The Shemwell Family

Doris Mae ShemwellAge: 48 years19241973

Name
Doris Mae Shemwell
Given names
Doris Mae
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Doris Mae Kingstedt
Married name
Doris Mae McCormick
Birth April 29, 1924 46 39
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Hamilton Penland
September 12, 1925 (Age 16 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 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 5 years)
Marriage of a parentWalter Winston Shemwell Sr.Bernice M ClarkView this family
August 21, 1938 (Age 14 years)
Census April 1940 (Age 15 years)
Religious marriageCharles Morley KingstedtView this family
February 19, 1944 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 daughter
#1Gail Diane Kingstedt
November 19, 1945 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Carol Ann Kingstedt
February 7, 1947 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 38 years)
Death of a husbandCharles Morley Kingstedt
August 13, 1969 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherMary Emma Penland
January 10, 1970 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherWalter Winston Shemwell Jr.
January 2, 1971 (Age 46 years)
Death of a half-brotherMarcus Amadens “Mark” Shemwell
March 2, 1971 (Age 46 years)
Civil marriageCharles W McCormickView this family
November 9, 1971 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 1973 (Age 48 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Palm Downtown Cemetery
Last change July 4, 202117:07:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 7, 1915Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
1 year
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
elder 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
5 years
herself
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
Nathan B Hunter
Birth: October 30, 1880McDowell, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 17, 1907Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
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
3 years
half-sister
Family with Charles W McCormick - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 9, 1971Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States
Family with Charles Morley Kingstedt - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 19, 1944Richmond, Virginia, United States
21 months
daughter
Gail Diane Kingstedt
Birth: November 19, 1945 28 21Richmond, Virginia, United States
Death: August 23, 2000Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States
15 months
daughter
Carol Ann Kingstedt
Birth: February 7, 1947 30 22Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 1979

Doris Mae Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded

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