The Shemwell Family

William Allen HewellAge: 42 years18441886

Name
William Allen Hewell
Given names
William Allen
Surname
Hewell
Birth July 28, 1844 40 32
Birth of a sisterMary Elizabeth Hewell
February 22, 1847 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 17 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherEmile William Hewell
1849 (Age 4 years)
Census December 5, 1850 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterLura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
June 7, 1852 (Age 7 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 14 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census October 10, 1860 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death of a fatherThomas Charles Hewell
about 1869 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageLula Amanda MossView this family
before 1880 (Age 35 years)

Census June 12, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Cordelia Hewell
January 10, 1881 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#2Alfred Daniel Hewell
June 19, 1884 (Age 39 years)
Death November 16, 1886 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a son
#3William Allen Hewell Jr.
June 18, 1887 (7 months after death)
Last change August 5, 201614:28:21

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1826Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
12 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
Mary Elizabeth Hewell
Birth: February 22, 1847 43 34Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1934Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with Lula Amanda Moss - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1880
1 year
daughter
3 years
son
Alfred Daniel Hewell
Birth: June 19, 1884 39 24Rose Hill, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 21, 1952Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Jacob Burns Senseney + Lula Amanda Moss - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1905

William Allen Hewell has 49 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (49)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
2Iowa Shemwell18601905
5Mary Ann Shemwell18651936
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Martha Sinnot
1Elizabeth Shemwell18381901
3Frank H Shemwell18441885
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell
2Henry James Hester18291905
3Howel Hester1830
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
2Athalia E Clardy18471923
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
6Elizabeth Clardy18641870
Parents David Mushet + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Richard Mushet18471849
2Kate Mushet18481932
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
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.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
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

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William A Hewell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Hewell, W AWM36headMTNTNKY
Hewell, Lula AWF20wifeMKeeping houseTNVAKY
Hewell, Mary EWF37sisterSTNNCNC