The Shemwell Family

Van Buren CollieAge: 58 years18981956

Name
Van Buren Collie
Given names
Van Buren
Surname
Collie
Birth January 25, 1898 47 41
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 9, 1900 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Holloway Collie
December 1, 1908 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Suicide
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Marriage of a parentRichard H McGuireSusan Jane “Susie” BreezeelView this family
February 22, 1911 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
MarriageVilla B OgilvieView this family
before September 12, 1918 (Age 20 years)

Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 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 19 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/
Birth of a son
#1Finnis Lee Collie
December 12, 1919 (Age 21 years)
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 21 years)
MarriageViola Lillian MillikenView this family
December 24, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 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 12, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherSusan Jane “Susie” Breezeel
October 12, 1932 (Age 34 years)
Military
WWII Draft Registration
1941 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 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
Death of a half-brotherWinfrey Daniel Collie
October 24, 1948 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 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 47 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 May 2, 1956 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change February 14, 201918:01:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 10, 1896Marshall, Kentucky, United States
20 months
himself
Father’s family with Rosa Bannister - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 17, 1867Lyon, Kentucky, United States
10 months
half-brother
Winfrey Daniel Collie
Birth: October 13, 1868 18 16Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 24, 1948Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
15 years
half-sister
5 years
half-sister
Father’s family with - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
half-brother
Mother’s family with Richard H McGuire - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: February 22, 1911Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Villa B Ogilvie - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before September 12, 1918
15 months
son
Finnis Lee Collie
Birth: December 12, 1919 21 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 8, 2008Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Family with Viola Lillian Milliken - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 24, 1925Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Daisy Lou Hill - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Private

Van Buren Collie has 38 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - David Holloway Collie - Household

Oak Level, Benton, Marshall, Ky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
David H CollieheadMSep185049M4KYVAMD
Susan J ColliewifeFMay185644M411KYTNNC
Corda ColliedaughterFApr188317SKYKYKY
Floy ColliedaughterFMay188812SKYKYKY
Buren ColliesonMJuly18945SKYKYKY
Van ColliesonMJan18982SKYKYKY

Note: There is a Van and a Buren... Van's tombstone says Buren?. -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Susan Jane Breezeel - Household

Graves KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Susie J CollieheadFW53Wd11KYTNNCFarmerGeneral Farm
Van B ColliesonMW12SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Orie Ogilive - Household

Briensburg Marshall KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Orie OgiliveheadMW17SKYTNKYFarmerGeneral
Ida OgilivemotherFW42WdKYKYKY
Villa B ColliesisterFW20MTNKYKY
Finnis L CollienephewMW0/12SKYKYKY
Van B Colliebrother in lawMW21MKYKYKYLaborerClay mine

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Van Buren Collie - Household

Nashville Tn.

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Van B CollieheadMW33M29KYKYKYMechanicShirt factory
Viola L ColliewifeFW23M19TNTNTNSeamstressShirt factory