The Shemwell Family

Ruby Waldon ShemwellAge: 26 years19351961

Name
Ruby Waldon Shemwell
Given names
Ruby Waldon
Surname
Shemwell
Birth March 13, 1935 26 20
Birth of a sisterGeorgia Faye Shemwell
February 13, 1938 (Age 2 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 5 years)
Address: Extension of Park St.
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 6 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
Birth of a sisterPatsy L Shemwell
about 1949 (Age 13 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Payton Calvert
January 27, 1949 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 14 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
Military
United States
Type: Seaman Apprentice
February 28, 1957 (Age 21 years)

Agency: Navy
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 10 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 December 28, 1961 (Age 26 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change August 25, 201712:38:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Beryl A “Burlie” Shemwell
Birth: November 19, 1908 26Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1985Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
mother
himself
Ruby Waldon Shemwell
Birth: March 13, 1935 26 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 28, 1961Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Georgia Faye Shemwell
Birth: February 13, 1938 29 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 2015New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
sister
Private
sister
Private
younger sister

Ruby Waldon Shemwell has 16 first cousins recorded

Father's family (16)

Parents Alton Echolas Shemwell + Mildred Mae Gies
1Dixie Mae Shemwell19292016
Parents Wilbur Shemwell + Virginia Lucille “Peggy” Flener
5Private
6Private
7Private
8Private
9Private
10Private
11Private
13Private
14Private
15Private

Mother's family (0)

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Beryl Shemwell - Household

Moorman, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

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

Notes: Extension of Park St. out of Central City