The Shemwell Family

Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” ShemwellAge: 77 years18371914

Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell
Given names
Caroline Henrietta
Married name
Caroline Henrietta Dare
Birth April 1, 1837 52 43
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 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 sisterElizabeth Julianna Shemwell
between 1850 and 1860 (Age 12 years)

Death of a motherAnn Schultz
April 1850 (Age 13 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 4, 1860 (Age 23 years)

MarriageRichard Snowden DareView this family
December 17, 1861 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Shemwell
January 10, 1862 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Snowden Ann Dare
September 13, 1862 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 24 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 29 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 29 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a husbandRichard Snowden Dare
July 6, 1868 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
September 1868 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 31 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#3Priscilla A Dare
July 1870 (Age 33 years)
Census August 18, 1870 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 43 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Henry Shemwell
June 6, 1881 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childMillard Fillmore GoreElizabeth Snowden Ann DareView this family
May 15, 1894 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 61 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Edna Shemwell Gore
February 13, 1899 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterMary Eliza Shemwell
January 14, 1900 (Age 62 years)
Census June 8, 1900 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
March 8, 1903 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
March 10, 1903 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery: Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
Death of a sisterAnn Dove Shemwell
February 5, 1907 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam S Shemwell
March 3, 1907 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterJane Shemwell
March 14, 1907 (Age 69 years)
Death April 27, 1914 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201712:40:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1812
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Joseph Henry Shemwell
Birth: February 23, 1815 30 21St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: June 6, 1881St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder sister
10 years
elder sister
-7 months
elder brother
William S Shemwell
Birth: October 1826 41 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: March 3, 1907Washington, District of Columbia, United States
15 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
5 years
Family with Richard Snowden Dare - View this family
Marriage: December 17, 1861St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
9 months
Elizabeth Snowden Ann Dare
Birth: September 13, 1862 56 25Dares Landing, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 23, 1946Baltimore, Maryland, United States
6 years
Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
Birth: September 1868 62 31Maryland, United States
Death: January 20, 1936Guilford, Howard, Maryland, United States
23 months

Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - William Shemwell - Household

4th District, St. Mary's, Maryland

William Shemwell65MWFarmerSt Mary's, Maryland
Joseph H. Shemwell35MWManagerSt Mary's, Maryland
Jane Shemwell22FWSt Mary's, Maryland
John W. Shemwell18MWCarpenterSt Mary's, Maryland
Caroline Shemwell15FWSt Mary's, Maryland
Mary L. King62FSt Mary's, Maryland

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - William Shemwell - Household

Household ID: 1106 , GS Film Number: 803479 , Digital Folder Number: 004231339 , Image Number: 00445 4th E District, St. Mary's, Maryland

William Shemwell75MWFarmerMD
John W. Shemwell28MWFarmerMD
Carrie Shemwell22FWHouse KeeperMD
Dory Wheatly45MBFarm handMD

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell - Household

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Dare, Caroline Hhead33FWMD
Dare, Carriedaughter6FWMD
Dare, Priscilladaughter4FWMD

Boarding with Follmer family

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell - Household

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Dare, Carrie HWF39headWdkeeping houseMDMD
Dare, Bessie EWF17daughterSMDMDMD
Dare, Carrie VWF15daughterSMDMDMD
Dare, Priscilla AWF13daughterSMDMDMD

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell - Household

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Dare, Carrie HheadWFApr183763Wd33MDMDWDC
Dare, Carrie VdaughterWFSep186831SMDMDMDschool teacher
Dare, PriscilladaughterWFJul187029SMDMDMD