The Shemwell Family

Clarence Eugene ShemwellAge: 81 years19272008

Name
Clarence Eugene Shemwell
Given names
Clarence Eugene
Surname
Shemwell
Birth July 21, 1927 20 18
MarriageBonnie Pearl YoungView this family
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Birth of a son
#1Dennis Todd Shemwell

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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 1, 1930 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterKatie Lee Shemwell
about 1932 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherCharles Hiram “Charley” Shemwell
June 7, 1936 (Age 8 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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
#2Roger Gene Shemwell
May 31, 1947 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 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 wifeBonnie Pearl Young
November 17, 1978 (Age 51 years)
Death of a fatherClarence Franklin Shemwell
March 5, 1994 (Age 66 years)
Death of a motherVirgie Levonia Smith
October 19, 1995 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sonRoger Gene Shemwell
February 27, 2000 (Age 72 years)
Death September 26, 2008 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mountain View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change January 15, 201810:46:02

by: Barry Shemwell