The Shemwell Family

Robbie Ann GordonAge: 67 years19121979

Name
Robbie Ann Gordon
Given names
Robbie Ann
Surname
Gordon
Married name
Robbie Ann Shemwell
Birth February 26, 1912
MarriageEdwin Neal ShemwellView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 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 4 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 5 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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
Birth of a son
#1John Edwin Shemwell
June 17, 1936 (Age 24 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Marriage of a childJohn Edwin ShemwellSharon Rae WilliamsView this family
July 2, 1977 (Age 65 years)
Death July 16, 1979 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Jackson Cemetery
Family with Edwin Neal Shemwell - View this family
husband
Edwin Neal Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1914 18 16Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1987Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Robbie Ann Gordon
Birth: February 26, 1912Tennessee, United States
Death: July 16, 1979Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
son
John Edwin Shemwell
Birth: June 17, 1936 21 24Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 26, 2012Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Edwin Neal Shemwell + Callie Irene Tipton - View this family
husband
Edwin Neal Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1914 18 16Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1987Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
husband’s wife
Callie Irene Tipton
Birth: October 25, 1917Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 5, 2008Leesville, Lexington, South Carolina, United States
Marriage: April 5, 1980

No family available

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Edwin Neal Shemwell - Household

1700 E 22nd St. Owensboro, Daviess, Ky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Edwin N ShemwellheadMW25KYCabnet manFurniture factory
Robbie ShemwellwifeFW27TN
John ShemwellsonMW3KY