The Shemwell Family

James William “Jimmy” GlennAge: 72 years18581930

Name
James William “Jimmy” Glenn
Given names
James William
Surname
Glenn
Nickname
Jimmy
Birth May 30, 1858 34 29
MarriageArenia Elizabeth “Rena” HarrisView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherMiles Glenn
1860 (Age 19 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas S Sherrod
about 1860 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 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 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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
Death of a brotherGeorge F Glenn
August 29, 1874 (Age 16 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Ollie Shaw Glenn
December 8, 1884 (Age 26 years)
MarriageKatie Lofene ShemwellView this family
1889 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lamara “Morie” Glenn
September 19, 1890 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3Warner Lee Glenn
January 1891 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherLeander Montgomery Glenn
1897 (Age 38 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 4, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel Edward ShemwellOllie Shaw GlennView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 6, 1904 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Rachel Sherrod
1904 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Dallas Glenn
January 6, 1906 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sisterBetty Edmonson Glenn
about 1908 (Age 49 years)

Census April 30, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Myrtle A Glenn
May 16, 1911 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Marriage of a childAlva Russell HarrisOllie Shaw GlennView this family
Type: Civil marriage
May 2, 1918 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 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 59 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 grandson
#3James Alva Harris
January 21, 1919 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Clarence Boone Harris
December 15, 1919 (Age 61 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Melvin Lee Harris
May 31, 1921 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Elvis Harris
January 12, 1923 (Age 64 years)
Death of a grandsonElvis Harris
January 19, 1923 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Irene Harris
January 21, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 71 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
Death December 19, 1930 (Age 72 years)
Cause of death: Measles
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change April 20, 201917:37:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
sister
sister
elder brother
2 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Family with Katie Lofene Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1889Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
son
Warner Lee Glenn
Birth: January 1891 32 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1962Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Arenia Elizabeth “Rena” Harris - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
daughter
6 years
daughter
Lamara “Morie” Glenn
Birth: September 19, 1890 32 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1944Logan, Kentucky, United States

James William “Jimmy” Glenn has 8 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Glenn, James WheadWMMay185842M11KYKYKY
Glenn, Katie LwifeWFFeb186931M1111KYMOKY
Glenn, Ollie SdaughterWFDec188415SKYKYKY
Glenn, Warner LsonWMJan18919SKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Glenn, James WheadMW52M220KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Glenn, KatiewifeFW41M12011KYMOKY
Glenn, LeesonMW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborHome Farm
Glenn, OlliedaughterFW25D121KYKYKY
Glenn, DallasgrandsonFW4SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Glenn, James WheadMW61MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Glenn, Katie LwifeFW50MKYMOKY
Glenn, Warner LsonMW28DKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Glenn, DallasgrandsonFW14SKYKYKY