The Shemwell Family

Lessie Lorene PowersAge: 80 years19071987

Lessie Lorene Powers
Given names
Lessie Lorene
Married name
Lessie Lorene Clements
Birth May 1, 1907 43 33

Census May 13, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterThelma Louise Powers
October 21, 1912 (Age 5 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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
Birth of a son
#1George Douglas Clements
February 19, 1930 (Age 22 years)

Death of a fatherArchie Barnabus Powers
December 11, 1942 (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 -
Death of a motherPenelope Edward “Pennie” Vaughn
January 9, 1950 (Age 42 years)

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 -
Death of a sisterIda Lillian Powers
January 10, 1962 (Age 54 years)

Death of a sisterJewell Pauline Powers
May 13, 1968 (Age 61 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. -
Death of a brotherErnest Douglas Powers
September 30, 1977 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterEthel Gladys Powers
April 18, 1979 (Age 71 years)

Death of a sisterEddie Gertrude Powers
December 23, 1979 (Age 72 years)
Death November 5, 1987 (Age 80 years)

Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
Ethel Gladys Powers
Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
20 months
elder sister
Eddie Powers Howell, Irene Howell Smith, Lillian Powers Shemwell, Linda, Babe and Buster SmithEddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
Jewell Pauline Powers
Birth: June 22, 1903 39 29Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1968Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Doug Powers and Penelope PowersErnest Douglas Powers
Birth: September 9, 1905 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 1977Stewart, Tennessee, United States
20 months
6 years
younger sister
Thelma Louise Powers
Birth: October 21, 1912 48 38Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
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George D. ClementsGeorge Douglas Clements
Birth: February 19, 1930 26 22
Death: August 14, 2014St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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