The Shemwell Family

Marvin Clay ShemwellAge: 59 years19131973

Name
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Given names
Marvin Clay
Surname
Shemwell
Birth October 31, 1913 34 26
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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 1, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherArmina M “Mina” Shemwell
December 28, 1928 (Age 15 years)
Address: Near Sharon Grove
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJasper Frank Higgins
1935 (Age 21 years)

Death of a fatherSamuel Edward Shemwell
February 15, 1937 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a parentSylvester Lewis “Cy” ShemwellEmma H HigginsView this family
estimated 1938 (Age 24 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Kiza “Coon” Roe
1939 (Age 25 years)

Census April 1, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 sisterRoxie Anne Shemwell
June 28, 1948 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Raymond Michael Cinadr
May 17, 1953 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Charles Randal “Randy” Cinadr
May 17, 1953 (Age 39 years)
Death of a grandsonRaymond Michael Cinadr
May 19, 1953 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 32 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 12, 1973 (Age 59 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 22, 1905Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder sister
Roxie Anne Shemwell
Birth: September 12, 1906 27 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 28, 1948Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States
7 years
himself
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Ollie Shaw Glenn - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: January 6, 1904Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
Dallas Glenn
Birth: January 6, 1906 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1989Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
half-sister
Myrtle A Glenn
Birth: May 16, 1911 32 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1988Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell - View this family
step-father
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: estimated 1938
Family with Lucille Harrison - View this family
himself
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Lucille Harrison
Birth: February 17, 1916 23 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1997Berea, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
daughter
Private
Family with Floya Myrtle Cook - View this family
himself
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Floya Myrtle Cook
Birth: July 15, 1921
Death: March 18, 2005Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Marvin Clay Shemwell has 27 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Edward Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Edward ShemwellheadMW39MKYMOKYFarmerGeneral farm
Emma ShemwellwifeFW32MKYMOKY
Roxie ShemwelldaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Marvin ShemwellsonMW6SKYKYKY
Armina M. ShemwellmotherFW80MKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Edward Shemwell - Household

Coal Bank Rd. Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Edward ShemwellheadMW48M26KYMOKYFarmerGeneral farm
Emma ShemwellwifeFW42M21KYKYKY
Marvin C ShemwellsonMW16S-KYKYKYLaborerGeneral farm
Chester L. KanniergrandsonMW4S-KYKYKY