The Shemwell Family

Clara Pauline CalvertAge: 84 years19141999

Clara Pauline Calvert
Given names
Clara Pauline
Married name
Clara Pauline Shemwell
Birth July 31, 1914 44 26
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 months)

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 2 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 3 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph L Calvert
April 15, 1919 (Age 4 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMinnie May Vincent
June 8, 1933 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Ruby Waldon Shemwell
March 13, 1935 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Georgia Faye Shemwell
February 13, 1938 (Age 23 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Address: Extension of Park St.
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 daughter
#3Patsy L Shemwell
about 1949 (Age 34 years)

Death of a fatherHenry Payton Calvert
January 27, 1949 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 35 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Martha Faye “Marty” Vincent
June 3, 1958 (Age 43 years)
Death of a sonRuby Waldon Shemwell
December 28, 1961 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 husbandBeryl A “Burlie” Shemwell
April 29, 1985 (Age 70 years)
Death April 3, 1999 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change December 25, 201511:34:22

by: Barry Shemwell
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Henry Payton Calvert
Birth: July 6, 1870 25 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1949Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Beryl A “Burlie” Shemwell - View this family
Beryl A “Burlie” Shemwell
Birth: November 19, 1908 26Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1985Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Ruby Waldon Shemwell
Birth: March 13, 1935 26 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 28, 1961Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Georgia Faye Shemwell
Birth: February 13, 1938 29 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 2015New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Beryl Shemwell - Household

Moorman, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Shemwell, BurlieheadMW30KYLaborerRoad B. - ???
Shemwell, ClarawifeFW25KYX
Shemwell, Ruby W.sonMW5KY
Shemwell, Georgia F.daughterFW2KY

Notes: Extension of Park St. out of Central City