The Shemwell Family

Clyde David ShemwellAge: 86 years18971984

Name
Clyde David Shemwell
Given names
Clyde David
Surname
Shemwell
Birth August 25, 1897 28 23
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 months)
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 2 years)
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Floyd “Shem” Shemwell
November 26, 1901 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherEuell Eldon Shemwell
June 29, 1907 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEliza Jane Reed
October 31, 1908 (Age 11 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherCleo Orlando Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 17 years)
Associate: Leo Shemwell
Birth of a brotherLeo Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 17 years)
Associate: Cleo Orlando Shemwell
Death of a brotherLeo Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 17 years)
Cause: Died at birth
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 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 20 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/
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 22 years)
MarriageKrata Eileen WaddleView this family
about 1923 (Age 25 years)

Death of a fatherLovelace Lacewell Shemwell
December 19, 1924 (Age 27 years)
Death of a wifeKrata Eileen Waddle
March 4, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Septic Pneumonia
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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
Census May 2, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherCleo Orlando Shemwell
June 8, 1938 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Burning
Burial of a brotherCleo Orlando Shemwell
after June 8, 1938 (Age 40 years)
Cemetery: Pearsall Cemetery
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherShannon Lee Shemwell
November 4, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a brotherShannon Lee Shemwell
after November 4, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Death of a brotherEuell Eldon Shemwell
October 24, 1941 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 of a motherEdna Blanche Cunningham
October 29, 1950 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a brotherBenjamin Floyd “Shem” Shemwell
November 18, 1966 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death March 17, 1984 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Kinsey Cemetery
Last change August 6, 201812:43:29

by: Barry Shemwell