The Shemwell Family

Bernice M ClarkAge: 79 years18761956

Name
Bernice M Clark
Given names
Bernice M
Surname
Clark
Married name
Bernice M Shemwell
Birth March 21, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 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 41 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 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
MarriageWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.View this family
August 21, 1938 (Age 62 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 73 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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 February 11, 1956 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Sunnyside Cemetery
Last change August 1, 201714:24:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. - View this family
husband
herself
Bernice M Clark
Birth: March 21, 1876Kansas, United States
Death: February 11, 1956Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage: August 21, 1938Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. + Maude Elanor Thompson - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: October 4, 1899Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Divorce: July 3, 1915El Paso, Colorado, United States
9 years
step-son
Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. + Mary Emma Penland - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
step-daughter
Harriett Virginia Shemwell
Birth: August 31, 1916 38 32Ashville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 14, 2000Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
step-son
Walter Winston Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 7, 1919 41 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 2, 1971Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
step-daughter
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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. - Household

807 Atlantic Long Beach, Los Angeles, California

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, WalterheadMW73MKYLos AngelesLos AngelesCA
Shemwell, BerniceXwifeFW65MKSMankatoJewellKS