The Shemwell Family

Laura Jean ShemwellAge: 86 years19312018

Laura Jean Shemwell
Given names
Laura Jean
Married name
Laura Jean Clopton
Birth April 28, 1931 46 44
Census May 10, 1940 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Elza “Bill” Shemwell
March 2, 1944 (Age 12 years)
Note: Home of Son of Carl on Estes Lane in Paducah, KY. Pa lived with my grandparents, Carl and Maude - Lenore55
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 10 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a motherAlva Lou Wood
September 27, 1966 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Claude Shemwell
February 21, 1967 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 14 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. -
Death of a brotherWilliam Wood Shemwell
January 12, 1988 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sisterClaudine Shemwell
October 1, 2003 (Age 72 years)
Death of a husbandDr. Owen H Clopton Jr.
June 24, 2014 (Age 83 years)
Death January 10, 2018 (Age 86 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 16, 1910Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
William Wood Shemwell And WifeWilliam Wood Shemwell
Birth: May 6, 1912 27 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 1988Kentucky, United States
6 years
elder sister
Annie Lou Shemwell
Birth: October 10, 1918 34 31Pottsville, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 8, 1928Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Claudine Shemwell
Birth: November 8, 1920 36 33Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 1, 2003Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
11 years
Laura Jean Shemwell
Birth: April 28, 1931 46 44Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 2018Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States
Family with Dr. Owen H Clopton Jr. - View this family
Dr. Owen H. CloptonDr. Owen H Clopton Jr.
Birth: February 19, 1933Marmaduke, Greene, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 24, 2014Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States
Laura Jean Shemwell
Birth: April 28, 1931 46 44Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 2018Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

Laura Jean Shemwell has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Henry Claude Shemwell - Household

US Hwy 45 Graves, Kentucky

Shemwell, H CheadMW56MKYsame houseFarmer OperatorFarm
Shemwell, Alva LXwifeFW53MKYsame house
Shemwell, ClaudinedaughterFW19SKYsame house
Shemwell, Laura JdaughterFW9SKYsame house

Next door to son, William Wood