The Shemwell Family

Mary Emma PenlandAge: 85 years18841970

Name
Mary Emma Penland
Given names
Mary Emma
Surname
Penland
Married name
Mary Emma Shemwell
Married name
Mary Emma Hunter
Birth August 17, 1884 38 39
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandMartha E. “Mattie” MooreView this family
March 4, 1886 (Age 18 months)
Death of a motherHarriett Eliza Burgin
between 1884 and 1886

Birth of a half-brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
June 28, 1888 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBonnie E. Penland
October 1890 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNina Lesley Penland
March 1892 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGay Harvey Penland
March 22, 1895 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCharles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 6, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Note: Census states Mary was a step daughter.. We think she is Mattie's step daughter - Roberts daughter with Harriett Burgin. -b & d
Religious marriageNathan B HunterView this family
December 24, 1901 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Rose Hunter
December 30, 1902 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandJessie B NicholsonView this family
November 21, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Elizabeth Hunter
December 17, 1905 (Age 21 years)
Death of a daughterRose Hunter
May 22, 1906 (Age 21 years)
Death of a husbandNathan B Hunter
September 17, 1907 (Age 23 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Note: Says Nina Penrod is sister & Jane Penrod is Aunt.
Death of a brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 28 years)
Death of a half-sisterMinnie Marion Young
June 25, 1913 (Age 28 years)

MarriageWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.View this family
September 7, 1915 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Harriett Virginia Shemwell
August 31, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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/
Birth of a son
#4Walter Winston Shemwell Jr.
September 7, 1919 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Lee SlagleMary Elizabeth HunterView this family
November 24, 1921 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Doris Mae Shemwell
April 29, 1924 (Age 39 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Hamilton Penland
September 12, 1925 (Age 41 years)
Death of a half-brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
March 10, 1928 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Rockco GoodingMary Elizabeth HunterView this family
March 31, 1928 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a half-brotherGay Harvey Penland
August 3, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Robert Penland
July 18, 1931 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Adeline “Addie” Penland
February 7, 1935 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childClinton E WeyandHarriett Virginia ShemwellView this family
February 6, 1937 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherAlbert Aston Penland
January 1, 1939 (Age 54 years)
Census April 1940 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Morley KingstedtDoris Mae ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 19, 1944 (Age 59 years)
Death of a half-brotherCharles Wesley Penland
January 23, 1945 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Gail Diane Kingstedt
November 19, 1945 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Carol Ann Kingstedt
February 7, 1947 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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 husbandWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.
February 26, 1963 (Age 78 years)
Death of a half-sisterNina Lesley Penland
about 1968 (Age 83 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 January 10, 1970 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Address: Plot: Col. of Independence - F. M., Lot 0, Space 33462
Cemetery: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change June 30, 202112:48:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
elder brother
Albert Aston Penland
Birth: June 4, 1867 21 21Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1939Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder sister
Martha Adeline “Addie” Penland
Birth: June 24, 1870 24 24Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 7, 1935Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
elder brother
Samuel P. Penland
Birth: October 5, 1879 33 34Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 26, 1913Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
5 years
herself
Father’s family with Martha E. “Mattie” Moore - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
half-brother
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-sister
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death:
18 months
half-sister
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
half-brother
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
half-brother
Charles Wesley Penland
Birth: October 5, 1897 51 34Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 23, 1945Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States
Mother’s family with S M Young - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 1, 1859Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
4 years
half-sister
Minnie Marion Young
Birth: September 1, 1863 18North Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1913
Family with Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 7, 1915Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
1 year
daughter
Harriett Virginia Shemwell
Birth: August 31, 1916 38 32Ashville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 14, 2000Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
son
Walter Winston Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 7, 1919 41 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 2, 1971Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
5 years
daughter
Family with Nathan B Hunter - View this family
husband
Nathan B Hunter
Birth: October 30, 1880McDowell, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 17, 1907Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
herself
Marriage: December 24, 1901Burke, North Carolina, United States
1 year
daughter
Rose Hunter
Birth: December 30, 1902 22 18Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 22, 1906Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. + Maude Elanor Thompson - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: October 4, 1899Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Divorce: July 3, 1915El Paso, Colorado, United States
9 years
step-son
Walter Winston Shemwell Sr. + Bernice M Clark - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Bernice M Clark
Birth: March 21, 1876Kansas, United States
Death: February 11, 1956Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage: August 21, 1938Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Robert Hamilton Penland - Household

Grassy Creek, Mitchell, North Carolina

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Penland, Robert HheadWMNov184554M14NCNCNCMinister
Penland, Martha EwifeWFAug186237M1465NCNCNC
Penland, Raymond HsonWMJun188812SNCNCNCAt School
Penland, Bonnie EdaughterWFOct18909SNCNCNC
Penland, Nina OdaughterWFMar18927SNCNCNC
Penland, Gay HsonWMMay18955SNCNCNC
Penland, Charles WsonWMOct18972SNCNCNC
Penland, Mary Estep daughterWFAug188415SNCNCNCHouse Work
Penland, Eliza JsisterWFFeb194852SNCNCNCHouse Work

Census
Census states Mary was a step daughter.. We think she is Mattie's step daughter - Roberts daughter with Harriett Burgin. -b & d
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mary Emma Penland - Household

1910 Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina - Mary Hunter

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Hunter, MaryheadFW24Wd11NCNCNCDrugestDrug Store
Hunter, ElizabethdaughterFW4SGANCNC
Penland, NinasisterFW17SNCNCNCClerkDry Goods Store
Penland, JaneauntFW60SNCNCNC

Census
Says Nina Penrod is sister & Jane Penrod is Aunt.
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Mary Emma Hunter - Household

Ashville, Buncombe, NC

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Mary E ShemwellheadR30NoFW44WdNCNCNCManagerRooming House
Harriet V ShemwelldaughterFW13SNCKYNC
Walter W Shemwell Jr.sonMW10SNCKYNC
Doris M ShemwelldaughterFW5SNCKYNC

Mary says she is widowed

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Mary Emma Penland - Household

N. Blvd. Richmond City VA.

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchEdBPFBPMBPResFarmOccupationIndustryEmpWksIncVetWar
Mary E ShemwellheadFW55Wd31NCHouse keeperBoarding House
George R Goodingson-in-lawMW43M31NCElectrical serviceBusiness
Elizabeth M GoodingdaughterFW36M24GA
Walter W Shemwell Jr.sonMW20SNCGrocery clerkRetail Grocery store
Doris M ShemwelldaughterFW15S47NC
George C HarrislodgerMW33MNCPost office inspectorU.S. Government
Madge F HarrislodgerFW36MNC
Jessie FugualodgerFW46WdVACigarette packerTobacco Mfg.
Blanche BobbittlodgerFW34MNCstore detectiveretail dept. store
Euenice B ShepplodgerFW34SVAstenographerutility
Carroll S NicholslodgerMW56MVTdisplay managerretail dept. store