The Shemwell Family

Joseph Carlton “Joe” ShemwellAge: 59 years19111970

Joseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell
Given names
Joseph Carlton
Birth April 20, 1911 48 31
Birth of a brotherJohn Harris Wade Shemwell
June 17, 1914 (Age 3 years)
Death of a fatherDr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell
January 10, 1915 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 January 8, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dr. Ronald Eugene Shemwell
November 2, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Howard Shemwell
January 5, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 motherLinnie Bell Ralls
December 19, 1968 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 July 17, 1970 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Keithville Cemetery
Last change November 29, 202117:11:02

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
2 years
3 years
younger brother
Wade and Mary ShemwellJohn Harris Wade Shemwell
Birth: June 17, 1914 51 34Sheridan, Grant, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 13, 1987Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
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Lela Hancock ShemwellLela Bell Hancock
Birth: October 12, 1872 29 25Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1954Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1895
4 years
Family with Mildred E Stoddard - View this family
Ronald E. ShemwellDr. Ronald Eugene Shemwell
Birth: November 2, 1935 24 23Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Death: September 8, 2016Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States
John Howard Shemwell
Birth: January 5, 1940 28 27Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 15, 1997Louisiana, United States

Joseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell has 8 first cousins recorded