The Shemwell Family

Isaac Estate

Isaac Shemwell

Isaac Shemwell
Given names
Birth of a son
#1Isaac Shemwell Jr.
between 1750 and 1759
Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Susanna “Susan” Shemwell
about 1766
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766
Birth of a daughter
#3Ann “Nancy” Shemwell
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776

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 -
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Census 1786
MarriageNancy View this family
before 1788

Death of a motherElizabeth Thorne
Birth of a grandson
#1Alexander Shemwell Sr.
about 1790
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Rebecca Ann Shamel
December 13, 1790
Birth of a grandson
#3Henry Shemwell
July 23, 1792
Death of a brotherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797
Marriage of a childBenjamin DavisSusanna “Susan” ShemwellView this family
November 1, 1797
Note: 2nd wife of Benjamin Davis
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a daughter
#4Nelly Shemwell
about 1798
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell
January 29, 1798
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Penelope “Nelly” Davis
about 1798
Marriage of a childJames Parke Sr.Ann “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
December 2, 1799
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Nancy Davis
about 1800
Census August 4, 1800
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Susannah “Susan” Davis
July 14, 1801
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Nancy Shemwell
June 26, 1803
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a grandson
#9Joseph Parke
Death of a sonIsaac Shemwell Jr.
Death of a daughterSusanna “Susan” Shemwell
after November 1807
Cause: childbirth
Birth of a grandson
#10Elbert Taylor Parke Sr.
July 7, 1809
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Lourana “Lourany” Parke
Birth of a grandson
#12Oliver H P “Perry” Parke
November 10, 1813
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 -
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
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
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 daughterNelly Shemwell
before 1838
Death of a daughterAnn “Nancy” Shemwell
about 1840
Death of a grandsonAlexander Shemwell Sr.
Death of a grandsonHenry Shemwell
October 28, 1845
Death of a granddaughterNancy Davis
before January 19, 1846

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 -

Last change July 2, 202213:38:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
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Family with Nancy - View this family
Marriage: before 1788
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Nelly Shemwell
Birth: about 1798Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1838Gibson, Tennessee, United States

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