The Shemwell Family

Walter Winston Shemwell Jr.Age: 51 years19191971

Name
Walter Winston Shemwell Jr.
Given names
Walter Winston
Surname
Shemwell
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth September 7, 1919 41 35
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
February 1, 1922 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Marriage of a parentWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.Bernice M ClarkView this family
August 21, 1938 (Age 18 years)
Census April 1940 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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 43 years)
Death of a motherMary Emma Penland
January 10, 1970 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 2, 1971 (Age 51 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change April 17, 201608:57:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
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
himself
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 Private - View this family
himself
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
wife
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

Walter Winston Shemwell Jr. has 13 first cousins recorded