The Shemwell Family

Ann “Nancy” BillingsleyAge: 68 years17621830

Ann “Nancy” Billingsley
Given names
Married name
Ann Shemwell
Birth about 1762

Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 13 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 -
MarriageJoseph ShemwellView this family
November 20, 1783 (Age 21 years)
Note: By Rev. John Stephen
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 13 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Birth of a son
#1William Shemwell
January 23, 1785 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Shemwell
between 1785 and 1790 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#3James Shemwell
October 9, 1788 (Age 26 years)
Census August 2, 1790 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Elizabeth Shemwell
1792 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Dr. Joseph Shemwell Jr.
1796 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 31 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 41 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a grandson
#1Elias Travers
1812 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam ShemwellAnn SchultzView this family
estimated 1812 (Age 50 years)

Marriage of a childNicholas TraversMary ShemwellView this family
March 4, 1812 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Elizabeth Julianna Shemwell
1813 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Joseph Henry Shemwell
February 23, 1815 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 50 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary Travers
about 1815 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mary Eliza Shemwell
December 25, 1817 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Joseph H Travers
1820 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childDr. Joseph Shemwell Jr.Henrietta BriscoeView this family
December 17, 1821 (Age 59 years)

Death of a husbandJoseph Shemwell
December 12, 1823 (Age 61 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Hatch Dent PoseyElizabeth ShemwellView this family
March 20, 1824 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7William S Shemwell
October 1826 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Elizabeth Travers
about 1826 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Ann Dove Shemwell
June 1827 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Jane Shemwell
1827 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childJames ShemwellCaroline BriscoeView this family
June 15, 1829 (Age 67 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#11Elizabeth J Posey
1830 (Age 68 years)
Death September 1830 (Age 68 years)
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Family with Joseph Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: November 20, 1783All Faiths Episcopal Church, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
14 months
6 years
4 years
James Shemwell
Birth: October 9, 1788 39 26St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: April 5, 1869St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
4 years
5 years

Ann “Nancy” Billingsley has 0 first cousins recorded

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By Rev. John Stephen
1790 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Shemwell - Household 1790 Census St. Mary's County Joseph Shemwell Ann "Nancy" Billingsley William Shemwell Mary Shemwell James Shemwell Notes: FWM>16=1, FWM<16=2, FWF=2, Slaves 8