The Shemwell Family

Pearline AllisonAge: 60 years19071967

Pearline Allison
Given names
Married name
Pearline Shemwell
Birth 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 10 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 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 -
MarriageWilliam Ewing ShemwellView this family
before 1928 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Anna Joyce Shemwell
April 1, 1929 (Age 22 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Address: Pigeon Township
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Phillip D Brown
October 4, 1961 (Age 54 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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. -
Death 1967 (Age 60 years)

Cemetery: Tupman Cemetery
Last change December 26, 201509:40:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Ewing Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: before 1928
15 months
Anna Joyce Shemwell
Birth: April 1, 1929 21 22Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Death: August 23, 2018Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
William Ewing Shemwell + Mildred Brandon - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: estimated 1968

No family available

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Ewing Shemwell - Household

Riverside Drive Evansville, Vanderburg, Indiana

Shemwell, EwingheadMW22M21KYKYKYWrapperCigar Factory
Shemwell, PearlinewifeFW22M21ILILIL
Shemwell, Joyce AdaughterFW1MINKYIL

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Ewing Shemwell - Household

Evansville, Pigeon Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, USA

Ewing ShemwellheadMW33KYMechanicCigar Factory
Pearline ShemwellwifeFW32ID
Joyce ShemwelldaughterFW11ID