The Shemwell Family

Virgil - Dorothy Waggonner

Dorothy Eleanor ShemwellAge: 98 years19082006

Name
Dorothy Eleanor Shemwell
Given names
Dorothy Eleanor
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Dorothy Eleanor Waggener
Birth August 20, 1908 43 34
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a brotherRev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
November 17, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Wayne Shemwell
January 12, 1913 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Wayne Shemwell
January 8, 1914 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Occupation
Educator

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Randolph Shemwell
April 12, 1918 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 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 9 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 fatherJudge Robert Lee Shemwell
April 5, 1919 (Age 10 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 8, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Taylor “Joe” Waggener
April 2, 1931 (Age 22 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 41 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 motherWilhelmina Queen “Willie” Bourland
August 9, 1959 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Lee Shemwell Jr.
February 18, 1963 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a brotherRobert Lee Shemwell Jr.
February 22, 1963 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Fort Lincoln Cemetery
Death of a sisterMary Catherine Shemwell
1968 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sisterAdeline Olivia Shemwell
February 22, 1973 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterHelen Rebecca Shemwell
January 28, 1975 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 sisterJulia Clark Shemwell
January 26, 1987 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherRev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
August 27, 1994 (Age 86 years)
Death of a husbandVirgil Glenn Waggener
October 13, 1996 (Age 88 years)
Death December 27, 2006 (Age 98 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Odd Fellows Cemetery
Last change September 20, 202121:18:48

by: Jim Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: June 2, 1896Calloway, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder sister
17 months
elder sister
Helen Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: August 18, 1898 33 24Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1975Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder sister
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: May 31, 1900 35 26Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1901Benton, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Adeline Olivia Shemwell
Birth: May 1902 37 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1973Washington, District of Columbia, United States
21 months
elder sister
Laura Bell Shemwell
Birth: January 15, 1904 38 29Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 1904Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
14 months
elder sister
Julia Clark Shemwell
Birth: March 17, 1905 40 31Benton, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 26, 1987Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
21 months
elder brother
Robert Lee Shemwell Jr.
Birth: December 27, 1906 41 32Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 18, 1963Riverdale, Prince Georges, Maryland, United States
20 months
herself
Virgil - Dorothy WaggonnerDorothy Eleanor Shemwell
Birth: August 20, 1908 43 34Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 2006Dixon, Webster, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
James Albert Shemwell, Sr.Rev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 17, 1910 45 36Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1994Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Margaret Wayne Shemwell
Birth: January 12, 1913 47 38Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 1914Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1918 53 44Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 17, 2011Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
Family with Virgil Glenn Waggener - View this family
husband
herself
Virgil - Dorothy WaggonnerDorothy Eleanor Shemwell
Birth: August 20, 1908 43 34Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 2006Dixon, Webster, Kentucky, United States
son
Joseph Taylor “Joe” Waggener
Birth: April 2, 1931 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: April 4, 2010Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States
son
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son
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Dorothy Eleanor Shemwell has 22 first cousins recorded