The Shemwell Family

Shemwell and Stagner Family

Reva E EllisAge: 88 years19071996

Reva E Ellis
Given names
Reva E
Married name
Reva E Killebrew
Birth February 7, 1907 37 28
Birth of a sisterGeneva Ianthia Ellis
May 8, 1911 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterVerna Aline Ellis
May 14, 1916 (Age 9 years)
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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherZerutus Doretta Morris
June 13, 1917 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherIra Louis Ellis Jr.
October 18, 1918 (Age 11 years)

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-
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 -
Birth of a brotherWilliam H Ellis
November 2, 1921 (Age 14 years)
Death of a half-sisterEdna May Ellis
September 3, 1922 (Age 15 years)
Cause: Gunshot - Accidental
Note: Had no doctor. Instant death from accidental discharge of shot gun in hands of 8 year old boy (Troy Shemwell)
Burial of a half-sisterEdna May Ellis
September 4, 1922 (Age 15 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Standing Rock Cemetery
MarriageEarl Harvey KillebrewView this family
May 11, 1924 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Knox Polk Stagner
July 7, 1935 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherLucy Evelyn Stagner
July 6, 1944 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
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 -
Death of a fatherIra Louis Ellis
September 2, 1946 (Age 39 years)
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 -
Death of a half-sisterVera Clair Ellis
February 24, 1955 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandEarl Harvey Killebrew
March 23, 1958 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-brotherThomas Marshall Ellis
April 10, 1962 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam H Ellis
October 19, 1963 (Age 56 years)
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. -
Death of a brotherIra Louis Ellis Jr.
December 27, 1976 (Age 69 years)

Death of a sisterGeneva Ianthia Ellis
September 12, 1982 (Age 75 years)
Death January 9, 1996 (Age 88 years)
Last change June 27, 201900:04:23

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 12, 1906Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
Shemwell and Stagner FamilyReva E Ellis
Birth: February 7, 1907 37 28Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1996Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Shemwell and Stagner FamilyGeneva Ianthia Ellis
Birth: May 8, 1911 42 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 12, 1982Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister
Verna Aline Ellis
Birth: May 14, 1916 47 37Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1996Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
William H Ellis
Birth: November 2, 1921 52 42Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 19, 1963Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Father’s family with Cassandra Ruth “Sandy” Carr - View this family
Marriage: November 1, 1892Stewart, Tennessee, United States
13 months
Vera Clair Ellis
Birth: November 25, 1893 24 19Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1955Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, United States
20 months
Edna May Ellis
Birth: July 23, 1895 26 21Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 3, 1922Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
23 months
Thomas Marshall Ellis
Birth: June 9, 1897 28 23Tennessee, United States
Death: April 10, 1962Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States
Mother’s family with Samuel J Bumpus - View this family
Marriage: July 28, 1903Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Earl Harvey Killebrew - View this family
Earl Harvey Killebrew
Birth: January 17, 1906Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 23, 1958Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Shemwell and Stagner FamilyReva E Ellis
Birth: February 7, 1907 37 28Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1996Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: May 11, 1924Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Reva E Ellis has 42 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (42)

Parents Lonel Desmond Hargis + Mary Addie Stagner
1Arthur Hargis18861900
2James Roy Hargis18891971
Parents Joseph Clemons Ross + Maniza Jane Stagner
2Maggie Payton Ross18961918
3Sallie May Ross18981983
4Lela Vivian Ross19001933
5Joseph Samuel Ross19011987
6Edgar Free Ross19041925
7Frank Glen Ross19061992
8Reuben Gray Ross19101990
Parents William Neal Stimpson + Clementine Stagner
3Ida Irene Stimpson18981992
5Samuel Stimpson19031965
7Ruth Fay Stimpson19091993
8Joe Stimpson19111974
9Louie Stimpson19131972
Parents Samuel Franklin Miles + Genevieve Lee “Jennie” Stagner
1Grady Wilson Miles19061960
3Perry Leslie Miles19081956
6Mary Ethel Miles19151916
7Infant Miles19171917
Parents James Henry Walker + Florence Lillie Stagner
4Marvin E Walker19212009
Parents John Douglas “Johnnie” Shemwell + Gracy Pearl Stagner
Parents Isaac Brandon Stagner + Annie Lee Stimson
1Morris Stagner19182001
2Gordon Stagner19211921