The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Lucille ShemwellAge: 73 years19211994

Name
Elizabeth Lucille Shemwell
Given names
Elizabeth Lucille
Surname
Shemwell
Birth January 3, 1921 27 23
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 April 15, 1930 (Age 9 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLucy M Gilliam
February 1, 1942 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Cancer of stomach and hypertension
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 fatherDallas Hedger Shemwell
June 16, 1964 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherIdell Ward
March 13, 1970 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 12, 1994 (Age 73 years)

Burial
Cemetery: LaCenter Gardens Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:34

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Dallas Hedger Shemwell
Birth: March 15, 1893 39 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 1964McCracken, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: 1917
20 months
elder sister
Geraldine Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1918 25 21Illinois, United States
Death: February 4, 2012Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
2 years
herself
Elizabeth Lucille Shemwell
Birth: January 3, 1921 27 23Illinois, United States
Death: March 12, 1994

Elizabeth Lucille Shemwell has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Dallas Hedger Shemwell - Household

2210 Walnut Avenue Cairo, Alexander, Illinois

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Hedger DheadMW37M24KYKYKYMechanicAuto Sales
Shemwell, IdellwifeFW33M20KYTNTN
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW9SILKYKY
Shemwell, GeraldinedaughterFW11SILKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Dallas Hedger Shemwell - Household

9052 Chestnut Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, HedgerheadMW46MKYProprietorRestaurant
Shemwell, IdellwifeFW41MKYHouse wifePrivate Home
Shemwell, GeraldinedaughterFW21DILHouse KeeperPrivate Home
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW19SILHouse KeeperPrivate Home