The Shemwell Family

Baxter family tombstone

Dermot ShemwellAge: 81 years18841966

Dermot Shemwell
Given names
Birth May 25, 1884 26 20
Birth of a sisterIrma Loraine Shemwell
December 31, 1892 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherLaura E Bernheim
November 26, 1901 (Age 17 years)

MarriageMary Cornelia “May” FoyView this family
October 18, 1905 (Age 21 years)
Marriage of a parentBaxter ShemwellSusannah Fitzhugh “Susan” BattaileView this family
May 1906 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Laura Gertrude Shemwell
1907 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterIrma Loraine Shemwell
July 1, 1908 (Age 24 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Birth of a daughter
#2Irma Shemwell
September 1, 1908 (Age 24 years)
Death of a daughterIrma Shemwell
August 1, 1909 (Age 25 years)
Census April 24, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Listed as Bank President
1910 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a half-brotherLTC Everard Baxter Shemwell
November 22, 1911 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Elizabeth Shemwell
February 10, 1912 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Dermot “Bud” Shemwell Jr.
March 17, 1915 (Age 30 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
February 21, 1916 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
July 6, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Death of a daughterShemwell
July 6, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 33 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 17, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a fatherBaxter Shemwell
May 31, 1932 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound to abdomen
Birth of a grandson
#1Dermot B “Mot” Shemwell III
1939 (Age 54 years)
Census May 20, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Infant Son Phillips
January 9, 1943 (Age 58 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Son Phillips
January 9, 1943 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 -
Census April 10, 1950 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 January 11, 1966 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Note: Plot: Section II
Last change December 20, 201613:32:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 8, 1882Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
9 years
younger sister
Irma L Shemwell tombstone 2Irma Loraine Shemwell
Birth: December 31, 1892 34 29North Carolina, United States
Death: July 1, 1908Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Father’s family with Susannah Fitzhugh “Susan” Battaile - View this family
Marriage: May 1906St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
6 years
LTC Everard Baxter Shemwell
Birth: November 22, 1911 53 35Georgia, United States
Death: March 19, 1991Alachua, Alachua, Florida, United States
Family with Mary Cornelia “May” Foy - View this family
Marriage: October 18, 1905Barbour, Alabama, United States
2 years
Laura Gertrude Shemwell
Birth: 1907 22 21Alabama, United States
Death: December 23, 1990Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, United States
20 months
Irma Shemwell TombstoneIrma Shemwell
Birth: September 1, 1908 24 23Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 1, 1909Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Mary Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: February 10, 1912 27 26North Carolina, United States
Death: October 21, 2005Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
16 months
Birth: July 6, 1916 32 30Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 6, 1916Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Dermot Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded