kentucky, USA census birth co. from internet-not verified death cert. 66yr. drawer 212 roll 108