The Shemwell Family

William Shemwell ParranAge: 62 years18991962

Name
William Shemwell Parran
Given names
William Shemwell
Surname
Parran
Birth December 16, 1899 35 29
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 5 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander Parran
February 14, 1902 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Shemwell
March 8, 1903 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Anne Parran
May 27, 1904 (Age 4 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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
December 22, 1917 (Age 18 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Elizabeth “Annie” Sollers
February 25, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 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 18 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 20 years)
MarriageLouise MorrisView this family
about 1928 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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
Birth of a son
#1William Shemwell Parran Jr.
November 7, 1929 (Age 29 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 30 years)
MarriageGrace Moffat StuartView this family
February 3, 1937 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Rebecca Shemwell “Becky” Parran
November 1, 1938 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles Somerset Parran
July 29, 1942 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 50 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 motherEliza Rebecca Shemwell
February 6, 1955 (Age 55 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Alexander Parran Jr.
January 18, 1961 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 May 14, 1962 (Age 62 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Eliza Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: April 21, 1870 38 27Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: February 6, 1955Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Marriage: about 1898
23 months
himself
4 years
younger sister
Family with Grace Moffat Stuart - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 3, 1937Washington City, District of Columbia, United States
21 months
daughter
Rebecca Shemwell “Becky” Parran
Birth: November 1, 1938 38 28Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: September 9, 2013Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
4 years
son
Charles Somerset Parran
Birth: July 29, 1942 42 32Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: July 7, 2016Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Family with Louise Morris - View this family
himself
wife
Louise Morris
Birth: May 21, 1908Washington City, District of Columbia, United States
Death: June 18, 1991Reston, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Marriage: about 1928
22 months
son
William Shemwell Parran Jr.
Birth: November 7, 1929 29 21Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: August 21, 1999Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Parran Jr. - Household

Calvert, Maryland

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Parran, William AheadWMAug186435M2MDMDMDFarmer
Parran, Eliza RwifeWFApr187129M211MDMDMD
Parran, William SsonWMDec18995/12MMDMDMD

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Parran Jr. - Household

Calvert, Maryland

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Parran, William AheadMW49M111MDMDMDFarmingGeneral Farm
Parran, Eliza RwifeFW38M11122MDMDMD
Parran, William SsonMW10SMDMDMD
Parran, Ann EdaughterFW5SMDMDMD
Parran, Mary EservantFB20SMDMDMDcookprivate family

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Freeland Shemwell - Household

ED 209 Precinct 8 Baltimore city Ward 16, Madison Ave Baltimore Md.

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustry
Joseph F. ShemwellheadMW52MMDMDMDDoctorGeneral practice
Millie B. WartmanwifeFW35MMDMDMD
Dorie McGregorsister-in-lawFW43SMDMDMD
Roger E McGregornephewMW25SMDMDMDcredit manwhosale shoe co.
Gertrude McGregorneiceFW22SMDMDMD
Alice Wartmansister-in-lawFW56SMDMDMD
Shemwell ParrannephewMW19SMDMDMDsalesmandepartment store

Notes: some of birth years inaccurate -B

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Parran Jr. - Household

Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Parran, William AheadMW55MMDMDMDLaborerFarm
Parran, E RwifeFW50MMDMDMD
Parran, Shemwell W SsonMW20SMDMDMDClerkStore
Parran, Elizabeth AdaughterFW15SMDMDMD

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Shemwell Parran - Household

Marlboro, Prince George, Maryland

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Parran, William SheadMW30M28MDMDMDInspectorState Road
Parran, Louise MwifeFW21M19MDMDMD
Parran, William S Jr.sonMW5mSMDMDMD