The Shemwell Family

James Shemwell HudspethAge: 64 years18061870

James Shemwell Hudspeth
Given names
James Shemwell
Birth March 17, 1806 46 34
MarriageAnna Margaret HarrisView this family

Death of a fatherJoseph Hudspeth
March 5, 1809 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of a parentMichael HollandAnna Margaret ShemwellView this family
October 2, 1811 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 5 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Joseph L Hudspeth
November 5, 1829 (Age 23 years)
Census June 1, 1830 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Capt. James Harvey Hudspeth
January 26, 1831 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Elizabeth Hudspeth
December 1831 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 25 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a daughter
#4Nancy Ann E Hudspeth
May 10, 1833 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5George Harris Hudspeth
March 2, 1835 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 29 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 -
Birth of a son
#6Thomas Ayres Hudspeth
February 11, 1839 (Age 32 years)
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Sarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 14, 1841 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 39 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 sonJoseph L Hudspeth
December 21, 1849 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Consumption
Death of a daughterNancy Ann E Hudspeth
June 5, 1850 (Age 44 years)
Census September 18, 1850 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childCapt. James Harvey HudspethArmelda Ann HollandView this family
February 20, 1851 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joseph C Hudspeth
September 13, 1854 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childFielding HolderMary Elizabeth HudspethView this family
July 8, 1855 (Age 49 years)
Death of a motherAnna Margaret Shemwell
February 11, 1856 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2James Samuel Hudspeth
March 5, 1856 (Age 49 years)
Note: or March 6, 1856
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ann Eiiza Holder
June 1856 (Age 50 years)
Death of a daughterMary Elizabeth Hudspeth
November 26, 1858 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childJohn H MoodySarah Ellen HudspethView this family
January 5, 1859 (Age 52 years)

Marriage of a childGeorge Harris HudspethMary A “Mollie” DawsonView this family
February 26, 1859 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 50 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a grandson
#4William Harris Hudspeth
January 28, 1860 (Age 53 years)
Census June 25, 1860 (Age 54 years)
Death of a daughterSarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 22, 1860 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Ayres HudspethAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 27, 1860 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Johney Hudspeth
November 26, 1861 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6James Shemwell Hudspeth
January 30, 1862 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Maggie Ellen Hudspeth
October 15, 1863 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8George U Hudspeth
September 23, 1864 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 55 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 -
Death of a grandsonJohney Hudspeth
October 25, 1865 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9James Robert “Bob” Hudspeth
December 15, 1866 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 60 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 60 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a grandson
#10Edgar D “Eddie” Hudspeth
June 17, 1868 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 62 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 September 3, 1870 (Age 64 years)
Death December 29, 1870 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Pilot Knob Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: May 14, 1804Logan, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Father’s family with Agatha Hutchins - View this family
Marriage: November 1, 1784Surry, North Carolina, United States
-4 years
3 years
3 years
4 years
4 years
2 years
3 years
Mother’s family with Michael Holland - View this family
Marriage: October 2, 1811Warren, Kentucky, United States
Family with Anna Margaret Harris - View this family
Joseph L Hudspeth
Birth: November 5, 1829 23 23Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 1849Simpson, Kentucky, United States
15 months
11 months
17 months
Nancy Ann E Hudspeth
Birth: May 10, 1833 27 27Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1850Simpson, Kentucky, United States
22 months
4 years
3 years
Sarah Ellen Hudspeth
Birth: October 14, 1841 35 35Kentucky, United States
Death: October 22, 1860Kentucky, United States

James Shemwell Hudspeth has 50 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (50)

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 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
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James Shemwell Hudspeth - Household

Simpson, Kentucky

James Hudspethhead44MWFarmerKY
A Hudspethwife44FWKY
J H Hudspethson18MWLaborerKY
G H Hudspethson16MWKY
E Hudspethdaughter14FWKY
T Hudspethson11MWKY
S E Hudspethdaughter8FWKY
A Hollandmother75FWMD

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - James Shemwell Hudspeth - Household

Logan, Kentucky, United States

James Hudspethhead54MWfarmerKY
Ann Hudspethwife54FWhousekeeperKY
Thomas Hudspethson21MWfarm laborerKY
Ann Hudspeth4FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - George Harris Hudspeth - Household

Fillmore, Logan, Kentucky

Hudspeth, Georgehead35MWFarmerKY
Hudspeth, Marywife32FWKeeping HouseKY
Hudspeth, Williamson10MWWorks on FarmKY
Hudspeth, Ellendaughter6FWKY
Hudspeth, Jamesfather64MWKY
Harris, Anniemother64FWKY