The Shemwell Family

Charles Emil DucommunAge: 78 years19131991

Name
Charles Emil Ducommun
Given names
Charles Emil
Surname
Ducommun
Birth April 27, 1913 35 29
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 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 4 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 7, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
February 1, 1922 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 5, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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
Death of a fatherEmil Constant Ducommun
October 8, 1946 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 motherBescelia Norine “Bessie” Shemwell
November 2, 1964 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 wifeMarion Palmer Gross
April 19, 1987 (Age 73 years)
Death October 6, 1991 (Age 78 years)
Last change December 29, 201812:53:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: November 27, 1906Salt Lake, Utah, United States
5 years
elder sister
16 months
himself
Charles Emil Ducommun
Birth: April 27, 1913 35 29Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: October 6, 1991Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Family with Marion Palmer Gross - View this family
himself
Charles Emil Ducommun
Birth: April 27, 1913 35 29Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: October 6, 1991Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
wife
Marion Palmer Gross
Birth: July 13, 1922Massachusetts, United States
Death: April 19, 1987Los Angeles, California, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

Charles Emil Ducommun has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Emil Constant Ducommun - Household

535 Serranno Ave Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Ducommun, Emil CheadMW41MCASwitzerlandFrenchSwitzerlandFrenchWholesale HardwareOwner
Ducommun, BesceliawifeFW36MILKYKY
Ducommun, Virginia LdaughterFW8SCACAIL
Ducommun, Charles EsonMW6SCACAIL
Shemwell, Caroline Osister in lawFW32SKSKYKY
Schroder, Elfreda LservantFW39SIAServant

Parents names wrong -b.

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Emil Constant Ducommun - Household

535 S. Sreeano Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Ducommun, EmilheadMW51M28CASwitzerlandSwitzerlandWholesale MerchantHardware
Ducommun, BessiewifeFW47M23ILKYKY
Ducommun, VirginiadaughterFW18MCACAIL
Ducommun, CharlessonMW16SCACAIL
Carlson, Ester EMaidFW41SILSweedenSweedenMaidPrivate Family