The Shemwell Family

Gay Harvey PenlandAge: 35 years18951930

Name
Gay Harvey Penland
Given names
Gay Harvey
Surname
Penland
Birth March 22, 1895 49 31
Birth of a brotherCharles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 5 years)
Death of a motherMartha E. “Mattie” Moore
February 18, 1904 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandJessie B NicholsonView this family
November 21, 1904 (Age 9 years)
Death of a half-brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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/
Death of a fatherRobert Hamilton Penland
September 12, 1925 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
March 10, 1928 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 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
Death August 3, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Last change February 24, 201619:20:43

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
Death:
18 months
elder sister
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
himself
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
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
half-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
half-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
half-sister
19 months
half-brother
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
half-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
half-sister
Father’s family with Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

Gay Harvey Penland has 0 first cousins recorded

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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