The Shemwell Family

Beulah TomerlinAge: 91 years19031995

Beulah Tomerlin
Given names
Birth June 4, 1903 52 34
Birth of a brotherWinford Dudley Tomerlin
1909 (Age 5 years)
Census April 2, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 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 13 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 15 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Henry “Willie” Tomerlin
January 11, 1923 (Age 19 years)

Cause: diabetes mellitus
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 30 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Death of a fatherWilliam Isom Tomerlin
December 22, 1935 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherWinford Dudley Tomerlin
June 16, 1936 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 -
Death of a brotherOscar O Tomerlin
January 10, 1950 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 brotherCaskey Lewis Tomerlin
May 27, 1959 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sisterGertrude E “Gertie” Tomerlin
October 16, 1960 (Age 57 years)
Death of a sisterLola T Tomerlin
March 2, 1962 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherWalton W Tomerlin
1968 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterCora “Cokie” Tomerlin
March 27, 1974 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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 January 29, 1995 (Age 91 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change April 6, 201816:37:25

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 30, 1884Todd, Kentucky, United States
15 months
elder sister
Lola T Tomerlin
Birth: February 4, 1886 35 16Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 2, 1962Todd, Kentucky, United States
19 months
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
Oscar O Tomerlin
Birth: March 25, 1889 38 19Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 1950Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
2 years
elder brother
Caskey Lewis Tomerlin
Birth: July 5, 1891 40 22Kentucky, United States
Death: May 27, 1959Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
elder brother
Walton W Tomerlin
Birth: March 12, 1893 42 23Kentucky, United States
Death: 1968Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States
4 years
elder sister
Cora “Cokie” Tomerlin
Birth: November 27, 1896 45 27Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 27, 1974Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
William Henry “Willie” Tomerlin
Birth: December 24, 1898 47 29Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1923
4 years
Beulah Tomerlin
Birth: June 4, 1903 52 34Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 29, 1995Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
7 years
younger brother
Winford Dudley Tomerlin
Birth: 1909 58 39Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 1936Fresno, California, United States

Beulah Tomerlin has 15 first cousins recorded