The Shemwell Family

Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” ShemwellAge: 83 years19212004

Name
Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell
Given names
Kenneth Dabney
Surname
Shemwell
Nickname
Skeets
Birth February 24, 1921 19 18
Military
World War II

Birth of a brotherDavid Roland Shemwell Sr.
February 2, 1923 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRev. Roland W Shemwell
August 24, 1926 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Diabetes
Birth of a brotherDonald Lee Shemwell
September 15, 1929 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 1930 (Age 8 years)
Address: Twnship
MarriageGertrude Evelyn MorrisonView this family
November 20, 1938 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Kent Robert Looby
May 20, 1942 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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 28 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 1, 1960 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Heart Disease
Death of a maternal grandmotherMinerva Delia “Minnie” Roberts
about 1962 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonKent Robert Looby
November 26, 1966 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Car Accident
Death of a fatherGranbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell
August 1971 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Lorena Barrett
December 4, 1974 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 brotherDavid Roland Shemwell Sr.
June 16, 1995 (Age 74 years)
Death of a wifeGertrude Evelyn Morrison
August 7, 1996 (Age 75 years)
Death July 8, 2004 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Address: Plot: Section 2O Row 3 Site 1
Cemetery: Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Last change March 15, 201713:38:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell
Birth: February 24, 1921 19 18Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: July 8, 2004Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States
23 months
younger brother
David Roland Shemwell Sr.
Birth: February 2, 1923 21 20Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: June 16, 1995Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States
7 years
younger brother
Donald Lee Shemwell
Birth: September 15, 1929 28 26Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
Death: March 23, 2014
Family with Gertrude Evelyn Morrison - View this family
himself
Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell
Birth: February 24, 1921 19 18Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: July 8, 2004Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States
wife
Gertrude Evelyn Morrison
Birth: September 11, 1919Laverty, Grady, Oklahoma, United States
Death: August 7, 1996Springfield, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States
Marriage: November 20, 1938Caddo, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States
4 years
son
Kent Robert Looby
Birth: May 20, 1942 21 22
Death: November 26, 1966Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

Kenneth Dabney “Skeets” Shemwell has 5 first cousins recorded

Father's family (3)

Parents Hubert Roland Shemwell + Genevieve B McArthur
1Private
3Private