The Shemwell Family

Everett Fielding CookAge: 68 years18621931

Name
Everett Fielding Cook
Given names
Everett Fielding
Surname
Cook
Birth September 16, 1862 27 27
Death of a fatherFielding Cook
December 28, 1864 (Age 2 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Note: Prisoner of War
Birth of a half-sisterGeorgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
March 12, 1865 (Age 2 years)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Marriage of a parentAndrew CookMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
September 11, 1866 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a half-sisterMary Margaret Cook
February 1870 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRichard “Dick” Thomas
April 11, 1870 (Age 7 years)
Census July 29, 1870 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentAndrew ThomasMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
before 1873 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a half-sisterAmanda Ellen Thomas
February 29, 1876 (Age 13 years)
Marriage of a parentCornelius CornineMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 13, 1878 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Jane Cook
before August 1880 (Age 17 years)
MarriageSarah Margaret Maude “Maggie” CornineView this family
March 2, 1882 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Birdie Ellen Cook
April 1, 1883 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Edward Everett Cook
October 11, 1885 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Albert Cook
October 16, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sonAlbert Cook
October 22, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Burial of a sonAlbert Cook
October 22, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Cemetery: Berea Church Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#4I. Dovie Cook
January 31, 1892 (Age 29 years)
Death of a daughterI. Dovie Cook
November 27, 1892 (Age 30 years)
Burial of a daughterI. Dovie Cook
November 27, 1892 (Age 30 years)
Cemetery: Berea Church Cemetery
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 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
Marriage of a childWilliam Walker “Willie” WilliamsBirdie Ellen CookView this family
August 15, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#5Isaiah McKinley Cook
September 16, 1900 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Walter Everette Williams
February 19, 1906 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childEdward Everett CookJulia Christine PiepmeierView this family
March 4, 1908 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Delmar Everett Cook
January 12, 1909 (Age 46 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Frances Lorene Williams
July 22, 1914 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-sisterAmanda Ellen Thomas
August 22, 1915 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 53 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 54 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 55 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/
Death of a motherMary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell
March 31, 1920 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Old Age
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Zola Louise Cook
May 27, 1921 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Lorene Cook
December 30, 1921 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Adell Norine Cook
March 2, 1922 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7William Reed “Big Willie” Williams
June 29, 1923 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 67 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 18, 1930 (Age 67 years)
Death April 16, 1931 (Age 68 years)
Cause of death: chronic myocarditis
Burial
Cemetery: Berea Church Cemetery
Last change June 6, 201920:23:30

by: Jeannie Schieber
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 14, 1854Cooper, Missouri, United States
1 month
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Nancy Jane Cook
Birth: 1857 22 21Missouri, United States
Death: before August 1880Pettis, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder brother
John William “J.W.” Cook
Birth: April 4, 1860 25 24Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: December 2, 1954Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
2 years
himself
Mother’s family with Andrew Cook - View this family
uncle
mother
Marriage: September 11, 1866Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-18 months
half-sister
Georgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
Birth: March 12, 1865 27 29Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 27, 1941Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States
5 years
half-sister
Mother’s family with Andrew Thomas - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: before 1873
-3 years
half-brother
6 years
half-sister
Mother’s family with Cornelius Cornine - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: September 13, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
Family with Sarah Margaret Maude “Maggie” Cornine - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 2, 1882Pettis, Missouri, United States
13 months
daughter
3 years
son
Edward Everett Cook
Birth: October 11, 1885 23 20Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: February 11, 1954Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
4 years
son
Albert Cook
Birth: October 16, 1889 27 24Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 22, 1889Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
I. Dovie Cook
Birth: January 31, 1892 29 26Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: November 27, 1892Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
9 years
son

Everett Fielding Cook has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Nancy Jane Shemwell - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Cook, Janehead34FWKeeping HouseMO
Cook, Miltonson15MWWorks On FarmMO
Cook, Nancydaughter13FWMO
Cook, William Nson11MWMO
Cook, Fielding Eson9MWMO
Cook, Georgeann Jdaughter4FWMO
Cook, Sarah Edaughter4mFWMOFeb

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Nancy Jane Shemwell - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper, MO

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Jane CornineWF40headM-Keeps houseMOKYKY
William N. CookWM20sonS-Works out by the dayMOINMO
Everett H. CookWM17sonS-Works out by the dayMOINMO
Georgeann I. CookWF14daughterS-At HomeMOINMO
Mary M. CookWM11sonS-At HomeMOINMO
Richard ThomasWM7sonS-At HomeMOTNMO
Amanda E. ThomasWF5daughterS-At HomeMOTNMO

Notes: parted from her husband

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Everett Fielding Cook - Household

Heaths Creek, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cook, EverettheadMW47M128MOINMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Cook, Sarah MwifeFW43M12853MOTNMO
Cook, McKinleysonMW9SMOMOMO
Cornine, Isiahfather in lawMW81WdTNNCTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Everett Fielding Cook - Household

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Cook, Everett FheadMW66M20MOMOMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Cook, Sarah MwifeFW63M17MOMOMO
Cornine, Daisy VnieceFW20SMOMOMO
Cornine, Jessie LnephewMW18SMOMOMOFarm LaborerGeneral Farm