The Shemwell Family

Norwood Auston SherrodAge: 52 years18891941

Name
Norwood Auston Sherrod
Given names
Norwood Auston
Surname
Sherrod
Birth August 7, 1889 45 41
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census May 5, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherPermelia Belinda Rickman
September 30, 1910 (Age 21 years)
MarriageLissie Belle PriceView this family
November 21, 1915 (Age 26 years)
Note: Norwood is divorced - 1st wife? - children? -b
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 27 years)
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a fatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 29 years)
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 35 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 44 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Burial of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 17, 1934 (Age 44 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Permelia Sherrod
May 8, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Death August 16, 1941 (Age 52 years)
Last change July 7, 202011:43:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 2, 1866Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
Francis C Sherrod
Birth: June 5, 1873 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1946Logan, Kentucky, United States
5 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
6 years
elder brother
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
himself
Norwood Auston Sherrod
Birth: August 7, 1889 45 41Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1941Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Family with Lissie Belle Price - View this family
himself
Norwood Auston Sherrod
Birth: August 7, 1889 45 41Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1941Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage: November 21, 1915Todd, Kentucky, United States

Norwood Auston Sherrod has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Finis Washington Sherrod - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Sherrod, Finis WheadWMSep184456M32KYKYKYFarmer
Sherrod, Betsy JwifeWFOct184852M3277KYKYTN
Sherrod, James SsonWMJan188020SKYKYKYFarm laborer
Sherrod, Horace DsonWMSep188514SKYKYKYFarm laborer
Sherrod, Norwood AsonWMAug188910MKYKYKYFarm laborer
Meador, Permelia Bmother in lawWFSep182277Wd33TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Finis Washington Sherrod - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Sherrod, Finis WheadMW68M43KYNCSCFarmerGeneral Farm
Sherrod, Elizabeth JwifeFW65M4397KYNCTN
Sherrod, NorwoodsonMW19SKYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Shemwell, Permeliamother in lawFW76Wd33SCSCSC

Marriage
Norwood is divorced - 1st wife? - children? -b
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Norwood Sherrod - Household

Broad St. Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Norwood SherrodheadMW30SKYKYKYLaborerCoal mine
Lissie SherrodwifeFW23SKYNCTN

Notes: Next door to Will Shemwell

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Norwood Auston Sherrod - Household

2000 S 4th Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Sherrod, N AustinheadMW50MKYsame houseLaborerW.P.A.
Sherrod, Lissie BwifeFW44MKYsame house
Johnson, Martha Louneice in lawFW8SKYsame house
Price, James Ffather in lawMW68WdKYsame house