The Shemwell Family

Ida Jones

Ida Jones
Given names
Married name
Ida Kittrell
Married name
Ida Shemwell
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
MarriageJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellView this family
January 1, 1901
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia Juanita Shemwell
about 1902
DivorceJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellView this family
November 1906
MarriageBenjamin H KittrellView this family
November 23, 1911
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Polio Epidemic

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

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
Marriage of a childForrest Leffler ThompsonVirginia Juanita ShemwellView this family
about 1923

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The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 husbandJohn Morton “Jack” Shemwell
May 12, 1951
Cause: Lukemia

Burial of a husbandJohn Morton “Jack” Shemwell
May 15, 1951
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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. -

Family with John Morton “Jack” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: January 1, 1901Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Divorce: November 1906Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
2 years
Family with Benjamin H Kittrell - View this family
Marriage: November 23, 1911Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
John Morton “Jack” Shemwell + Maude D Carey - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 18, 1911
-3 years
Arvin Owen “Buster” Shemwell
Birth: September 24, 1908Clinton, Henry, Missouri, United States
Death: November 4, 1951San Mateo, California, United States
John Morton “Jack” Shemwell + Attie G Speece - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 9, 1907Henry, Missouri, United States
Jewell Morton Shemwell
Birth: October 28, 1907 27 22Clinton, Missouri, United States
Death: February 16, 1977Sacramento, California, United States

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