The Shemwell Family

Archie and Penelope Powers

Archie Barnabus PowersAge: 78 years18641942

Archie Barnabus Powers
Given names
Archie Barnabus
Birth March 25, 1864 39 37
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a paternal grandmotherHenrietta Robinson
December 1875 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Brooks Powers
1876 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Ethel Gladys Powers
January 2, 1893 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherCharles R “Charlie” Powers
August 24, 1893 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eddie Gertrude Powers
August 27, 1894 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ida Lillian Powers
November 23, 1896 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 years)
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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Jewell Pauline Powers
June 22, 1903 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5Ernest Douglas Powers
September 9, 1905 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Lessie Lorene Powers
May 1, 1907 (Age 43 years)

Census May 13, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Thelma Louise Powers
October 21, 1912 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel ShemwellIda Lillian PowersView this family
June 20, 1917 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Ulvesford William Shemwell
September 18, 1917 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ora Louise Shemwell
April 5, 1919 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Henrietta Shemwell
October 13, 1923 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Katherine Sunshine “Shine” Shemwell
November 12, 1925 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#5George Douglas Clements
February 19, 1930 (Age 65 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Joyce Annette Powers
July 30, 1938 (Age 74 years)

Census April 1, 1940 (Age 76 years)
Address: Scott Rd. off Buckeye Ln.
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 77 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 December 11, 1942 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Scott Cemetery
Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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Charles R “Charlie” Powers
Birth: January 10, 1825 27 23South Carolina, United States
Death: August 24, 1893Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: November 20, 1845Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
18 years
Family with Penelope Edward “Pennie” Vaughn - View this family
Ethel Gladys Powers
Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
20 months
Eddie Powers Howell, Irene Howell Smith, Lillian Powers Shemwell, Linda, Babe and Buster SmithEddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
7 years
Jewell Pauline Powers
Birth: June 22, 1903 39 29Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1968Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Doug Powers and Penelope PowersErnest Douglas Powers
Birth: September 9, 1905 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 1977Stewart, Tennessee, United States
20 months
6 years
Thelma Louise Powers
Birth: October 21, 1912 48 38Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

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