The Shemwell Family

Clarence Aaron “Pud” ShemwellAge: 63 years19171980

Name
Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
Given names
Clarence Aaron
Surname
Shemwell
Nickname
Pud
Birth January 13, 1917 32 31
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn William Shemwell
December 8, 1917 (Age 10 months)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 months)

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJames E Shemwell
June 9, 1921 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherJames E Shemwell
September 6, 1922 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret E Shemwell
August 10, 1923 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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 April 1, 1930 (Age 13 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 23 years)
Military
WWII Draft Registration
May 2, 1942 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 32 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 motherLaura Emily “Emma” Blackwell
November 21, 1965 (Age 48 years)
Death of a fatherMarcus Delumuel Shemwell
December 14, 1965 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 sisterLaura Mabel Shemwell
March 20, 1978 (Age 61 years)
Death May 6, 1980 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Jackson Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Marriage: April 6, 1904Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder brother
Thomas O Shemwell
Birth: September 20, 1905 21 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 1, 1906Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Marcus D Shemwell
Birth: August 22, 1910 26 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 29, 1992Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder brother
George William Shemwell
Birth: May 8, 1912 28 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 15, 1913Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
Birth: January 13, 1917 32 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1980Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
James E Shemwell
Birth: June 9, 1921 37 35Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 6, 1922Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Margaret E Shemwell
Birth: August 10, 1923 39 37Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 2000Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States
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Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
Birth: January 13, 1917 32 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1980Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
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Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell has 4 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D Shemwell - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, MarcusheadMW37MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, EmilywifeFW35MKYKYKY
Shemwell, MabeldaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Marcus DsonMW10SKYKYKY
Shemwell, VeradaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AaronsonMW3-3mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D. Shemwell - Household

Dist. 2 Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Marcus D. ShemwellheadMW46M20KYKYKYMinerCoal mine
Laura Emily BlackwellwifeFW44M18KYTNTN
Vera Orine ShemwelldaughterFW15S-KYKYKY
Clarence A. ShemwellsonMW13S-KYKYKY
Margaret E. ShemwelldaughterFW6S-KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D Shemwell - Household

Unincorporated mining camp Muhlenberg, KY

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, MarcusheadMW56MKYSame PlaceConstructionW.P.A.
Shemwell, EmilywifeFW54MKYSame Place
Shemwell, AaronsonMW23SKYSame PlaceMinerCoal Mine
Shemwell, MargarettedaughterFW16SKYSame Place