The Shemwell Family

Andrew Jackson “A J” ShemwellAge: 91 years19041996

Name
Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell
Given names
Andrew Jackson
Nickname
A J
Surname
Shemwell
Birth July 22, 1904 35 23
Birth of a sisterEmma C Shemwell
July 24, 1906 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentClinton DeWitt GodfreyIda Lee WilliamsView this family
estimated December 1909 (Age 5 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
October 28, 1911 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam TriggIda Lee WilliamsView this family
May 18, 1916 (Age 11 years)
Fact
Colllected Notes

Note: Andrew Jackson Shemwell
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 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 13 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 1920 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 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 daughter
#1Vera Margaret Shemwell
February 23, 1938 (Age 33 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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 45 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 motherIda Lee Williams
June 19, 1963 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterEmma C Shemwell
about February 26, 1974 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 of a wifeCinda Lucille Raines
November 28, 1994 (Age 90 years)
Death June 10, 1996 (Age 91 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mounds Park Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 27, 1901Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
3 years
himself
Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell
Birth: July 22, 1904 35 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 10, 1996Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger sister
Emma C Shemwell
Birth: July 24, 1906 37 25Tennessee, United States
Death: about February 26, 1974Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States
Mother’s family with Clinton DeWitt Godfrey - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: estimated December 1909New Madrid, Missouri, United States
23 months
half-sister
Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Birth: October 28, 1911 51 30Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: June 27, 2001Thomas, Custer, Oklahoma, United States
Mother’s family with William Trigg - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: May 18, 1916Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
step-father
Private
mother
Family with Cinda Lucille Raines - View this family
himself
Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell
Birth: July 22, 1904 35 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 10, 1996Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States
wife
Cinda Lucille Raines
Birth: February 26, 1908Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: November 28, 1994Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Vera Margaret Shemwell
Birth: February 23, 1938 33 29Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: March 30, 2005Parma, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private

Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Godfrey Clinton - Household

New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Clinton GodfreyheadMW50M46moKYENGKYManagerGeneral farm
Ida ShemwellwifeFW29M36mo22TNTNTN
John GodfreysonMW26SMOKYTN
Mary GodfreydaughterFW15S00MOKYTN
Burnie GodfreysonMW4SMOKYTN
Andrew Shemwellstep sonMW6STNTNTN
Emma Shemwellstep daughterFW4S00TNTNTN
John Williamsbrother in lawMW26STNTNTNFarm handGeneral farm

Census Says his 4 marriage Ida's 3rd.

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Trigg - Household

1920 La Font New Madrid Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Wm TriggheadMW57MTNKYTNFarmerFarm
Ida TriggwifeFW39MTNTNTN
Andrew Shemwellstep sonMW16STNTNTN
Emma Shemwellstep daughterFW14STNTNTN
Gracey Godfreystep daughterFW9SMOTNTN

Fact
Andrew Jackson Shemwell http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42412127 now for his father Thomas.. It looks like his mother was Ida Williams/Shemwell/Godfrey/(Frigg/Triggs)/Harris and his father was Thomas Shemwell. They were in Tennessee and moved to Missouri. Thomas either died bef. 1910 or Ida left him with the kids, Thomas & Emma and moved to Missouri. The only person that "could be" in the database: Thomas Shemwell https://shemwellfamily.com/webtrees/individual.php?pid=I3635&ged=Shemwell son of John Paul & Adeline... his sister and brother moved to New Madrid, Missouri.... from Tennessee. Ida http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42412169 Birth: Apr. 11, 1881 Death: Jun. 19, 1963 Lilbourn - Services were conducted Sunday for Mrs. Ida Lee Harris, 82 years old, who died June 19 at her home near Lilbourn. Mrs. Harris was born in Tennessee, April 11, 1881. She is survived by a son, Andrew Shemwell; and two daughters, Mrs. Emma Ward and Mrs. Gracie DeBaun. Ida had 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services were conducted at the Church of Jesus Christ. Burial was in the Mounds Park Cemetery. Southeast Missourian Jun 28, 1963 Family links: Children: Andrew Jackson Shemwell (1904 - 1996)* Marriage Thomas SHEMWELL Ida WILLIAMS 27 Apr 1901 - Humphreys, Tennessee http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gss=angs-c&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Thomas&gsfn_x=0&gsln=Shemwell&gsln_x=0&msgdd=27&msgdm=4&msgdy=1901&msgpn__ftp=Humphreys+County%2c+Tennessee%2c+USA&msgpn=1420&msgpn_PInfo=7-|0|1652393|0|2|3246|45|0|1420|0|0|&mssng0=Ida&mssns0=Williams&cp=0&MSAV=1&uidh=7nd&pcat=34&h=2219713&recoff=7+8+26+27&db=TNstatemarriages&indiv=1&ml_rpos=1 1910 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gss=angs-g&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Andrew+Jackson&gsfn_x=0&gsln=Shemwell&gsln_x=0&MSAV=1&cp=0&catbucket=rstp&uidh=7nd&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=14700062&db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=1&ml_rpos=5 Name: Andrew Sheurwell Andrew Shemwell Age in 1910: 6 Birth Year: abt 1904 Birthplace: Tennessee Home in 1910: New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Step Son Marital Status: Single Father's Birthplace: Tennessee Mother's name: Ida Godfrey Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee Attended School: No Household Members: Name - Age Clinton Godfrey 50 Ida Godfrey 30 John Godfrey 26 Mary Godfrey 15 Burnie Godfrey 4 Andrew Sheurwell 6 Emma Sheurwell 4 John Williams 26 1920 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gss=angs-g&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Andrew+Jackson&gsfn_x=0&gsln=Shemwell&gsln_x=0&MSAV=1&cp=0&catbucket=rstp&uidh=7nd&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=57908409&db=1920usfedcen&indiv=1&ml_rpos=2 Name: Adnrew Shemwell Andrew Shemwell Age: 16 Birth Year: abt 1904 Birthplace: Tennessee Home in 1920 - La Font, New Madrid, Missouri Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Step Son Marital Status: Single Father's Birthplace: Tennessee Mother's name: Ida Frigg Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee Able to Speak English: Yes Occupation: None Home Owned or Rented: Rent Attended School: Yes Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Household Members: Name - Age Wm Frigg 57 Ida Frigg 39 Adnrew Shemwell 16 Emma Shemwell 14 Gracy Godfrey 8 1940 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gss=angs-g&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Andrew+Jackson&gsfn_x=0&gsln=Shemwell&gsln_x=0&MSAV=1&cp=0&catbucket=rstp&uidh=7nd&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=89479420&db=1940usfedcen&indiv=1&ml_rpos=57 Name: A J Shemwell Age: 35 Estimated birth year: abt 1905 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Tennessee Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1940: New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri Farm: Yes Inferred Residence in 1935: New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri Residence in 1935: Same House Resident on farm in 1935: Yes Sheet Number: 21A Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 362 Occupation: Farmer House Owned or Rented: Rented Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: Free Attended School or College: No Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 2nd grade Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 20 Class of Worker: Working on own account Weeks Worked in 1939: 45 Income Other Sources: Yes Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name - Age A J Shemwell 35 Celia Shemwell 32 Madge Shemwell 7 Mera Shemwell 2 Ida Triggs 59 Name: Emma Shemwell Age: 21 Birth Date: abt 1904 Marriage Date: 29 Jul 1925 Marriage Place: Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri Registration Place: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States Spouse: Frank Ward Spouse Age: 30