The Shemwell Family

Dr. Joseph Wade “Joe” ShemwellAge: 52 years18621915

Name
Dr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell
Name prefix
Dr.
Given names
Joseph Wade
Surname
Shemwell
Nickname
Joe
Birth August 28, 1862 55 32
MarriageLinnie Bell RallsView this family

Birth of a brotherThomas Douglas Shemwell
June 10, 1863 (Age 9 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
May 19, 1865 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherRev. Roland W Shemwell
November 21, 1867 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
April 17, 1869 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 7 years)
Address: Dist. 4
Death of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
May 24, 1874 (Age 11 years)
Burial of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
after May 24, 1874 (Age 11 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a fatherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
October 1, 1878 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Death of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
June 1, 1885 (Age 22 years)

Burial of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
after June 1, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a half-brotherAllen James Shemwell
January 12, 1892 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Chronic hepatitis
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
October 20, 1895 (Age 33 years)
MarriageLela Bell HancockView this family
December 24, 1895 (Age 33 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#1Gradie Odella Shemwell
August 20, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 37 years)
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Shemwell
May 25, 1901 (Age 38 years)
Event
Left Wife
May 25, 1905 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterIowa Shemwell
September 1905 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Marguerite Elaine Shemwell
February 15, 1906 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Bernice Lorraine Shemwell
1909 (Age 46 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell
April 20, 1911 (Age 48 years)
Lived between 1907 and 1911 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a son
#5John Harris Wade Shemwell
June 17, 1914 (Age 51 years)
Death January 10, 1915 (Age 52 years)
Burial January 1915 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: Lost Creek Missionary Baptist Cemetery
Last change January 29, 201717:08:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Not married: about 1860
-5 years
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
Iowa Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1860 52 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1905Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
himself
9 months
younger brother
Thomas Douglas Shemwell
Birth: June 10, 1863 56 32Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1948Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger sister
Mary Ann Shemwell
Birth: May 19, 1865 58 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1936Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
Rev. Martin Luther Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1869 61 38Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 20, 1947Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Martha Sinnot - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 1836
3 years
half-sister
Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: 1838 30 28New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 25, 1901New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
3 years
half-brother
Allen James Shemwell
Birth: 1840 32 30Louisiana, United States
Death: January 12, 1892Louisiana, United States
5 years
half-brother
Frank H Shemwell
Birth: 1844 36 34New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1885
3 years
half-sister
Mary Alice Shemwell
Birth: December 17, 1846 39 36New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 24, 1874New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Family with Lela Bell Hancock - View this family
himself
wife
Lela Bell Hancock
Birth: October 12, 1872 29 25Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1954Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1895
4 years
daughter
Family with Linnie Bell Ralls - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
daughter
4 years
daughter
2 years
son
3 years
son
John Harris Wade Shemwell
Birth: June 17, 1914 51 34Sheridan, Grant, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 13, 1987Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States

Dr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell has 42 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell
2Henry James Hester18291905
3Howel Hester1830
Parents Thomas Charles Hewell + Mary Lucinda Shemwell
3Edward Boyd Hewell18421900
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
Parents David Mushet + Mary Alice Shemwell
1Kate Mushet18481932

Mother's family (0)