The Shemwell Family

Eva Lilly ShemwellAge: 84 years18981982

Name
Eva Lilly Shemwell
Given names
Eva Lilly
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Eva Lilly Hester
Birth May 29, 1898 30 31
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 brotherHenry Elmer Shemwell
August 1, 1903 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherBarney S Shemwell
June 21, 1905 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterGracie May Shemwell
1909 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas “Tom” Shemwell
October 23, 1909 (Age 11 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Address: Dist. 3
Birth of a son
#1Ural Edwin Hester
May 3, 1915 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#2Leon E Hester
December 21, 1916 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a paternal grandmotherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Birth of a son
#3Russell Brandon Hester
October 24, 1918 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 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 19 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 February 4, 1920 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lelton Glen Hester
December 8, 1921 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#5Floyd Irvin Hester
February 27, 1925 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Emilou Hester
June 28, 1929 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 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 31 years)
Birth of a son
#7Bobbie Ray Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Bonnie Faye Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 38 years)
Death of a daughterBonnie Faye Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 38 years)
Burial of a sonBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Betty Jean Hester
July 29, 1937 (Age 39 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Ural Brandon Hester
February 20, 1942 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Isaac Shemwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 45 years)
Death of a grandsonUral Brandon Hester
May 21, 1944 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 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 51 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 brotherBarney S Shemwell
February 25, 1955 (Age 56 years)
Death of a half-brotherSamuel Franklin Shemwell
February 23, 1968 (Age 69 years)

Burial of a half-brotherSamuel Franklin Shemwell
1968 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Death of a husbandEllis Reed Hester
April 2, 1972 (Age 73 years)
Death of a daughterEmilou Hester
December 20, 1974 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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 sonLeon E Hester
October 8, 1977 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Elmer Shemwell
June 6, 1982 (Age 84 years)

Death November 26, 1982 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change March 16, 201607:38:50

by: Barry Shemwell