The Shemwell Family

Samuel Franklin ShemwellAge: 78 years18891968

Samuel Franklin Shemwell
Given names
Samuel Franklin
Birth September 11, 1889 21
Marriage of a parentHenry Isaac ShamwellEliza Ann BurkhartView this family
August 30, 1896 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEva Lilly Shamwell
May 29, 1898 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHenry Elmer Shamwell
August 1, 1903 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-brotherBarney S Shamwell
June 21, 1905 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGrace May Shamwell
1909 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Thomas “Tom” Shamwell
October 23, 1909 (Age 20 years)
MarriageOnie PhillipsView this family
January 18, 1911 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Robert Earl Shemwell
October 6, 1911 (Age 22 years)
MarriageFrances Ellen “Fannie” HeflinView this family
November 1915 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 28 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2George Almeda Shemwell
July 13, 1919 (Age 29 years)
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3Genie Franklin “Gene” Shemwell
August 16, 1922 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#4Frances Rebecca Shemwell
November 22, 1929 (Age 40 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Earl Raybon Shemwell
August 19, 1936 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Daisy Mae Shemwell
October 18, 1937 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Joyce Imogene Shemwell
April 3, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Anna Ruth Shemwell
March 31, 1941 (Age 51 years)
Burial of a granddaughterAnna Ruth Shemwell
March 31, 1941 (Age 51 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Isaac Shamwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Charles Franklin “Charlie” Shemwell
August 16, 1943 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#6Genie Randal Shemwell
September 20, 1945 (Age 56 years)

Death of a grandsonGenie Randal Shemwell
March 18, 1947 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Don Franklin Shemwell
December 12, 1948 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Nancy Marie Shemwell
April 6, 1949 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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 half-brotherBarney S Shamwell
February 25, 1955 (Age 65 years)
Death of a granddaughterDaisy Mae Shemwell
March 24, 1956 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeOnie Phillips
November 14, 1958 (Age 69 years)
Death of a wifeFrances Ellen “Fannie” Heflin
November 10, 1959 (Age 70 years)
Death of a grandsonDon Franklin Shemwell
June 22, 1967 (Age 77 years)
Cause: Drowning
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 February 23, 1968 (Age 78 years)

Burial 1968 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Last change March 16, 201607:34:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 11, 1888Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
Father’s family with Eliza Ann Burkhart - View this family
Marriage: August 30, 1896Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
5 years
23 months
5 years
10 months
Family with Onie Phillips - View this family
Onie Phillips
Birth: December 28, 1894Tennessee, United States
Death: November 14, 1958Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 18, 1911Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
Family with Frances Ellen “Fannie” Heflin - View this family
Marriage: November 1915
4 years
George Almeda Shemwell
Birth: July 13, 1919 29 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 10, 2007Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
7 years
Frances Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: November 22, 1929 40 45Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 12, 2004Almo, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Wilton Rufus Wallace + Frances Ellen “Fannie” Heflin - View this family
wife’s husband
6 years

Samuel Franklin Shemwell has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Dist. 3 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Henry ShemwellheadWMOct 186732M3--KYTNKYFarmer
Eliza A ShemwellwifeWFJan 186634M321TNTNKY
Samuel ShemwellsonWMSep 188910S---TNKYTNFarm labor
Eva L ShemwelldaughterWFMay 18982S---TNKYTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Franklin Shemwell - Household

Dist. 1 Enum Dist 189 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Samuel F ShemwellHeadMW30MTNKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Frances E ShemwellwifeFW35MTNTNAL
Gustie P. ShemwelldaughterFW9STNTNTN
Georgia A ShemwelldaughterFW5mSTNTNTN

Notes: Big Rock Rd.-Bumpus Mills Rd.

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Franklin Shemwell - Household

Dover Road Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Frank ShemwellheadMW40M27TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Annie ShemwellwifeFW45M25TNTNTN
Earl ShemwellsonMW18S-TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Almetie ShemwelldaughterFW10S-TNTNTN
Gennie ShemwellsonMW7S-TNTNTN
Rebecca ShemwelldaughterFW4mS-UNKTNTN
Pauline Wallacestep-daughterFW20S-TNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Franklin Shemwell - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

Shemwell, FrankheadMW49MTNFarmerOn farm
Shemwell, FanniewifeFW52MTN
Shemwell, GeniesonMW16STN
Shemwell, AlmetadaughterFW10STN

Last daughter should have been Rebecca not Almeta

Source: "The Stewart-Houston Times" Newspaper, a bi-county newspaper for both Stewart County and Houston County in Tennessee. Date of Newspaper: Wednesday, March 6, 1968 Page: Front Page Name: Samuel Franklin Shemwell Age: 78 Born: No date, born in Stewart County, Tennessee Died: February 23, 1968 at Clarksville Memorial Hospital in Montgomery County, Tennessee Funeral: February 25, 1968 with Milligan Funeral Home in Stewart County, Tennessee Burial: Smith Cemetery in Stewart County, Tennessee Parents: Henry Shemwell and Rebecca (Kennedy) Shemwell Surviving Spouse: Not Listed Surviving Children: Earl Shemwell, Gennie Shemwell, Mrs. William Harp, Mrs. Robert Pruitt Surviving Siblings: Elmer Shemwell, Tom Shemwell, Mrs. Ellis Hester, Mrs. Grace Sinllins