The Shemwell Family

Genie Franklin ShemwellAge: 78 years19222001

Name
Genie Franklin Shemwell
Given names
Genie Franklin
Surname
Shemwell
Birth August 16, 1922 32 37
Retirementunknown

Employer: Retired from Laced Steel, Co.
Fraternal Organization
Masonic Lodge #121

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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 sisterFrances Rebecca Shemwell
November 22, 1929 (Age 7 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 7 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 17 years)
Military
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment
November 16, 1942 (Age 20 years)
Agency: Army
Death of a paternal grandfatherHenry Isaac Shemwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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
Birth of a son
#1Genie Randal Shemwell
September 20, 1945 (Age 23 years)

Death of a sonGenie Randal Shemwell
March 18, 1947 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Don Franklin Shemwell
December 12, 1948 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 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 motherFrances Ellen “Fannie” Heflin
November 10, 1959 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sonDon Franklin Shemwell
June 22, 1967 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Drowning
Death of a fatherSamuel Franklin Shemwell
February 23, 1968 (Age 45 years)

Death of a half-sisterVirgie A Wallace
April 12, 1968 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 half-sisterGustus Pauline Wallace
March 1978 (Age 55 years)

Death of a half-brotherRobert Earl Shemwell
December 18, 1980 (Age 58 years)

Death July 3, 2001 (Age 78 years)
Burial 2001 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery