The Shemwell Family

Violet Marie Burgess1903

Name
Violet Marie Burgess
Given names
Violet Marie
Surname
Burgess
Married name
Violet Marie Shemwell
Birth November 23, 1903
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 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 13 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 14 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/
MarriageCharles Howard ShemwellView this family
July 15, 1922 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Marie Shemwell
April 16, 1923 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Laura Leigh Shemwell
July 9, 1924 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3Joseph Howard Shemwell
April 29, 1928 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 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 2, 1930 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Agnes Minnie Shemwell
February 22, 1934 (Age 30 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joe Kenneth Bailey
April 20, 1945 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 46 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 husbandCharles Howard Shemwell
May 18, 1961 (Age 57 years)
Death of a daughterAgnes Minnie Shemwell
November 11, 1963 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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 of a sonJoseph Howard Shemwell
June 13, 1978 (Age 74 years)
Death of a daughterElizabeth Marie Shemwell
April 24, 1984 (Age 80 years)

Death of a daughterLaura Leigh Shemwell
December 17, 2006 (Age 103 years)
Deathunknown

Last change February 24, 201809:53:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Charles Howard Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 15, 1922Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 months
daughter
Elizabeth Marie Shemwell
Birth: April 16, 1923 23 19Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 24, 1984
15 months
daughter
Laura Leigh Shemwell
Birth: July 9, 1924 24 20Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2006Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
son
Joseph Howard Shemwell
Birth: April 29, 1928 28 24Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 13, 1978Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States
6 years
daughter
Agnes Minnie Shemwell
Birth: February 22, 1934 34 30Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1963

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Howard Shemwell - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Charles HheadMW29M21KYKYKY
Shemwell, Violet MwifeFW26M18KYINEngland
Shemwell, Elizabeth MdaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Laura LdaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Joseph HsonMW1SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles Howard Shemwell - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, HowardheadMW39MKYSame PlaceLaborerRoad Project
Shemwell, VioletXwifeFW36MKYSame Place
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW16SKYSame Place
Shemwell, Laura LeighdaughterFW15SKYSame Place
Shemwell, Joseph HsonMW11SKYSame Place
Shemwell, AgnesdaughterFW6SKYSame Place