The Shemwell Family

Joseph Nathaniel MillerAge: 81 years18791960

Name
Joseph Nathaniel Miller
Given names
Joseph Nathaniel
Surname
Miller
Birth January 8, 1879 30 17
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMyrtle Viola Miller
July 30, 1881 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterWiniford “Mimmie” Miller
July 1885 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherSarah E Randall
May 4, 1887 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilkerson C Miller
1890 (Age 10 years)
Census March 1, 1895 (Age 16 years)
Occupation
Railroad Conductor

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 9, 1900 (Age 21 years)
MarriageWinnie Esther WalkerView this family
May 29, 1901 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
1903 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Lawrence Miller
1905 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mildred Myrtle Miller
July 23, 1909 (Age 30 years)
Census April 23, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam H Miller
November 18, 1915 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sisterMyrtle Viola Miller
February 25, 1916 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 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 38 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 7, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childCarroll Richard SatrianoMildred Myrtle MillerView this family
January 16, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Carroll Richard Satriano Jr.
October 25, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 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 grandson
#2Joseph Ernest Miller
January 23, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Janet Kay Miller
December 28, 1937 (Age 58 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 grandsonJoseph Ernest Miller
August 13, 1950 (Age 71 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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 April 1960 (Age 81 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery
Last change April 2, 201816:58:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 16, 1876Pettis, Missouri, United States
2 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Family with Winnie Esther Walker - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 29, 1901Burbon, Kansas, United States
5 years
son
5 years
daughter

Joseph Nathaniel Miller has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Wilkerson C Miller - Household

Washington, Johnson, Missouri

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Miller, WilkersonWM56headMFarmerTNTNTN
Miller, ElizabethWF52wifeMKeeping houseKYNCVA
Miller, FrancisWF33daughterMKYTNKY
Miller, William HWM31sonMKYTNKY
Miller, LouisaWF21daughterMMOTNKY
Jackson, John WWM24son in lawMMOMOMO
Jackson, Rosa BWF2grand daughterSMOMOMO
Jackson, George FWM10grand sonSMOMOMO
Jackson, Oliver CWM6grand sonSMOMOMO
Jackson, Nannie WWF4grand daughterSMOMOMO
Jackson, Sarah E WWF19daughterMMOTNKY
Jackson, Joseph WWM1-m Maygrand sonSMOMOMO

All married? Francis is now Female -b

Census1895 Kansas State - Census transcript - William H Miller - Household

Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas

NameSurnameCWRelationRaceSexAgeCondMarCHBCHLBPFBPMBPUSNatPapersOccupationUnempReadWriteEngDiseaseInfirmPrisoner
W HMillerheadWM45KY
ElizMillermotherWF68KY
WinifordHillauntWF64KY
Joseph NMillersonWM16MO
MyrtleMillerdaughterWF14MO
MinnieMillerdaughterWF10MO
OliverMillerM22MO

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William H Miller - Household

Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Miller, WilliamheadWMOct184851Wd23KYTNKYCarpenter
Miller, Joseph NsonWMJan187921SMOKYMOPlasterer
Miller, MyrtledaughterWFJul188118SMOKYMO
Miller, WiniforddaughterWFJul188514SMOKYMOIn School
Miller, ElizabethmotherWFAug182673Wd55KYNCVA
Hill, WinifordauntWFMay183070Wd00KYNCVA

few houses down from Sylvester Shemwell -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Nathaniel Miller - Household

3321 Humbolt St. Denver Colorado

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Miller, John NheadMW31M19MOMOMOConductorRailroad
Miller, WinniewifeFW29M1922KSILIL
Miller, LawrencesonMW5SKSMOKS
Miller, MildreddaughterFW9mSKSMOKS
Walker, Nettiemother in lawFW50Wd32ILKYIL
Sylvester, Wm. Sbrother in lawMW35M116OHOHOHConductorRailroad
Sylvester, Myrtlesister in lawFW32M132KSILIL
Sylvester, ChasnephewMW15KSKSMO
Sylvester, EmmaroomerFW54M13663OHOHOH

Out of Order -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Nathaniel Miller - Household

Union Ave. La Salle, Weld, Colorado

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Miller, Joseph NheadMW40MMOKYKSConductorRailroad
Miller, Winnie EwifeFW39MKSIlKS
Miller, Lawrence JsonMW15SKSMOKS
Miller, Mildred MdaughterFW10SKSMOKS

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Nathaniel Miller - Household

3341 York Street Denver, Denver, Colorado

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Miller, Joseph NheadMW51M23MOKYMORailroad Conductor
Miller, WinniewifeFW48M20KSUSUS
Miller, Joseph LsonMW25M22KSMOKSFiremanRailroad
Miller, Mornadaughter in lawFW28M25NEKSKS
Miller, Joseph EgrandsonMW2mSCOKSNE
Satriano, MildreddaughterFW21D17KSMOKSStenographerPacking House
Satriano, RichardgrandsonMW3-5mSCOCOKS

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Nathaniel Miller - Household

East Spring Pima, Graham, Arizona

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Miller, Joseph NheadMW61MMODenverCORetiredRailroad Conductor
Miller, WinnieXwifeFW59MKSDenverCO