The Shemwell Family

William ShemwellAge: 62 years17121774

Name
William Shemwell
Given names
William
Surname
Shemwell
Birth about 1712 24 1
Birth of a brotherJohnathan Shemwell
estimated 1725 (Age 13 years)

Marriage of parentsIsaac ShemwellElizabeth ThorneView this family
before 1727 (Age 15 years)
Note: Some research indicates wife may have been Mary or another daughter of William
Birth of a brotherJames Shemwell Sr.
1727 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 19 years)

MarriagePriscilla LockeView this family
about 1732 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Shemwell
before 1749 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a son
#2William Shemwell
before 1755 (Age 43 years)

Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 42 years)

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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Birth of a son
#3Elisha Shemwell
between 1756 and 1765 (Age 44 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Priscilla Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 55 years)

Church Registry - St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA
Listed as member of All Faith Church
1769 (Age 57 years)

Will 1774 (Age 62 years)
Note: Will states that Derbyshire (130 acres) as his land and manor. Also owns land called Clark's Hope(202 acres) . Priscilla inherits all land that is Derbyshire and Clark's Hope, bed & furniture upon her death Joseph gets choice of land and rest to be divided between William and Elisha.
Death December 1774 (Age 62 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Last change February 2, 201919:57:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
himself
14 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
brother
Family with Priscilla Locke - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1732St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
18 years
son
7 years
son
William Shemwell
Birth: before 1755 43 39
Death: before May 1790North Carolina, United States
11 years
son
12 years
daughter
1 year
daughter
1 year
daughter

William Shemwell has 0 first cousins recorded

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Will
Will states that Derbyshire (130 acres) as his land and manor. Also owns land called Clark's Hope(202 acres) . Priscilla inherits all land that is Derbyshire and Clark's Hope, bed & furniture upon her death Joseph gets choice of land and rest to be divided between William and Elisha.
Death
Probate 02 JAN 1775
Note
1658-1758 Charles county MD Families "The first 100 years" ID 167386 sex M birth BEF 1712 Death Jan 2 1775 in st. mary's maryland marriage Priscilla MNU Shemwell birth BEF 1716 in st.mary's county married ABT 1732 in st. mary's mayland children Joseph shemwell BEF 1749 in st mary's county maryland william shemwell BEF 1755 in st. mary's county maryland Elisha Shemwell BEF 1757 in st. mary's county maryland Rebecca Shemwell BEF 1766 in st. mary's county maryland Mary Shemwell BEF 1766 in st mary's county mayland Priscilla Shemwell BEF 1766 in st mary's county maryland Has William Shemwell down as Maryland Shemwell
Note
Maryland shemwell as father