The Shemwell Family

Sarah E JonesAge: 87 years18611949

Name
Sarah E Jones
Given names
Sarah E
Surname
Jones
Married name
Sarah E Shemwell
Birth August 29, 1861
Note: 1862?
Birth of a sisterAnaliza Alice “Annie” Jones
December 8, 1863 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 18 years)
MarriageJoseph H “Joe” ShemwellView this family
December 20, 1889 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sisterAnaliza Alice “Annie” Jones
December 6, 1900 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Ellen Shemwell
after 1900 (Age 38 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 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 55 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 56 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/
Death of a husbandJoseph H “Joe” Shemwell
August 20, 1924 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 68 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 80 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 84 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Religion
Methodist
before 1949 (Age 87 years)

Death June 2, 1949 (Age 87 years)
Burial 1949 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery: Crescent Hill Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201612:55:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
herself
Sarah E Jones
Birth: August 29, 1861Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 2, 1949Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Family with Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell - View this family
husband
Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell
Birth: December 1858 26 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 20, 1924Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Sarah E Jones
Birth: August 29, 1861Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 2, 1949Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 20, 1889Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
11 years
daughter

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Birth
1862?
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John L Shemwell - Household

Paradise, Muhlenberg, Ky

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Jno L ShemwellM25headM1MinerKYKYKY
Analiza A ShemwellF16wifeM1KYKYKY
Rosa L ShemwellF7mdaughterS-KYKYKY
Sarah E JonesM17-S-KYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph H. Shemwell - Household

Central City Muhlenberg Ky

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Joseph ShemwellheadWMDec 185841M10--KYKYKYCoal miner
Sarah E ShemwellwifeWFAug 186138M1000KYKYTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph H. Shemwell - Household

Bevier, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
J. H. ShemwellheadMW51M20--KYKYKYRetail MerchantGrocery
Sarah E. ShemwellwifeFW48M2000KYTNKYSales LadyGrocery
Eclon ShemwellnephewMW16S---KYKYKYLaborerCoal Mines

Notes: Next door to Brother John