The Shemwell Family


Arthuretta “Sissy” NashAge: 80 years19242005

Arthuretta “Sissy” Nash
Given names
Married name
Arthuretta Hancock
Also known as
Birth December 10, 1924 28 28
Birth of a brotherWilliam Berry “Bill” Nash
January 8, 1929 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Betty Nash
June 19, 1933 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherRaymond Franklin “Buster” Nash Sr.
April 24, 1934 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJudith “Jude” McMillan
December 20, 1936 (Age 12 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherSallie Lenora Alexander
January 15, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 maternal grandfatherWilliam Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
September 24, 1953 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 paternal grandfatherWilliam B Nash
July 16, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 fatherJames Herbert Nash
April 1, 1978 (Age 53 years)

Death of a motherEllie A Shemwell
July 17, 1982 (Age 57 years)

Death of a brotherHerbert Marion “Son” Nash
October 31, 1995 (Age 70 years)

Death of a brotherLeslie Rudolph Nash
October 2, 2002 (Age 77 years)
Death March 31, 2005 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sunset Hill Cemetery
Last change February 16, 201811:38:21

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 17, 1916Houston, Tennessee, United States
17 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Will Shemwell, Judith (Jude) Shemwell, Marion Nash and Leslie NashLeslie Rudolph Nash
Birth: August 2, 1921 24 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 2, 2002Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
Les-Son-SissyArthuretta “Sissy” Nash
Birth: December 10, 1924 28 28Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 31, 2005St. Louis, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger brother
Bill NashWilliam Berry “Bill” Nash
Birth: January 8, 1929 32 32Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
Death: April 21, 2014
4 years
younger sister
Herbert, Ellie Nash & FamilyMary Betty Nash
Birth: June 19, 1933 36 37Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 13, 2012Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States
10 months
younger brother
Herbert, Ellie Nash & FamilyRaymond Franklin “Buster” Nash Sr.
Birth: April 24, 1934 37 38Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 20, 2015Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
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Les-Son-SissyArthuretta “Sissy” Nash
Birth: December 10, 1924 28 28Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 31, 2005St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Arthuretta “Sissy” Nash has 12 first cousins recorded