The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Randolph ShemwellAge: 93 years19182011

Name
Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell
Given names
Elizabeth Randolph
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Elizabeth Randolph Skerritt
Birth April 12, 1918 53 44
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/
Death of a fatherJudge Robert Lee Shemwell
April 5, 1919 (Age 11 months)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 20 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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 16, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a motherWilhelmina Queen “Willie” Bourland
August 9, 1959 (Age 41 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Lee Shemwell Jr.
February 18, 1963 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterMary Catherine Shemwell
1968 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterAdeline Olivia Shemwell
February 22, 1973 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterHelen Rebecca Shemwell
January 28, 1975 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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
Death of a sisterJulia Clark Shemwell
January 26, 1987 (Age 68 years)

Death of a brotherRev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
August 27, 1994 (Age 76 years)
Death of a husbandRobert Donald Skerritt
November 23, 1996 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Eleanor Shemwell
December 27, 2006 (Age 88 years)
Death November 17, 2011 (Age 93 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Columbarium
Last change August 25, 201913:10:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 12, 1896Calloway, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
18 months
elder sister
Helen Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: August 18, 1898 33 24Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1975Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder sister
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: May 31, 1900 35 26Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1901Benton, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Adeline Olivia Shemwell
Birth: May 1902 37 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1973Washington, District of Columbia, United States
21 months
elder sister
Laura Bell Shemwell
Birth: January 15, 1904 38 29Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 1904Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
14 months
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
Robert Lee Shemwell Jr.
Birth: December 27, 1906 41 32Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 18, 1963Riverdale, Prince Georges, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder sister
23 months
elder brother
Rev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 17, 1910 45 36Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1994Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Margaret Wayne Shemwell
Birth: January 12, 1913 47 38Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 1914Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
5 years
herself
Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1918 53 44Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 17, 2011Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
Family with Robert Donald Skerritt - View this family
husband
Robert Donald Skerritt
Birth: November 15, 1909Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: November 23, 1996Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
herself
Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1918 53 44Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 17, 2011Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell has 22 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Willie Queen Bourland - Household

Maiden Lane Benton Marshall Ky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, WillieheadFW45WKYKYKY
Shemwell, MarydaughterFW22SKYKYKYClerical Worker? Washington ?
Shemwell, HelendaughterFW20SKYKYKYClerical WorkerWashington DC ?
Shemwell, AdelinedaughterFW19SKYKYKY
Shemwell, JuliadaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Shemwell, RobertsonMW13SKYKYKY
Shemwell, DorothydaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AlbertsonMW9SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW1SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Willie Queen Bourland - Household

Maiden Lane Benton, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Willie ShemwellheadO3500FW56W22NoYesKYKYKYNone
Albert ShemwellsonMW19S30NoYesKYKYKYNone
Elizabeth ShemwelldaughterFW12S30YesYesKYKYKYNone