The Shemwell Family

Winford Dudley TomerlinAge: 27 years19091936

Name
Winford Dudley Tomerlin
Given names
Winford Dudley
Surname
Tomerlin
Birth 1909 58 39
Census April 2, 1910 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 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 9 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 maternal grandfatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 10 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Henry “Willie” Tomerlin
January 11, 1923 (Age 14 years)

Cause: diabetes mellitus
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Death of a motherNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 25 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Death of a fatherWilliam Isom Tomerlin
December 22, 1935 (Age 26 years)
Death June 16, 1936 (Age 27 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change July 28, 201909:30:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
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
4 years
elder sister
Beulah Tomerlin
Birth: June 4, 1903 52 34Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 29, 1995Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
7 years
himself
Winford Dudley Tomerlin
Birth: 1909 58 39Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 1936Fresno, California, United States
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himself
Winford Dudley Tomerlin
Birth: 1909 58 39Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 1936Fresno, California, United States
wife
daughter
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Winford Dudley Tomerlin has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Isom Tomerlin - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Tomerlin, William IheadMW59M127TNNCNCFarmerGeneral farm
Tomerlin, Nannie HwifeFW41M127KYKYKY
Tomerlin, GertiedaughterFW22SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, Oscar OsonMW21SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, Caskey LsonMW18SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, Walton WsonMW17SKYKYKYIn School
Tomerlin, CoradaughterFW13SKYKYKYIn School
Tomerlin, WilliesonMW11SKYKYKYFarm LaborHome farm
Tomerlin, BeulahdaughterFW7SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, WinfredsonMW10mSKYKYKYFarm LaborHome farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Isom Tomerlin - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Tomerlin, WilliamheadMW69MKYNCKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Tomerlin, NanniewifeFW50MKYKYKY
Tomerlin, WaltonsonMW26SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, WilliesonMW21SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, BeulahdaughterFW16SKYKYKY
Tomerlin, WinfordsonMW10SKYKYKY