The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Thorne1711

Name
Elizabeth Thorne
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Thorne
Married name
Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth 1711 41 37
Birth of a brotherJames Thorne
1711
Birth of a son
#1William Shemwell
about 1712 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Thorne
1712 (Age 12 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Gilliam
September 16, 1712 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a son
#2Johnathan Shemwell
estimated 1725 (Age 14 years)

MarriageIsaac ShemwellView this family
before 1727 (Age 16 years)
Note: Some research indicates wife may have been Mary or another daughter of William
Birth of a son
#3James Shemwell Sr.
1727 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 20 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam ShemwellPriscilla LockeView this family
about 1732 (Age 21 years)
Death of a brotherAbsalom Thorne
1735 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joseph Shemwell
before 1749 (Age 38 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Thorne
before June 10, 1749 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Shemwell
before 1755 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Isaac Shemwell Jr.
about 1755 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 43 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 grandson
#4Elisha Shemwell
between 1756 and 1765 (Age 45 years)
Death of a husbandIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJames Shemwell Sr.Mary Jane HiggsView this family
before 1765 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1765 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Susanna Shemwell
about 1766 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherBenjamin Thorne
before June 9, 1766 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Priscilla Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#8Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mary Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)

Death of a brotherJames Thorne
before March 6, 1767 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Zachariah Shemwell
1770 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Anna Margaret Shemwell
about October 1771 (Age 60 years)
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 63 years)
Address: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Death of a sonWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 63 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Birth of a grandson
#13James Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 64 years)
Death of a granddaughterPriscilla Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Death of a granddaughterRebeckah Hannah Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Death of a granddaughterMary Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a grandson
#14Samuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 65 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 64 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 12, 1780 (Age 69 years)

Birth of a grandson
#16Joseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 64 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Marriage of a childIsaac ShemwellNancy View this family
before 1788 (Age 77 years)

Death of a sonJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 82 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death of a granddaughterSusanna Shemwell
October 3, 1801 (Age 90 years)
Cause: childbirth
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 92 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Death of a grandsonIsaac Shemwell Jr.
1805 (Age 94 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 101 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1690Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
1 year
elder brother
Absalom Thorne
Birth: 1690 20 16Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: 1735Charles, Maryland, United States
7 years
elder brother
John Thorne
Birth: 1696 26 22Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: before June 10, 1749Charles, Maryland, United States
5 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Benjamin Thorne
Birth: 1702 32 28Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: before June 9, 1766Charles, Maryland, United States
10 years
twin brother
James Thorne
Birth: 1711 41 37Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: before March 6, 1767Prince George, Maryland, United States
1 year
herself
2 years
younger sister
Family with Isaac Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
son
14 years
son
3 years
son
5 years
son
son

  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Thorne, daughter of William Thorne Sr. and Mary Gilliam, was born in 1711 in Charles, Maryland, United States. She married Isaac Shemwell before 1727 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. He was born before 1693 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died after 1760 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States.

      Children of Elizabeth Thorne and Isaac Shemwell:

      1. William Shemwell (17121774)
      2. Johnathan Shemwell (1725)
      3. James Shemwell Sr. (17271797)
      4. Joseph Shemwell (17311766)
      5. Isaac Shemwell
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. William Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne, was born about 1712 in Maryland, United States and died in December 1774 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. He married Priscilla Locke, daughter of Philip Locke and Mary Hulse, about 1732 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. She was born before 1716 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States.

      Children of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke:

      1. Joseph Shemwell (17491823)
      2. William Shemwell (17551824)
      3. Elisha Shemwell (17561826)
      4. Priscilla Shemwell (17671774)
      5. Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell (17671774)
      6. Mary Shemwell (17671774)
    2. Johnathan Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne, was born estimated 1725.

    3. James Shemwell Sr., son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne, was born in 1727 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died on February 18, 1797 in Granville, North Carolina, United States at the age of 70. He married Mary Jane Higgs, daughter of Capt. Zachariah Higgs and Elizabeth Clarke, before 1765 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. She was born in 1759 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died in 1810 in Granville, North Carolina, United States at the age of 51.

      Children of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs:

      1. Mary “Molly” Shemwell (17651843)
      2. Zachariah Shemwell (17701826)
      3. Anna Margaret Shemwell (17711856)
      4. Sarah Rebecca Shemwell (17741857)
      5. James Shemwell Jr. (17751831)
      6. Samuel J Shemwell (17761860)
      7. Elizabeth Shemwell
      8. Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell (17801850)
      9. Joseph M Shemwell (17831838)
    4. Joseph Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne, was born before 1731 and died on July 17, 1766 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. He married Susanna Stephens, daughter of Benjamin Stephens Jr. and Elizabeth , in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. She was born before 1731.

    5. Isaac Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne. He married Nancy before 1788.

      Children of Isaac Shemwell and Nancy :

      1. Isaac Shemwell Jr. (17551805)
      2. Susanna Shemwell (17661801)
      3. Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Joseph Shemwell, son of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born before 1749 and died on December 12, 1823. He married Ann “Nancy” Billingsley, daughter of Charles Billingsley and Ann Barton, on November 20, 1783 in All Faiths Episcopal Church, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. She was born about 1762 and died in September 1830 in Maryland, United States.

      Children of Joseph Shemwell and Ann “Nancy” Billingsley:

      1. William Shemwell (17851862)
      2. Mary Shemwell (17851840)
      3. James Shemwell (17881869)
      4. Elizabeth Shemwell (17921867)
      5. Dr. Joseph Shemwell Jr. (17961858)
    2. William Shemwell, son of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born before 1755 and died in 1824.

    3. Elisha Shemwell, son of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born between 1756 and 1765 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died about 1826. He married Mary Merritt, daughter of Richard Merritt and Sarah Merritt, in 1795. She was born about 1769 and died in 1831.

      Children of Elisha Shemwell and Mary Merritt:

      1. William Shemwell (17911856)
      2. Uradice “Dicey” Shemwell (17981869)
      3. Mary Shemwell (18011856)
      4. Nancy Shemwell (17951875)
    4. Priscilla Shemwell, daughter of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born before 1767 and died after 1774.

    5. Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell, daughter of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born before 1767 in Maryland, United States and died after 1774. She married Edward Burrage Jr.

      Children of Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell and Edward Burrage Jr:

      1. William Burrage (17771832)
      2. Hannah Burrage (1779)
      3. James Burrage
      4. Edward Burrage
    6. Mary Shemwell, daughter of William Shemwell and Priscilla Locke, was born before 1767 and died after 1774.

    7. Mary “Molly” Shemwell, daughter of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born in 1765 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died in 1843 in Cumberland, Tennessee, United States at the age of 78. She married John “Jack” Parham Jr., son of John Parham and Mary , on September 4, 1792 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. He was born in 1764 in Granville, North Carolina, United States and died on October 18, 1846 in Cumberland, Tennessee, United States at the age of 82.

      Children of Mary “Molly” Shemwell and John “Jack” Parham Jr.:

      1. Rebecca Parham (17931884)
      2. Johnson Parham (17941846)
      3. Shemwell Parham (17961880)
      4. Allen Parham (17981871)
      5. Anna Parham (18011859)
      6. Elva “Elvey” Parham (18031847)
    8. Zachariah Shemwell, son of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born in 1770 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died in 1826 in Union, Kentucky, United States at the age of 56. He married 2 times. The first time he married Mary Suit, daughter of Dent Suit, on July 23, 1794 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. The second time he married Susan Jemimah Whatley, daughter of Thomas Whatley and Ann , on September 6, 1802 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. She was born in 1782 in Georgia, United States and died about 1853 in Stewart, Tennessee, United States.

      Children of Zachariah Shemwell and Mary Suit:

      1. Rebecca Shemwell
      2. Mary Shemwell
      3. Thomas W Shemwell (18001877)

      Children of Zachariah Shemwell and Susan Jemimah Whatley:

      1. John Paul Shemwell (18151880)
      2. Jemima Shemwell (18141857)
      3. Joseph Shemwell (18221847)
      4. Maletha Shemwell (18181894)
      5. William Alexander Shemwell (18251870)
    9. Anna Margaret Shemwell, daughter of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born about October 1771 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died on February 11, 1856 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. She married 2 times. The first time she married Joseph Hudspeth, son of George Samuel Hudspeth and Judy Ryan, on May 14, 1804 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. He was born about 1760 in Surry, North Carolina, United States and died on March 5, 1809 in Warren, Kentucky, United States. The second time she married Michael Holland, son of Hezikiah Holland and Mary Walker, on October 2, 1811 in Warren, Kentucky, United States. He was born about 1773 in Louisa, Virginia, United States and died about 1825 in Todd, Kentucky, United States.

      Children of Anna Margaret Shemwell and Joseph Hudspeth:

      1. James Shemwell Hudspeth (18061870)
    10. Sarah Rebecca Shemwell, daughter of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born about 1774 in Granville, North Carolina, United States and died about 1857 in Conway, Arkansas, United States. She married Osburn McGeehee, son of Nathaniel McGeehee and Nellie Lynch Martin, on January 31, 1798 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. He was born in 1771 in Granville, North Carolina, United States and died in June 1857 in Conway, Arkansas, United States at the age of 86.

