The Shemwell Family

Harriett Virginia ShemwellAge: 83 years19162000

Name
Harriett Virginia Shemwell
Given names
Harriett Virginia
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Harriett Virginia Weyand
Birth August 31, 1916 38 32
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 (Age 4 months)

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 16 months)

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 brotherWalter Winston Shemwell Jr.
September 7, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
February 1, 1922 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 13 years)
MarriageClinton E WeyandView this family
February 6, 1937 (Age 20 years)
Marriage of a parentWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.Bernice M ClarkView this family
August 21, 1938 (Age 21 years)
Census May 9, 1940 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 33 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 fatherWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.
February 26, 1963 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherMary Emma Penland
January 10, 1970 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherWalter Winston Shemwell Jr.
January 2, 1971 (Age 54 years)
Death of a half-brotherMarcus Amadens “Mark” Shemwell
March 2, 1971 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandClinton E Weyand
May 12, 1975 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 February 14, 2000 (Age 83 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
herself
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
younger brother
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
sister
Private
Father’s family with Maude Elanor Thompson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 4, 1899Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Divorce: July 3, 1915El Paso, Colorado, United States
9 years
half-brother
Father’s family with Bernice M Clark - View this family
father
step-mother
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
Mother’s family with Nathan B Hunter - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1901Burke, North Carolina, United States
1 year
half-sister
Rose Hunter
Birth: December 30, 1902 22 18Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 22, 1906Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
2 years
half-sister
Family with Clinton E Weyand - View this family
husband
Clinton E Weyand
Birth: June 20, 1912 44 33New York, United States
Death: May 12, 1975Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
herself
Harriett Virginia Shemwell
Birth: August 31, 1916 38 32Ashville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 14, 2000Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage: February 6, 1937Broward, Florida, United States

Harriett Virginia Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clinton E Weyand - Household

431 11th Street Cairo, Alexander, Illinois

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Weyand, ClintonXheadMW27MNYsame houseTravel BureauAgent
Weyand, Harriett VwifeFW23MNCAshvilleBuncombeNC
Weyand, FlorencemotherFW64WdILsame house