The Shemwell Family

Marquis Delumuel “Mark” ShemwellAge: 49 years18561905

Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell
Given names
Marquis Delumuel
Birth March 13, 1856 45 38
Birth of a brotherThomas W Shemwell
October 20, 1858 (Age 2 years)
Note: 19 OCT 1858 ?
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
August 1859 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 June 1, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 24 years)
MarriageSarah Frances “Ma Sissie” ScottView this family
June 9, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1George William Shemwell
April 6, 1881 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Charles Henry “Charlie” Shemwell
June 3, 1883 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Hardy Shemwell
September 8, 1885 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sonJames Hardy Shemwell
October 15, 1885 (Age 29 years)
Burial of a sonJames Hardy Shemwell
1885 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a son
#4Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
April 5, 1888 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
April 1889 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Sue Belle Shemwell
August 1890 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
July 31, 1893 (Age 37 years)
Burial of a sisterAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
1893 (Age 36 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell
August 25, 1894 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sisterMartha A “Mattie” Shemwell
April 27, 1896 (Age 40 years)
Burial of a sisterMartha A “Mattie” Shemwell
1896 (Age 39 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 1, 1900 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge William ShemwellMyrtle Viola PhillipsView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 27, 1903 (Age 47 years)
Death May 20, 1905 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change August 1, 201712:59:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: August 13, 1835Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Martha A “Mattie” Shemwell
Birth: December 4, 1851 41 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 27, 1896Todd, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder brother
3 years
3 years
younger brother
Thomas W Shemwell
Birth: October 20, 1858 48 41Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 19, 1916Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott - View this family
Marriage: June 9, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
2 years
2 years
James Hardy Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1885 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 15, 1885Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
17 months
4 years
John Henry Hall + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: October 17, 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States

Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell has 4 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

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

Todd, Ky.

Jas. M. Shemwell48MWKentucky
Elizabeth Shemwell45FWKentucky
Amanda Shemwell22FWKentucky
Caroline Shemwell20FWKentucky
M F Shemwell18FWKentucky
Maricah Shemwell16FWKentucky
C C Shemwell14MWKentucky
M. R. Shemwell12FWKentucky
L. P. Shemwell10MWKentucky
M. D. Shemwell8MWKentucky
Tho. Shemwell6MWKentucky

Notes: The names are wrong and hard to read, dates are off by +/- 2 yrs. It has an LP Shemwell that I believe to be Fate, there was a Louis P b. 1850 in the database I deleted. -B

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James Marquis Shemwell - Household

Sharon Dist. Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, USA

Jas M Shemwell60MWFarmerKY
Elizabeth Shemwell53FWKeeping HouseKY
May T P Shemwell24FWSchool TeacherKY
Augusta N Shemwell22FWKY
Martha A. Shemwell18FWKY
Charles Shemwell17MWFarm LaborKY
Marquis D L Shemwell14MWFarm LaborKY
Thomas W. Shemwell12MWFarm LaborKY

Notes: 2 doors down from William H.

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James Marquis Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove Dist. Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, USA

James M ShemwellWM69headMNote:KYMDVA
Martha A M ShemwellWF28daughterS-Keeping HouseKYKYKY
Marquis D ShemwellWM23sonS-LaborerKYKYKY
Thomas W. ShemwellWM21sonS-LaborerKYKYKY

Notes: James is widowed and has cancer on nose

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Marquis Delemuel Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

Markus ShemwellheadWMMar 185644M19--KYKYKYFarmer
Sarah F ShemwellwifeWFNov 185940M1965KYKYKY
George W ShemwellsonWMApr 188119S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Charles H ShemwellsonWMJun 188317S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sey L ShemwellsonWMApr 188811S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sue B ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18909S---KYKYKY
Mary V ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18945S---KYKYKY