      Children of Sarah Rebecca Shemwell and Osburn McGeehee:

      1. Anna McGeehee (17981884)
      2. John McGeehee (1800)
      3. Martha McGeehee (1803)
      4. Sarah McGeehee (1812)
      5. Eleanor McGeehee (18151860)
      6. Nancy McGeehee (1817)
      7. Francis “Fanny” McGeehee (18181893)
    11. James Shemwell Jr., son of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born about 1775 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died on July 10, 1831 in Todd, Kentucky, United States. He married 2 times. The first time he married Barbara Suit, daughter of Dent Suit, on August 7, 1797 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. She was born between 1767 and 1775 and died before 1808 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. The second time he married Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn on March 4, 1809 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. She was born in 1775 in Virginia, United States and died in August 1859 in Todd, Kentucky, United States at the age of 84.

      Children of James Shemwell Jr. and Barbara Suit:

      1. Mary “Polly” Shemwell (17991876)
      2. William Shemwell (18001870)
      3. Ann Shemwell (18021889)
      4. John Patrick Shemwell (18061869)

      Children of James Shemwell Jr. and Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn:

      1. James Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell (18101880)
      2. Lucinda Ashbourn Shemwell (18151900)
    12. Samuel J Shemwell, son of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born on February 1, 1776 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died on August 17, 1860 in Todd, Kentucky, United States at the age of 84. He married Jane “Jenny” Dickerson on July 14, 1798 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. She was born in 1780 in Maryland, United States and died in 1850 in Todd, Kentucky, United States at the age of 70.

      Children of Samuel J Shemwell and Jane “Jenny” Dickerson:

      1. James Green Shemwell (17981850)
      2. Thomas James Shemwell (1799)
      3. Nancy Shemwell (18001855)
      4. Samuel Shemwell (18091881)
      5. Jonathan P Shemwell (1810)
      6. Zacariah Shemwell
      7. Nancy Jane Shemwell (18111862)
      8. Sarah “Sally” Shemwell (18121877)
      9. William G Shemwell (18191884)
    13. Elizabeth Shemwell, daughter of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs. She married Shadrick Kirkland on August 20, 1799 in Granville, North Carolina, United States.

    14. Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell, daughter of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born on September 12, 1780 and died before 1850 in Butler, Missouri, United States. She married Samuel Kittrell, son of Samuel Kittrell and Catherine , on December 30, 1800 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. He was born on February 19, 1777 in Granville, North Carolina, United States and died in 1838 in Wayne, Missouri, United States at the age of 60.

      Children of Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell and Samuel Kittrell:

      1. Elizabeth H Kittrell (18011852)
      2. Lemuel Carter Kittrell (18051865)
      3. Solomon Kittrell (18071872)
      4. Joseph Kittrell (18091840)
      5. Samuel B Kittrell (18201854)
    15. Joseph M Shemwell, son of James Shemwell Sr. and Mary Jane Higgs, was born on April 25, 1783 in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States and died on March 6, 1838 in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States at the age of 54. He married Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley, daughter of Thomas Whatley and Ann , on October 26, 1803 in Logan, Kentucky, United States. She was born on August 28, 1788 in Georgia, United States and died on October 16, 1858 at the age of 70.

      Children of Joseph M Shemwell and Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley:

      1. Allen James “A J” Shemwell (18041879)
      2. Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell (18071878)
      3. Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell (18091880)
      4. Mary Lucinda Shemwell (1812)
      5. Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell (18151876)
      6. Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell (18161863)
      7. Emily Ellen Shemwell (18231893)
      8. Mary Alice Shemwell (18261890)
      9. Joseph Theodore Shemwell (18341860)
    16. Isaac Shemwell Jr., son of Isaac Shemwell and Nancy , was born about 1755 in North Carolina, United States and died in 1805 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. He married Nancy . She died between 1820 and 1830.

      Children of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy :

      1. Alexander Shemwell Sr. (17901841)
      2. Rebecca Ann Shamel (17901887)
      3. Henry Shemwell (17921845)
      4. Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell (17981882)
      5. Nancy Shemwell (18031870)
    17. Susanna Shemwell, daughter of Isaac Shemwell and Nancy , was born about 1766 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died on October 3, 1801 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. She married Benjamin Davis on November 1, 1797 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

      Children of Susanna Shemwell and Benjamin Davis:

      1. Nancy Davis
      2. Susannah Davis
    18. Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell, daughter of Isaac Shemwell and Nancy . She married James Parks, son of Charles Parks Sr. and Catherine E Pew, on December 2, 1799 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. He was born about 1770 in Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States and died before 1846 in Madison, Kentucky, United States.

      Children of Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell and James Parks:

      1. Elbert Parks (18091898)
      2. Joseph Parks
      3. Susannah Parks (1812)
      4. Oliver H P “Perry” Parks (18131892)