The Shemwell Family

Mildred Mae GiesAge: 73 years19081981

Name
Mildred Mae Gies
Given names
Mildred Mae
Surname
Gies
Married name
Mildred Mae Shemwell
Birth estimated 1908 43 19
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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/
MarriageAlton Echolas ShemwellView this family
March 30, 1929 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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
#1Dixie Mae Shemwell
December 25, 1929 (Age 21 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 22 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 42 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 38 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 October 5, 1981 (Age 73 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Royal Palm Memorial Gardens
Last change April 27, 201715:26:32

by: Barry Shemwell
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Mildred Mae Gies
Birth: estimated 1908 43 19Nankin, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: October 5, 1981Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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husband
Alton Echolas Shemwell
Birth: January 29, 1905 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 20, 1992Palm Beach, Florida, United States
herself
Mildred Mae Gies
Birth: estimated 1908 43 19Nankin, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: October 5, 1981Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Marriage: March 30, 1929Palm Beach, Florida, United States
9 months
daughter
Dixie Mae Shemwell
Birth: December 25, 1929 24 21Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Death: November 13, 2016Mocksville, Davie, North Carolina, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Alton Echolas Shemwell - Household

M? Street West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, AltonheadMW25M24KYKYKYLinemanTelegraph
Shemwell, MildredwifeFW21M21MIMIMI
Shemwell, Dixie MaydaughterFW2mSFLKYMI

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Alton E Shemwell - Household

West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Alton E ShemwellheadMW35KYLinemanTelegraph Co.
Mildred M ShemwellwifeFW31MI
Dixie Mae ShemwelldaughterFW10FL
William Giesfather in lawMW75MI