The Shemwell Family

Isaac Shemwell

Name
Isaac Shemwell
Given names
Isaac
Surname
Shemwell
Birth of a son
#1Isaac Shemwell Jr.
about 1755
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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Birth of a daughter
#2Susanna Shemwell
about 1766
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
MarriageNancy View this family
before 1788

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 ShemwellView this family
November 1, 1797
Note: 2nd wife of Benjamin Davis
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell
January 24, 1798

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Marriage of a childJames ParksNancy Ann “Anna” ShemwellView this family
December 2, 1799
Census August 4, 1800
Death of a daughterSusanna Shemwell
October 3, 1801
Cause: childbirth
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Nancy Shemwell
June 26, 1803
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803

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 sonIsaac Shemwell Jr.
1805
Birth of a grandson
#6Elbert Parks
1809
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Susannah Parks
1812

Birth of a grandson
#8Oliver H P “Perry” Parks
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Death of a grandsonAlexander Shemwell Sr.
1841
Death of a grandsonHenry Shemwell
October 28, 1845
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
brother
14 years
brother
3 years
brother
5 years
brother
himself
Family with Nancy - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1788
-32 years
son
12 years
daughter
Susanna Shemwell
Birth: about 1766Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 3, 1801Rowan, North Carolina, United States
daughter

  1. Generation 1
    1. 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
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. 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)
    2. 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
    3. 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)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Alexander Shemwell Sr., son of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy , was born about 1790 and died in 1841 in North Carolina, United States. He married Nancy Jane Daniel, daughter of Travis Daniel and Mary Wallace,. She was born on May 30, 1802 in North Carolina, United States and died on February 18, 1871 in Wayne, North Carolina, United States at the age of 68.

      Children of Alexander Shemwell Sr. and Nancy Jane Daniel:

      1. James Isaac Shemwell (18151860)
      2. William Travis Shemwell (18181852)
      3. Thomas F Shemwell (18201829)
      4. Poindexter Shemwell (18221873)
      5. Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr. (18241890)
      6. Whitson Berry Shemwell (18281864)
      7. Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell (18301880)
      8. Charlotte Jane Shemwell (18321899)
      9. Margaret Shemwell (18341905)
      10. Thomas Franklin Shemwell (18361862)
      11. Lorenzo D Shemwell (18391870)
      12. Louisa Shemwell (18281899)
    2. Rebecca Ann Shamel, daughter of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy , was born on December 13, 1790 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died on September 8, 1887 in Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States at the age of 96. She married .

      Children of Rebecca Ann Shamel and :

      1. John Calvin Shamel (18221888)
    3. Henry Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy , was born on July 23, 1792 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died on October 28, 1845 in Marshall, Kentucky, United States at the age of 53. He married Susannah W “Susie” Cox, daughter of David Cox and Martha Cole, on January 5, 1818 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. She was born on December 25, 1799 in North Carolina, United States and died on August 3, 1839 in North Carolina, United States at the age of 39.

      Children of Henry Shemwell and Susannah W “Susie” Cox:

      1. Isaac Shemwell (18181894)
      2. David Alexander Shemwell (18201904)
      3. Lovelace Wellington Shemwell (18221897)
      4. William Pinkney Shemwell (18251888)
      5. Henry Cox Shemwell (18281893)
      6. Nancy Shemwell (18311892)
      7. Polly Shemwell (1832)
      8. James Shemwell (1833)
      9. Milous R “Miles” Shemwell (18391862)
    4. Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell, daughter of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy , was born on January 24, 1798 and died on April 17, 1882 at the age of 84. She married John Loftin. He was born about 1798 and died on October 1, 1870.

      Children of Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell and John Loftin:

      1. John Loftin Jr. (18331848)
      2. William Moses Loftin (18351919)
      3. Margaret Loftin (18391919)
    5. Nancy Shemwell, daughter of Isaac Shemwell Jr. and Nancy , was born on June 26, 1803 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died after 1870. She married Noah Reed, son of Noah Reed and Ann Tomson, on January 14, 1823 in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States. He was born on February 16, 1804 in North Carolina, United States and died in 1860 at the age of 55.

      Children of Nancy Shemwell and Noah Reed:

      1. Mary Reed
      2. William M Reed (18251848)
      3. Milas G Reed (18271890)
      4. James Wesley Reed
      5. David Reed
      6. Priscilla Reed
      7. Andrew Jackson Reed (18431899)
      8. Rebecca Ann Reed (18361919)
      9. Henry S Reed
    6. Nancy Davis, daughter of Benjamin Davis and Susanna Shemwell, was born in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. She married Daniel Durham Hunt. He was born on February 1, 1797 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died on October 7, 1866 in St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States at the age of 69.

      Children of Nancy Davis and Daniel Durham Hunt:

      1. Susan Jane Hunt (18281908)
      2. John Alexander Hunt (18301913)
      3. James Wiseman Hunt (18321855)
      4. Levi Bunyan Hunt (18351890)
      5. Benoni Smith Hunt (18371918)
      6. Daniel Whitmore Hunt (18401919)
      7. Nancy Johanna Penelope Hunt (18421909)
    7. Susannah Davis, daughter of Benjamin Davis and Susanna Shemwell, was born in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. She married Daniel Durham Hunt. He was born on February 1, 1797 in Rowan, North Carolina, United States and died on October 7, 1866 in St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States at the age of 69.

    8. Elbert Parks, son of James Parks and Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell, was born in 1809 in Madison, Kentucky, United States and died on March 28, 1898 in Pleasanton, Linn, Kansas, United States at the age of 89. He married Mary “Polly” Hacket on September 20, 1831 in Madison, Kentucky, United States.

      Children of Elbert Parks and Mary “Polly” Hacket:

      1. Curtis Parks (1833)
    9. Joseph Parks, son of James Parks and Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell.

    10. Susannah Parks, daughter of James Parks and Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell, was born in 1812.

    11. Oliver H P “Perry” Parks, son of James Parks and Nancy Ann “Anna” Shemwell, was born on November 10, 1813 and died on October 19, 1892 in Schuyler, Illinois, United States at the age of 78.