The Shemwell Family

George Almeda ShemwellAge: 88 years19192007

Name
George Almeda Shemwell
Given names
George Almeda
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
George Almeda Harp
Birth July 13, 1919 29 34
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 5 months)
Birth of a brotherGenie Franklin Shemwell
August 16, 1922 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Census April 17, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherHenry Isaac Shemwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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 40 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Franklin Shemwell
February 23, 1968 (Age 48 years)

Death of a half-sisterVirgie A Wallace
April 12, 1968 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 58 years)

Death of a half-brotherRobert Earl Shemwell
December 18, 1980 (Age 61 years)

Death of a brotherGenie Franklin Shemwell
July 3, 2001 (Age 81 years)
Burial of a brotherGenie Franklin Shemwell
2001 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Death of a sisterFrances Rebecca Shemwell
November 12, 2004 (Age 85 years)
Death August 10, 2007 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Resthaven Memorial Gardens