The Shemwell Family

Clarence Franklin ShemwellAge: 87 years19071994

Name
Clarence Franklin Shemwell
Given names
Clarence Franklin
Surname
Shemwell
Birth March 4, 1907 28 25
Note: Birth Cert. says 1906, Tombstone 1907
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 sisterShemwell
May 13, 1918 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterShemwell
May 13, 1918 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherKate “Katie” Everett
May 13, 1918 (Age 11 years)

Cause: Died in childbirth - child died too.
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 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 10 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/
Birth of a half-sisterCharlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
November 27, 1919 (Age 12 years)
Census January 29, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-brotherBenjamin Rice Shemwell
May 3, 1922 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-brotherClifton Harmon Shemwell
January 9, 1924 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAdell D “Dellie” Rougemont
July 31, 1924 (Age 17 years)

Cause: Cancer of the womb
Birth of a half-brotherMardis Calvin Shemwell
February 20, 1926 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Clarence Eugene Shemwell
July 21, 1927 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 1, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a half-brotherThomas Elmer Shemwell
October 3, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Associate: James Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
Birth of a half-brotherJames Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
October 3, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Associate: Thomas Elmer Shemwell
Birth of a daughter
#2Katie Lee Shemwell
about 1932 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Hiram “Charley” Shemwell
June 7, 1936 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCharles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
October 26, 1936 (Age 29 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 grandson
#1Roger Gene Shemwell
May 31, 1947 (Age 40 years)
Death of a half-brotherThomas Elmer Shemwell
October 1952 (Age 45 years)
Cause: M.I.A. - Korea
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 half-brotherClifton Harmon Shemwell
June 4, 1956 (Age 49 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Harmon “Willie” Shemwell
1965 (Age 57 years)

Death of a half-brotherMardis Calvin Shemwell
December 22, 1969 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Killed in car wreck going to work
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 March 5, 1994 (Age 87 years)
Burial after March 5, 1994
Cemetery: Mountain View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
3 years
himself
sister
Private
younger sister
Shemwell
Birth: May 13, 1918 39 36Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1918Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Beuna Eartha Stavely - View this family
father
step-mother
half-sister
Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
Birth: November 27, 1919 40 28Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 2008Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
half-sister
Private
half-brother
Benjamin Rice Shemwell
Birth: May 3, 1922 43 31Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 29, 1998Logan, Franklin, Illinois, United States
20 months
half-brother
Clifton Harmon Shemwell
Birth: January 9, 1924 44 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 4, 1956Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
2 years
half-brother
Mardis Calvin Shemwell
Birth: February 20, 1926 47 35Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1969Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
half-brother
Private
half-brother
Thomas Elmer Shemwell
Birth: October 3, 1930 51 39Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1952Korea
half-brother
James Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
Birth: October 3, 1930 51 39Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 2014Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
half-sister
Private
half-brother
Charles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
Birth: October 26, 1936 57 45Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 5, 1994Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States
Family with Virgie Levonia Smith - View this family
himself
wife
son
5 years
daughter
Katie Lee Shemwell
Birth: about 1932 24 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 20, 2016Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Clarence Franklin Shemwell has 4 first cousins recorded

Birth
Birth Cert. says 1906, Tombstone 1907
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles Harmon Shemwell - Household

Hickman Creek Rd Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Shemwell, CharlesheadM31M8--TNTNTNFarmerHome Farm
Shemwell, KatiewifeF27M843KYKYKY
Shemwell, DallassonM6S---TNTNKY
Shemwell, WilliesonM5S---TNTNKY
Shemwell, FranksonM3S---TNTNKY
Jeffey EverettbrotherM18S---TNKYKYFarmerHome Farm

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Frank Shemwell - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Clarence Frank ShemwellHeadMW23M20TNTNTNYFarmingOn FarmYesN
Virgie Levonia SmithwifeFW21M17TNTNTNYNone
Clarence Eugene ShemwellsonMW2S-TNTNTNYNone

Notes: District 6