The Shemwell Family

Hubert Roland ShemwellAge: 82 years19071990

Name
Hubert Roland Shemwell
Given names
Hubert Roland
Surname
Shemwell
Birth August 5, 1907 39 31
Birth of a sisterAnnie Katherine Shemwell
January 3, 1909 (Age 16 months)
Census May 7, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a maternal grandfatherFrancis Marion Layman
November 17, 1919 (Age 12 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Address: Stotesbury Township
Death of a fatherRev. Roland W Shemwell
August 24, 1926 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Diabetes
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 25, 1930 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dr. Gary Neil Shemwell
March 5, 1938 (Age 30 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret Anna “Maggie” Green
April 18, 1943 (Age 35 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sharyl Elise Shemwell
February 2, 1959 (Age 51 years)
Death of a motherHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 1, 1960 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Heart Disease
Death of a granddaughterSharyl Elise Shemwell
December 4, 1962 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Acute Pulmonary Edema
Burial of a granddaughterSharyl Elise Shemwell
December 6, 1962 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Moriah Cemetery
Death of a brotherGranbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell
August 1971 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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
Cremation of a brotherGranbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell
August 1971 (Age 63 years)
Address: Cremated, Ashes spread over Buckeye, Arizona
Death of a wifeGenevieve B McArthur
September 1986 (Age 79 years)

Burial of a wifeGenevieve B McArthur
after September 1986 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Calhoun Cemetery
Death January 12, 1990 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Calhoun Cemetery
Last change May 25, 201819:39:59

by: Barry Shemwell