The Shemwell Family

Tomerlin Family

William Herbert TomerlinAge: 64 years18771942

Name
William Herbert Tomerlin
Given names
William Herbert
Surname
Tomerlin
Birth June 26, 1877 36 25
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterMartha Bell Tomerlin
January 4, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 2 years)
MarriageLou Ann FulkersonView this family
estimated 1896 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#1John Andrew Tomerlin
1897 (Age 19 years)

Death of a sonJohn Andrew Tomerlin
1898 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 daughter
#2Margaret Dayton Tomerlin
July 10, 1899 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
before 1900 (Age 22 years)

Census June 30, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Oscar Lee Tomerlin
July 8, 1908 (Age 31 years)
Census May 12, 1910 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 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 40 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 31, 1920 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherJames Andrew Tomerlin
July 15, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Eva Lou Westerfield
May 10, 1921 (Age 43 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Black Shemwell
December 22, 1921 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
Note: Name:S. B. Shemwell
Birth of a grandson
#2Lawrence Tomerlin Westerfield
January 8, 1923 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Frances Lee Westerfield
September 19, 1924 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherRuth Ellen “Ruthie” Shemwell
February 23, 1926 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Edward Eugene “Eddie” Westerfield
March 29, 1927 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Theda Marie Westerfield
June 1, 1928 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Wilma Bell Westerfield
August 11, 1929 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 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 9, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Bettie Lou Tomerlin
January 30, 1933 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Peggy Neal Tomerlin
August 10, 1934 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Nitra Ruth Tomerlin
August 11, 1936 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Martha Ann Westerfield
September 10, 1936 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Litsey Lynn Tomerlin
November 17, 1938 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Maurice Louis “Moe” Tomerlin
May 1, 1939 (Age 61 years)
Census May 20, 1940 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Linda Jo Westerfield
December 22, 1941 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 January 24, 1942 (Age 64 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pond Run Cemetery
Last change May 22, 202215:06:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Tomerlin FamilyRuth Ellen “Ruthie” Shemwell
Birth: December 1851 19 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 23, 1926Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 23, 1876Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
15 months
himself
Tomerlin FamilyWilliam Herbert Tomerlin
Birth: June 26, 1877 36 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 24, 1942Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Tomerlin FamilyMartha Bell Tomerlin
Birth: January 4, 1880 38 28Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 19, 1960Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Lou Ann Fulkerson - View this family
himself
Tomerlin FamilyWilliam Herbert Tomerlin
Birth: June 26, 1877 36 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 24, 1942Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage: estimated 1896
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
9 years
son

William Herbert Tomerlin has 12 first cousins recorded