The Shemwell Family

Donald Lee ShemwellAge: 84 years19292014

Donald Lee Shemwell
Given names
Donald Lee
Birth September 15, 1929 28 26
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 days)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 6 months)
Census May 2, 1940 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 12 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 20 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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 1, 1960 (Age 30 years)
Cause: Heart Disease
Death of a maternal grandmotherMinerva Delia “Minnie” Roberts
about 1962 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherGranbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell
August 1971 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Lorena Barrett
December 4, 1974 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 16 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. -
Death of a brotherDavid Roland Shemwell Sr.
June 16, 1995 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherKenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell
July 8, 2004 (Age 74 years)
Death March 23, 2014 (Age 84 years)


Last change August 27, 202014:57:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1920
14 months
elder brother
Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell
Birth: February 24, 1921 19 18Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: July 8, 2004Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States
23 months
elder brother
David Roland Shemwell Sr.
Birth: February 2, 1923 21 20Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: June 16, 1995Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States
7 years
Donald Lee Shemwell
Birth: September 15, 1929 28 26Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
Death: March 23, 2014
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Donald Lee Shemwell
Birth: September 15, 1929 28 26Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
Death: March 23, 2014
Arthur Cruce Barrett + Marjorie Louise Sebree - View this family
Arthur Cruce Barrett
Birth: January 12, 1903 32 20Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 19, 1980North Richland Hills, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Marriage: January 11, 1945Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
6 months
Susan Joan Barrett
Birth: July 14, 1945 42 14Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 31, 2012Moore, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
15 months
Philip James Barrett
Birth: October 23, 1946 43 16
Death: about 2016Colorado, United States

Donald Lee Shemwell has 5 first cousins recorded

Father's family (3)

Parents Hubert Roland Shemwell + Genevieve B McArthur
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Granbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell - Household

2818 Avenue L Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas

Shemwell, Dabney GheadMW28M18KYTNKYAccountantGlass factory
Shemwell, Lorena EwifeFW27M17OKUSTX
Shemwell, Kenneth DsonMW9STXKYOK
Shemwell, David RsonMW7STXKYOK
Shemwell, Donald LsonMW6mSTXKYOK

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Granbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell - Household

Grove Street Oakland, Alameda, California

Shemwell, DabneyheadMW38MKYWichita FallsTXBookkeeperValve Manufacturing
Shemwell, LorenawifeFW37MOKWichita FallsTX
Shemwell, DavidsonMW17STXWichita FallsTX
Shemwell, DonaldsonMW10STXWichita FallsTX