The Shemwell Family

Homer & Elsie Shemwell's Kids

Francis Virginia “Ginger” ShemwellAge: 76 years19392016

Francis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
Given names
Francis Virginia
Birth December 4, 1939 32 28
Note: Homer Sr. denied Ginger was his daughter. Elsie said he would "sneak" over. -b
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 3 months)
Address: 2602 Autumn
Note: Homer is in both Elsie & J.R, Decker Households - according to Dad he was in the Decker Household - B
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 3 months)
Note: Ginger is in both Elsie & J.R, Decker Households

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 months)

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 -
Birth of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 7 years)
Death of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 7 years)
Census April 3, 1950 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
September 24, 1953 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 10 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 6 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 of a maternal grandmotherClara Virginia “Daisy” Lockridge
April 22, 1982 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherElsie Mae Williams
September 5, 1990 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherLeonard Homer Shemwell Sr.
November 29, 1993 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherLeonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
March 23, 2009 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
August 5, 2009 (Age 69 years)
Death October 1, 2016 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Memphis Memory Gardens
Last change August 10, 202216:00:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 21, 1929Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder brother
Homer - Sandra 50th. AnniversaryLeonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 15, 1930 23 19Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 23, 2009Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States
16 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
Homer & Elsie Shemwell's KidsThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
Birth: December 18, 1933 26 22Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 2009Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
Homer & Elsie Shemwell's KidsFrancis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
Birth: December 4, 1939 32 28Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1, 2016Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Hazel E Godwin - View this family
Hazel ShemwellHazel E Godwin
Birth: April 5, 1921 34 18Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
Death: September 2, 2007Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Ronald Wynn Shemwell
Birth: July 10, 1947 40 26Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 1947Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Francis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded