The Shemwell Family

Lucinda Ashbourn ShemwellAge: 84 years18151900

Lucinda Ashbourn Shemwell
Given names
Lucinda Ashbourn
Married name
Lucinda Ashbourn Carneal
Birth May 5, 1815 40 40
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 -
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Jr.
July 10, 1831 (Age 16 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.
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 16 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 20 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 -
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 25 years)
MarriageJoseph Stewart CarnealView this family
March 17, 1846 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1Robert Newton Carneal
February 22, 1848 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 30 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 -
Census August 15, 1850 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2George T Carneal
May 19, 1853 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#3Benjamin Franklin Carneal
November 16, 1854 (Age 39 years)
Note: Kentucky Birth Record lists birth in December, 1854
Birth of a son
#4Joseph M Carneal
February 24, 1859 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
August 1859 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 41 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 3, 1860 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 45 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 51 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 51 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a half-brotherJohn Patrick Shemwell
July 1869 (Age 54 years)
Cause: Inflammation of bowels
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 53 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 -
Marriage of a childRobert Newton CarnealNancy J WelbornView this family
January 27, 1870 (Age 54 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Shemwell
after July 1870 (Age 55 years)
Census October 1, 1870 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Walter Columbus “Lum” Carneal
October 7, 1870 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Elizabeth Beatrice Carneal
March 6, 1872 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Joseph Newton Carneal
October 28, 1874 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Ed L Carneal
March 1876 (Age 60 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary “Polly” Shemwell
March 18, 1876 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sonJoseph M Carneal
July 12, 1878 (Age 63 years)
Burial of a sonJoseph M Carneal
July 1878 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Carneal Cemetery
Marriage of a childGeorge T CarnealElvira Louise HeltsleyView this family
Type: Civil marriage
November 21, 1878 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 62 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mattie Carneal
1880 (Age 64 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
1880 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Death of a sonRobert Newton Carneal
October 28, 1881 (Age 66 years)

Marriage of a childBenjamin Franklin CarnealMary J GrovesView this family
Type: Civil marriage
November 12, 1882 (Age 67 years)
Death of a husbandJoseph Stewart Carneal
July 11, 1883 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Eldred “Tobie” Carneal
September 7, 1883 (Age 68 years)

Burial of a husbandJoseph Stewart Carneal
1883 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Carneal Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Fannie Carneal
August 1885 (Age 70 years)

Birth of a grandson
#8Mark Carneal
January 1888 (Age 72 years)

Death of a half-sisterAnn Shemwell
April 6, 1889 (Age 73 years)
Burial of a half-sisterAnn Shemwell
after April 6, 1889 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Patoka Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Lucinda Carneal
June 1890 (Age 75 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#10Susan Carneal
March 1892 (Age 76 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#11Ellen Carneal
March 1894 (Age 78 years)

Death of a sonGeorge T Carneal
August 5, 1895 (Age 80 years)

Birth of a grandson
#12Joseph M Carneal
February 1897 (Age 81 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 82 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 grandson
#13Benjamin Franklin Carneal
May 31, 1900 (Age 85 years)
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 85 years)
Death after 1900 (Age 84 years)

Address: no stone
Cemetery: Carneal Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 4, 1809Logan, Kentucky, United States
20 months
elder brother
5 years
Father’s family with Barbara Suit - View this family
Marriage: August 7, 1797Granville, North Carolina, United States
2 years
16 months
3 years
4 years
Family with Joseph Stewart Carneal - View this family
Marriage: March 17, 1846Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
5 years
18 months
4 years
Joseph M Carneal
Birth: February 24, 1859 34 43Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 12, 1878Todd, Kentucky, United States

Lucinda Ashbourn Shemwell has 45 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

Mother's family (0)

Census1840 United States - Census transcript - James Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell - Household

Todd, Ky

NameRelationAgeSexSlavesFree coloredInfirmFNROther Infirm
James Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwellhead29M
Elizabeth Shemwellwife23F
Armina M “Mina” Shemwelldaughter1F
Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwelldaughter0F
Elizabeth Shemwellmother65F
Lucinda Ashbourn Shemwellyounger sister25F

Best guess -B

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Stewart Carneal - Household

District 2, Todd, Kentucky, United States

William Carnealhead26MWfarmerKY
Lucinda Carnealwife26FWKY
Robert N Carnealson3MWKY

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Stewart Carneal - Household

Todd, Kentucky, United States

J S Carnealhead35MWfarmerKY
Lucinda Carnealwife37FWKY
R N Carnealson12MWKY
G T Carnealson7MWKY
B F Carnealson6MWKY
J M Carnealson1MWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Stewart Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, Joseph Shead46MWfarmerKY
Carneal, Lucinda wife48FWKY
Carneal, George Tson17MWfarm laborerKY
Carneal, Ben Fson15MWfarm laborerKY
Carneal, Joseph Mson12MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Stewart Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, J SWM58headMfarmerKYVAVA
Carneal, Lucinda AWF60wifeMkeeping houseKYVAVA
Carneal, B FWM24sonSlaborerKYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Benjamin Franklin Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, Benjamin FheadWMNov185445M18KYKYKYfarmer
Carneal, Mary JwifeWFJun185331M1888KYKYKY
Carneal, EldredsonWMSep188316SKYKYKYfarm laborer
Carneal, FanniedaughterWFAug188514SKYKYKY
Carneal, MarksonWMJan188812SKYKYKYfarm laborer
Carneal, LucindadaughterWFJun18909SKYKYKY
Carneal, SusandaughterWFMar18928SKYKYKY
Carneal, EllendaughterWFMar18946SKYKYKY
Carneal, Joseph MsonWMFeb18973SKYKYKY
Carneal, Benjamin FsonWMMay19006 monthsSKYKYKY
Carneal, Lucinda AmotherWFMay181585Wd5441KYNCVA

1850 Todd Co. Kentucky, USA census