The Shemwell Family

Ida Jones

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

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellView this family
January 1, 1901
DivorceJohn Morton “Jack” ShemwellView this family
November 1906
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia Juanita Shemwell
before 1908

MarriageBenjamin H KittrellView this family
November 23, 1911
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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/
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a husbandJohn Morton “Jack” Shemwell
May 12, 1951
Cause: Lukemia
Burial of a husbandJohn Morton “Jack” Shemwell
May 15, 1951
Cemetery: 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Family with John Morton “Jack” Shemwell - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Marriage: January 1, 1901Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Divorce: November 1906Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
8 years
daughter
Family with Benjamin H Kittrell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 23, 1911Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
John Morton “Jack” Shemwell + Maude D Stevens - View this family
ex-husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 1911
-3 years
step-son
Arvin Owen “Buster” Shemwell
Adoption:
Birth: September 24, 1908 19Missouri, United States
Death: November 4, 1951Missouri, United States
John Morton “Jack” Shemwell + Attie G Speece - View this family
ex-husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 9, 1907Henry, Missouri, United States

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