The Shemwell Family

Mary Lucinda Shemwell1812

Mary Lucinda Shemwell
Given names
Mary Lucinda
Married name
Mary Lucinda Hewell
Note: Lucinda Shemwell is on Jefferson Devan Hewell death cert.
Birth March 14, 1812 28 23
Birth of a brotherZachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell
December 25, 1814 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

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 brotherDr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell
1816 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEmily Ellen Shemwell
July 24, 1823 (Age 11 years)
MarriageThomas Charles HewellView this family
about 1826 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
1826 (Age 13 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 19 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a brotherJoseph Theodore Shemwell
about 1834 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 23 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 fatherJoseph M Shemwell
March 6, 1838 (Age 25 years)
Note: or Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Birth of a daughter
#1Lura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
April 18, 1838 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jefferson Devan Hewell
May 13, 1840 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3Edward Boyd Hewell
May 16, 1842 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Allen Hewell
July 28, 1844 (Age 32 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Mary Elizabeth Hewell
February 22, 1847 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 33 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 -
Birth of a son
#6Emile William Hewell
1849 (Age 36 years)
Census December 5, 1850 (Age 38 years)
Death of a daughterLura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
June 7, 1852 (Age 40 years)

Death of a motherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 44 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census October 10, 1860 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Theodore Shemwell
after 1860 (Age 47 years)

Death of a brotherDr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell
after 1863 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 49 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 54 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 54 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a husbandThomas Charles Hewell
about 1869 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 56 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 -
Census August 13, 1870 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childJefferson Devan HewellDelilah Inez RigginsView this family
October 30, 1872 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Malcolm Hewell
August 13, 1873 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherZachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell
August 31, 1876 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a brotherZachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell
September 1876 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Kate Lillian Hewell
April 11, 1877 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
October 1, 1878 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a brotherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
1878 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery: McKinney Cemetery
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 65 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childEdward Boyd HewellMary Elizabeth MossView this family
January 28, 1879 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherAllen James “A J” Shemwell
December 8, 1879 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Allen HewellLula Amanda MossView this family
before 1880 (Age 67 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Thomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
March 31, 1880 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterEleanor Kittrell Shemwell
November 19, 1880 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Cordelia Hewell
January 10, 1881 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Lura Amanda Hewell
August 25, 1881 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
December 3, 1882 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Alfred Daniel Hewell
June 19, 1884 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Herbert Leach Hewell
November 15, 1885 (Age 73 years)
Marriage of a childEmile William HewellMargaret D “Maggie” BaldridgeView this family
1885 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Robert Emmett Hewell
July 21, 1886 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10William Allen “Billy” Hewell
October 17, 1886 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Allen Hewell
November 16, 1886 (Age 74 years)

Marriage of a childHarrisMary Elizabeth HewellView this family
before 1887 (Age 74 years)

Birth of a grandson
#11William Allen Hewell Jr.
June 18, 1887 (Age 75 years)
Marriage of a childLowry D CampbellMary Elizabeth HewellView this family
February 9, 1888 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
May 29, 1890 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterEmily Ellen Shemwell
July 30, 1893 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 86 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 -
Death of a sonEdward Boyd Hewell
April 23, 1900 (Age 88 years)
Death of a granddaughterCordelia Hewell
1905 (Age 92 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 103 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 104 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 105 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -

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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 26, 1803Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
8 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
9 years
younger brother
Family with Thomas Charles Hewell - View this family
Marriage: about 1826Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
12 years
Lura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
Birth: April 18, 1838 34 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 7, 1852
2 years
2 years
2 years
3 years
Mary Elizabeth Hewell
Birth: February 22, 1847 43 34Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1934Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years

Mary Lucinda Shemwell has 47 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

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 James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
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
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

Thomas Hewellhead46MWFarmerVA
Lucinda Shemwellwife38FWTN
Almidia Hewelldaughter12FWTN
Devan Hewellson10MWTN
Edward Hewellson8MWTN
William Hewellson6MWTN
Mary Hewelldaughter3FWTN
Emila Hewelldaughter1FWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

T C Hewellhead56MWVA
Lucinda Hewellwife48FWTN
J D Hewellson20MWTN
Edward Hewellson18MWTN
William Hewellson16MWTN
Mary Hewelldaughter13FWTN
E L Hewellsays M?11MWTN
T Shemwell26MWTN

N & E of Cumberland River

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Mary Lucinda Shemwell - Household

Clarksville, Montgomery TN.

Hewell, Lucindahead58FWTN
Hewell, J Dson30MWTN
Hewell, E Tson28MWTN
Hewell, Marydaughter23FWTN

Lucinda Shemwell is on Jefferson Devan Hewell death cert. She is also on daughter Mary's death cert.