The Shemwell Family

James Shemwell Sr.Age: 70 years17271797

James Shemwell Sr.
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Birth 1727 39 16
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Shemwell

Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 27 years)

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 -
MarriageMary Jane HiggsView this family
before 1765 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1765 (Age 38 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3Zachariah Shemwell
1770 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Anna Margaret Shemwell
about October 1771 (Age 44 years)
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a daughter
#5Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 47 years)
Address: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 47 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Birth of a son
#6James Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#7Samuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 49 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 48 years)

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#8Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 12, 1780 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a son
#9Joseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Census 1786 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.Mary “Molly” ShemwellView this family
September 4, 1792 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rebecca Parham
February 19, 1793 (Age 66 years)
Marriage of a childZachariah ShemwellMary SuitView this family
July 23, 1794 (Age 67 years)
Note: The Bondsmen for Zach & Mary are Z. and George Shemwell
Birth of a grandson
#2Johnson Parham
September 21, 1794 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Shemwell Parham
1796 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 66 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Will February 18, 1797 (on the date of death)
Death February 18, 1797 (Age 70 years)
Last change December 22, 201510:08:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
elder brother
14 years
elder brother
3 years
5 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Jane Higgs - View this family
Marriage: before 1765St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
6 years
22 months
Anna Margaret Shemwell
Birth: about October 1771 44 12St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: February 11, 1856Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
2 years
13 months
3 years

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