The Shemwell Family

Eva Mattie Shemwell1889

Eva Mattie Shemwell
Given names
Eva Mattie
Birth August 1889 45 34
Birth of a brotherEddie Lewis Shemwell
April 10, 1892 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherFrank Glenn Shemwell
March 21, 1895 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 -
Death of a brotherInfant Shemwell
before 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Shemwell
November 11, 1905 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Catherine Hall
November 14, 1905 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary

Note: The Sedalia Democrat, Sun., Nov. 14, 1905

Death of a motherSarah Permelia Shemwell
before April 1910 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a fatherWilliam McKenley Shemwell
November 25, 1917 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Pneumonia & Paralysis
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 28 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 brotherJoseph Lee “Joe” Shemwell
January 21, 1948 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterAda Dell Shemwell
April 7, 1953 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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 brotherFrank Glenn Shemwell
March 20, 1958 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherEddie Lewis Shemwell
September 17, 1964 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth “Mollie” Shemwell
December 28, 1968 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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. -

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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: February 10, 1873Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
7 months
elder sister
Mattie Shemwell
Birth: October 10, 1876 32 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
elder sister
Ethel Shemwell
Birth: September 1, 1878 34 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder brother
Infant Shemwell
Birth: May 1880 36 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1900Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
4 years
Eva Mattie Shemwell
Birth: August 1889 45 34Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother

Eva Mattie Shemwell has 78 first cousins recorded

Father's family (38)

Parents Asa W Mallott + Mary Ann Shemwell
Parents Adam Houston Richardson + Almiranda J “Allie” Shemwell
Parents James C Shemwell + Sarah Elizabeth Roley
Parents John Russell Rukes + Elphina Ella Shemwell
2Retta R Rukes18811972
3Bessie Irene Rukes18931962
Parents Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson + Nancy Elizabeth Shemwell
2Ora Lee Richardson18831971
Parents John Wilson Moorman + Rebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
5Myrtle Mae Moorman18851975
7Ira Milton Moorman18891958
9Ida Ruth Moorman18951976
10Mary Ethel Moorman18981982
Parents Edward M Richardson + Virginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
2Eva Lee Richardson18851971
5Ethel M Richardson18941975
7Edith G Richardson18991910

Mother's family (40)

Parents Joseph A Shemwell + Sarah A Ralston
Parents John Andrew Harris + George Ann Shemwell
2Thomas A Harris18691871
3Samuel Taft Harris18711933
Parents Samuel Vanmeter Shemwell + Mary S Troutt
2Ruth Shemwell18931943
Parents James Lafayette Gilliam Sr. + Columbia Jane Shemwell
9Mamie J Gilliam18901893
Parents William Rastus “Raz” Harris + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Mattie V Harris18721933
2Ida Pearl Harris18751955
3Elvis Lote Harris18781965
5Inez Clyde Harris18871957
Parents William Luther Shemwell + Lucy M Gilliam
2Effie E Shemwell18801949
10Nina Pearl Shemwell19001981