The Shemwell Family

Henry Isaac ShemwellAge: 75 years18671943

Name
Henry Isaac Shemwell
Given names
Henry Isaac
Surname
Shemwell
Birth October 14, 1867 67 36
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterAnn C Shemwell
January 15, 1869 (Age 15 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndrew Jackson Armstrong
before December 1869 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 months)

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 2 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Shemwell
May 12, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Death of a half-sisterClerinda Maletha Shemwell
1872 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElmira A McCoy
1873 (Age 5 years)
Death of a fatherThomas W Shemwell
July 20, 1877 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageRebecca KennedyView this family
November 11, 1888 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Samuel Franklin Shemwell
September 11, 1889 (Age 21 years)
Enumerated January 1, 1891 (Age 23 years)
Address: Males, 25 yrs and older
MarriageEliza Ann BurkhartView this family
August 30, 1896 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eva Lilly Shemwell
May 29, 1898 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3Henry Elmer Shemwell
August 1, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#4Barney S Shemwell
June 21, 1905 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Ann Demaris “Bette” Shemwell
November 20, 1907 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sisterAlice M Shemwell
November 20, 1907 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Grace May Shemwell
1909 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#6James Thomas “Tom” Shemwell
October 23, 1909 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherJohn A Shemwell
before 1910 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Shemwell
before 1910 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterAnn C Shemwell
1910 (Age 42 years)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Address: Dist. 3
Marriage of a childSamuel Franklin ShemwellOnie PhillipsView this family
January 18, 1911 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Robert Earl Shemwell
October 6, 1911 (Age 43 years)

Death of a half-brotherWilliam H Shemwell
December 25, 1912 (Age 45 years)

Burial of a half-brotherWilliam H Shemwell
after December 25, 1912 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Lowry Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#2Ural Edwin Hester
May 3, 1915 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel Franklin ShemwellFrances Ellen “Fannie” HeflinView this family
November 1915 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Leon E Hester
December 21, 1916 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a motherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 49 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Birth of a grandson
#4Russell Brandon Hester
October 24, 1918 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a granddaughter
#5George Almeda Shemwell
July 13, 1919 (Age 51 years)
Census March 18, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Lelton Glen Hester
December 8, 1921 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Genie Franklin Shemwell
August 16, 1922 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Floyd Irvin Hester
February 27, 1925 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Mason Shemwell
May 9, 1925 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Suicide
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mattie Frances Shemwell
about 1926 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childBarney S ShemwellMyrtle Maybelle ShyerView this family
September 29, 1928 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Emilou Hester
June 28, 1929 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Frances Rebecca Shemwell
November 22, 1929 (Age 62 years)
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Euphrates Randolph Oliver
August 27, 1930 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Robert Leslie Shemwell
October 24, 1930 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childJames Thomas “Tom” ShemwellGustus Pauline WallaceView this family
January 28, 1933 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sisterMahala May “Ella” Shemwell
February 9, 1934 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Hugh Willis Shemwell
November 10, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Death of a grandsonHugh Willis Shemwell
November 11, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Bobbie Ray Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Bonnie Faye Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Death of a grandsonBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Death of a granddaughterBonnie Faye Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a grandsonBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Davidson Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#17Dewey Lee Shemwell
September 17, 1937 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Charles Ervin Shamwell Sr.
April 6, 1938 (Age 70 years)
Death of a grandsonDewey Lee Shemwell
November 25, 1939 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Allen Shemwell
April 22, 1940 (Age 72 years)
Note: Never Married
Death of a wifeEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death July 3, 1943 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Blooming Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change May 28, 201814:13:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 11, 1853Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
11 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Thomas Allen Shemwell
Birth: December 20, 1857 57 26Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 22, 1940McCracken, Kentucky, United States
19 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Alice M Shemwell
Birth: April 25, 1862 61 30Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 20, 1907Long Hollow, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
15 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Martha Cherry - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 5, 1835Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
half-sister
10 months
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
23 months
half-brother
20 months
half-sister
Family with Rebecca Kennedy - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 11, 1888Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
son
Family with Eliza Ann Burkhart - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 30, 1896Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
daughter
5 years
son
23 months
son
5 years
daughter
10 months
son

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas W. Shemwell - Household

Roaring Springs, Trigg, Kentucky, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Shemwell, Thomas W68MWBrickmasonTN
Shemwell, Milly39FWKeeping houseKY
Shemwell, Elizabeth16FWTN
Shemwell, John A14MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Thomas12MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Joseph10MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Alice8FWKY
Shemwell, Mahala6FWKY
Shemwell, Henry E3MWKY
Shemwell, Ann1FWKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Dist. 3 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Henry ShemwellheadWMOct 186732M3--KYTNKYFarmer
Eliza A ShemwellwifeWFJan 186634M321TNTNKY
Samuel ShemwellsonWMSep 188910S---TNKYTNFarm labor
Eva L ShemwelldaughterWFMay 18982S---TNKYTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Stamper Chapel Rd. Dist. 3 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustry
Henry I ShemwellheadMW42M13--KYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lizza A ShemwellwifeFW44M1355TNTNTN
Eva L ShemwelldaughterFW11S---TNKYTN
Henry E ShemwellsonMW8S---KYKYTN
Barney E ShemwellsonMW5S---KYKYTN
Gracie M ShemwelldaughterFW2S---TNKYTN
Baby ShemwellsonMW5mS---TNKYTN

Notes: Indicates 2nd marriage, Lizza 1st

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Long Hallow, Trigg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, HenryheadMW52MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, ElizawifeFW54MTNTNTN
Shemwell, ElmersonMW16SKYKYTNLaborer farmHome farm
Shemwell, BarneysonMW14SKYKYTNLaborer farmHome farm
Shemwell, GraciedaughterFW12MTNKYTN
Shemwell, TommiesonMW10MTNKYTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, HenryheadMW62M22KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, ElizawifeFW63M23TNTNTN
Shemwell, ElmadaughterFW26SKYKYTN
Shemwell, ThomassonMW20STNKYTNLaborerGeneral farm

Elmer is incorrectly listed as Elma & female