The Shemwell Family

Marvin Browden ShemwellAge: 79 years18841964

Name
Marvin Browden Shemwell
Given names
Marvin Browden
Surname
Shemwell
Birth September 16, 1884 31 25
Birth of a sisterKerna Elliot Shemwell
February 1887 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherLuther Cashman Shemwell
July 25, 1889 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherDallas Hedger Shemwell
March 15, 1893 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherFelix Jason Shemwell Sr.
October 7, 1895 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherCurtis Lee Shemwell
December 22, 1897 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterNina Pearl Shemwell
April 14, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 15 years)
MarriageKatie Thomas MossView this family
about 1908 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Sonora Alberta Shemwell
June 5, 1909 (Age 24 years)
Census April 14, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Catherine Shemwell
May 3, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Luther Shemwell
August 15, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Evelyn L Shemwell
December 16, 1911 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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/
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Iris Moss Shemwell
May 21, 1923 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Gloria Eugene “Jean” Moss
October 18, 1925 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Marvin Thomas Russell
September 9, 1929 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Leonard Dean Russell
November 2, 1931 (Age 47 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childOrval Glenn PurcellSonora Alberta ShemwellView this family
after 1940 (Age 55 years)

Death of a motherLucy M Gilliam
February 1, 1942 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Cancer of stomach and hypertension
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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
Death of a sisterEffie E Shemwell
August 15, 1949 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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
Death of a wifeKatie Thomas Moss
April 30, 1960 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterLeah Leota Shemwell
February 16, 1964 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherDallas Hedger Shemwell
June 16, 1964 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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
Death June 22, 1964 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Antioch Baptist Cemetery
Last change January 7, 201716:44:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 25, 1877Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder sister
Leah Leota Shemwell
Birth: March 7, 1878 24 18
Death: February 16, 1964Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Luther Cashman Shemwell
Birth: July 25, 1889 36 30Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1972Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, United States
4 years
younger brother
Dallas Hedger Shemwell
Birth: March 15, 1893 39 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 1964McCracken, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Felix Jason Shemwell Sr.
Birth: October 7, 1895 42 36Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1981South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
2 years
younger brother
Curtis Lee Shemwell
Birth: December 22, 1897 44 38Kentucky, United States
Death: April 12, 1979Wickliffe, Ballard, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Nina Pearl Shemwell
Birth: April 14, 1900 46 40Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1981
Family with Katie Thomas Moss - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1908Ballard, Kentucky, United States
17 months
daughter
11 months
daughter
19 months
daughter
Evelyn L Shemwell
Birth: December 16, 1911 27 20Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1985McCracken, Kentucky, United States
11 years
daughter
Iris Moss Shemwell
Birth: May 21, 1923 38 32LaCenter, Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 10, 2004Melborn, Brevard, Florida, United States

Marvin Browden Shemwell has 40 first cousins recorded

Father'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 V Shemwell + Mary S Trout
Parents James Lafayette Gilliam Sr. + Columbia Jane Shemwell
9Mamie J Gilliam18901893
Parents William Rastus “Raz” Harris + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Mattie V Harris18721933
2Ada Pearl Harris18751955
3Elvis Lote Harris18781965
5Inez Clyde Harris18871957
Parents William McKenley Shemwell + Sarah Permelia Shemwell
2Mattie Shemwell18761880
3Ethel Shemwell18781880
4Infant Shemwell18801900
5Ada Dell Shemwell18831953

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Luther Shemwell - Household

Dist. 2 Todd, Kentucky, USA

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
William Luther ShemwellHeadWMApr 185347M23--KYKYVAFarmerYYYR
Lucy M. ShemwellwifeWFApr 185941M231212KYTNKYYYY
Zella A. ShemwelldaughterWFAug 188217S---KYKYKYYYY
Marvin B. ShemwellsonWMSep 188415S---KYKYKYFarm laborYYY
Kerna E. ShemwelldaughterWFFeb 188713S---KYKYKYYYY
Luther Cashman ShemwellsonWMJul 188910S---KYKYKYFarm laborYYY
Dallas Hedges ShemwellsonWMMar 18937S---KYKYKY
Felix Jason ShemwellsonWMOct 18954S---KYKYKY
Curtis Lee ShemwellsonWMDec 18972S---KYKYKY
Nina Pearl ShemwelldaughterWFApr 19001mS---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Marvin Browden Shemwell - Household

Blandville & Slater Road Ballard, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Marvin ShemwellheadMW25M11KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Katie ShemwellwifeFW19M1111KYKYKY
Sonora ShemwelldaughterFW10mMKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Marvin B Shemwell - Household

Hinkleville, Ballard, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Marvin BheadMW35MKYKYKYFramerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, Katie TwifeFW28MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Sonora AdaughterFW10MKYKYKY
Shemwell, CatherinedaughterFW9MKYKYKY
Shemwell, EvelyndaughterFW8MKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Marvin B. Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Ballard, Ky.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Marvin B. ShemwellheadMW45M24KYKYKYFarmerGeneral armN
Katie Thomas wifeFW38M17KYKYKY
Evelyn L. ShemwelldaughterFW18S-KYKYKY
Iris M. ShemwelldaughterFW6S-KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Marvin Browden Shemwell - Household

S. 9th St. Murphysboro, Jackson, IL

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWages
Marvin ShemwellheadMW55MILCairoILWaiterRestaurant
Katie ShemwellwifeFW49MILCairoILHouse Wife
Iris ShemwelldaughterFW16SILCairoIL