The Shemwell Family

Grace May ShamwellAge: 98 years19092007

Grace May Shamwell
Given names
Grace May
Married name
Grace May Oliver
Married name
Grace May Sillings
Birth 1909 41 42
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas “Tom” Shamwell
October 23, 1909
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
Census March 18, 1920 (Age 11 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1Euphrates Randolph Oliver
August 27, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Isaac Shamwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 -
Death of a husbandAlfred Euphrates “Phrates” Oliver
February 9, 1950 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a brotherBarney S Shamwell
February 25, 1955 (Age 46 years)
Death of a half-brotherSamuel Franklin Shemwell
February 23, 1968 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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. -
Death of a brotherHenry Elmer Shamwell
June 6, 1982 (Age 73 years)

Death of a sisterEva Lilly Shamwell
November 26, 1982 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherJames Thomas “Tom” Shamwell
March 23, 1992 (Age 83 years)
Death of a sonEuphrates Randolph Oliver
March 7, 1999 (Age 90 years)
Death December 15, 2007 (Age 98 years)
Last change June 21, 201901:01:04

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: August 30, 1896Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
Henry Elmer Shamwell
Birth: August 1, 1903 35 37Kentucky, United States
Death: June 6, 1982
23 months
elder brother
5 years
10 months
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Marriage: November 11, 1888Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
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The_Leaf_Chronicle_Fri__Feb_10__1950_Alfred Euphrates “Phrates” Oliver
Birth: November 30, 1906 22 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 9, 1950Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Euphrates Randolph Oliver
Birth: August 27, 1930 23 21Ringgold, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1999Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States
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Grace May Shamwell has 12 first cousins recorded