The Shemwell Family

Mary Elizabeth HooksAge: 80 years18421923

Mary Elizabeth Hooks
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Stanley
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Goodman
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Mitchell
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Cochran
Birth October 1, 1842 31 28
Birth of a brotherHiram R Hooks
estimated 1846 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a brotherJames C Hooks
March 23, 1850 (Age 7 years)
Census October 7, 1850 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusan Jemimah Whatley
about 1853 (Age 10 years)
Death of a motherJemima Shemwell
June 1, 1857 (Age 14 years)
Cause: Congestive chills
Marriage of a parentJames R HooksMartha M View this family
April 24, 1859 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 14 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
MarriageEdgar M StanleyView this family
January 12, 1860 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Hooks
calculated April 1860 (Age 17 years)
Census September 1, 1860 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Henry Harvey Stanley
March 2, 1861 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLouisa Ann “Annie” Hooks
estimated 1861 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2Mason Stanley
July 13, 1863 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 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 -
Birth of a half-brotherDaniel C Hooks
estimated 1865 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 24 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 24 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 26 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 July 7, 1870 (Age 27 years)
MarriageLemuel GoodmanView this family
December 2, 1873 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3William L Goodman
June 3, 1874 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCharles W Hooks
calculated 1874 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherHiram R Hooks
October 1874 (Age 32 years)

Religious marriageMiles MitchellView this family
February 14, 1876 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Martha Mitchell
1877 (Age 34 years)
Death of a husbandMiles Mitchell
1877 (Age 34 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherJames R Hooks
November 26, 1884 (Age 42 years)
MarriageWilliam C CochranView this family
1886 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Avery “Willie” Cash
1894 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 55 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Lemuel Orville Goodman
December 12, 1902 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam L GoodmanOna Dorcas StevensView this family
1902 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mina Marie Goodman
July 20, 1904 (Age 61 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Anna Lee Goodman
June 11, 1907 (Age 64 years)
Death of a granddaughterAnna Lee Goodman
October 11, 1907 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Hiram Samuel Goodman
October 11, 1908 (Age 66 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William Otis “Willie” Goodman
January 21, 1911 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sonWilliam L Goodman
September 14, 1911 (Age 68 years)
Death of a grandsonHiram Samuel Goodman
January 24, 1913 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sonMason Stanley
March 30, 1916 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 73 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 74 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 75 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 77 years)
Death July 2, 1923 (Age 80 years)
Last change May 14, 202012:05:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
4 years
younger brother
Hiram R Hooks
Birth: estimated 1846 34 32Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1874
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Martha M - View this family
Marriage: April 24, 1859Livingston, Kentucky, United States
1 year
21 months
5 years
10 years
Family with Edgar M Stanley - View this family
Marriage: January 12, 1860Livingston, Kentucky, United States
14 months
2 years
Mason Stanley
Birth: July 13, 1863 27 20Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 30, 1916Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Family with Lemuel Goodman - View this family
Marriage: December 2, 1873Livingston, Kentucky, United States
6 months
Family with Miles Mitchell - View this family
Marriage: February 14, 1876Livingston, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Family with William C Cochran - View this family
Marriage: 1886Kentucky, United States

Mary Elizabeth Hooks has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James R Hooks - Household

Stewart TN

James R Hookshead39MWTN
Jemima Hookswife36FWTN
Eramus Hooksson12MWTN
Ann Hooksdaughter10FWTN
Elizabeth Hooksdaughter7FWTN
Hiram R Hooksson4MWTN
James C Hooksson2moMWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - James R Hooks - Household

Livingston Ky

J R Hookshead49MWFarmerTN
Martha Hookswife30FWKY
Eramus Hooksson22MWFarmerTN
Hiram R Hooksson14MWTN
James C Hooksson10MWTN
Martha Hooksdaughter5moFWKY
William H Wellsstep-son8MWKY
Gower Wellsstep-son6MWKY
Lucy Wellsstep-daughter4FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James R Hooks - Household

Livingston Ky

J R Hookshead59MWFarmerTN
Martha M Hookswife40FWKeeping houseKY
James C Hooksson20MWFarm laborerTN
Martha Z Hooksdaughter10FWKY
Louisa Ann Hooksdaughter9FWKY
Daniel C Hooksdaughter5FWKY
E Stanley27FWNo OccupationTN
Henry Stanley9MWKY
Mason Stanley7MWKY
Henry Wells18MWFarm laborerKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William C Cochran - Household

Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

Cochran, William CheadWMMay184159M14KYKYKYfarmer
Cochran, Mary EwifeWFOct184356M1443TNTNTN
Goodman, Williestep sonWMNov187524WdKYVATNfarmer
Cash, William AboarderWMNov18936SKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William L Goodman - Household

Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

Goodman, William LheadMW35M28KYVATNfarmergeneral farm
Goodman, Ona DwifeFW25M1853KYKYKY
Goodman, OrvillesonMW7SKYKYKY
Goodman, MinadaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Goodman, HiramsonMW1SKYKYKY
Cash, Willie AsonMW16SKYUSUSfarmerhome farm
Stanley, Masonhalf-brotherMW46SKYKYTNfarmerhome farm
Cochran, Mary EmotherFW67Wd43TNTNTNown income

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Mary Elizabeth Hooks - Household

Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Cockren, BettieheadFW77WdTNTNTN
Goodman, OrvillegrandsonMW17SKYKYKYmanagergeneral farm
Goodman, MinagranddaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Goodman, Willie OgrandsonMW8SKYKYKY