The Shemwell Family

Nina Lesley PenlandAge: 75 years18921968

Nina Lesley Penland
Given names
Nina Lesley
Birth March 1892 46 28
Birth of a brotherGay Harvey Penland
March 22, 1895 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 -
Census June 6, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherMartha E. “Mattie” Moore
February 18, 1904 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandJessie B NicholsonView this family
November 21, 1904 (Age 12 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 18 years)
Death of a half-brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 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 -
Death of a fatherRobert Hamilton Penland
September 12, 1925 (Age 33 years)
Death of a brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
March 10, 1928 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherGay Harvey Penland
August 3, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Death of a half-brotherJohn Robert Penland
July 18, 1931 (Age 39 years)
Death of a half-sisterMartha Adeline “Addie” Penland
February 7, 1935 (Age 42 years)
Death of a half-brotherAlbert Aston Penland
January 1, 1939 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherCharles Wesley Penland
January 23, 1945 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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. -
Death about 1968 (Age 75 years)

Last change February 24, 201619:20:18

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
18 months
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
younger brother
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger 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 Harriett Eliza Burgin - View this family
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
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
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
19 months
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
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
Father’s family with Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

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

Grassy Creek, Mitchell, North Carolina

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

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mary Emma Penland - Household

1910 Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina - Mary Hunter

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