The Shemwell Family

Dorie Wartman1864

Dorie Wartman
Given names
Married name
Dorie McGregor
Birth June 1864 41
MarriageMcGregorView this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a sisterMillie Bartlett Wartman
July 31, 1867 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Jeanette R McGregor
February 1884 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2Roger E McGregor
April 1888 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterJeanette R McGregor
before 1910 (Age 45 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 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 -
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterMillie Bartlett Wartman
May 26, 1939 (Age 74 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 75 years)
Note: Gertrude E. McGregor in the 1940 Census
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 77 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 85 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 81 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. -

Last change July 29, 201915:36:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
4 years
3 years
younger sister
Millie Bartlett Wartman
Birth: July 31, 1867 44Maryland, United States
Death: May 26, 1939Baltimore City, Maryland, United States
Family with McGregor - View this family
Jeanette R McGregor
Birth: February 1884 19Maryland, United States
Death: before 1910Baltimore, Maryland, United States
4 years

Dorie Wartman has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Freeland Shemwell - Household

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

Joseph F. ShemwellheadWMJun 186534M3--MDMDMDPhysician
Millie B. ShemwellwifeWFJul 186732M3--MDMDMD
Charles A. WartmanFather-in-lawWMFeb 182377W---MDMDMDRetail Merchant
Dorie McGregorSister-in-lawWFJun 186435W-22MDMDMD
Jeanette R McGregorNeiceWFFeb 188416S---MDMDMDAt School
Roger E McGregorNephewWMApr 188812S---MDMDMDAt School
Alvina H. WartmanSister-in-lawWFOct 186039S---MDMDMD
Louise A WartmanAuntWFJul 183465S---MDMDMD

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles A. Wartman - Household

Baltimore Ward 13, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, United States Baltimore Md.

Charles A. WartmanheadMW87S---MDMDMDOwn Income
Alvina H. WartmandaughterFW48S---MDMDMD
Dorie McGregordaughterFW44S-21MDMDMDOwn Income
Roger E McGregorgrandsonMW22S---MDMDMDClerkWholesale drygoods
Millie B. ShemwelldaughterFW40M1200MDMDMD
J. Freeland Shemwellson-in-lawMW44M12--MDMDMDPhysicianGeneral practice

Notes: Census in nearly ineligible -B

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

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

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

Gertrude E. McGregor in the 1940 Census First Name: Gertrude Middle Name: E. Last Name: McGregor Age at Time of Census: 51 Gender:Female Race: White Ethnicity: American Est. Birth Year: 1889 Birth Location:Virginia Map Enumeration District: 2-26 Residence: Election District 5, Anne Arundel, MD Map Relationship to Head of Household: Wife Other People in Household: Roger McGregor 51 yrs, Male Dorrie McGregor 78 yrs, Female Marital Status:Married Language:English Genealogical Society Number:005461064 NARA Publication Number:T627 NARA Microfilm Roll Number:1502 Line Number:40 Sheet:A Sheet Number:1 Collection:1940 U.S. Federal Population Census
Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Roger E McGregor - Household

Anne Arundel, Maryland

Roger E McGregorheadMW51MD
Gertrude E (unknown)wifeFW40VA
Dorie WartmanmotherFW75MD