The Shemwell Family

Mary Shemwell1894

Mary Shemwell
Given names
Also known as
Mary Stites
Birth November 1894 21 19
Death of a fatherEdward Lee Shemwell
December 7, 1896 (Age 2 years)
Cause: Consumption
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 -
Marriage of a parentProf. Horace Luster StitesAlma M CockrellView this family
September 11, 1899 (Age 4 years)
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHugh Dinsmore Stites
September 16, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterHelen Stites
1905 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRichard Stites
August 6, 1907 (Age 12 years)
Census April 14, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam David Shemwell
August 26, 1913 (Age 18 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Cause: Cancer of the Liver
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 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 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 paternal grandmotherLucy Elizabeth Platte
March 11, 1929 (Age 34 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 -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 -
Death of a motherAlma M Cockrell
March 8, 1949 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 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 -
Death of a half-brotherHugh Dinsmore Stites
November 5, 1960 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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 half-brotherRichard Stites
August 28, 1984 (Age 89 years)

Last change April 2, 201912:45:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Additional Info
April 2, 2019

by: Barry Shemwell
Note: Marriage - Louis M Pace
Note: Louis Marcus Pace
Family with parents - View this family
Edward Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 15, 1873 26 23Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 7, 1896Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 11, 1893
15 months
Mother’s family with Prof. Horace Luster Stites - View this family
Marriage: September 11, 1899Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Divorce: after February 1920Oklahoma, United States
1 year
Hugh Dinsmore Stites
Birth: September 16, 1900 38 25Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 5, 1960Oregon, United States
5 years
3 years
Richard Stites
Birth: August 6, 1907 44 32Missouri, United States
Death: August 28, 1984Washington, United States

Mary Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Prof. Horace L Stites - Household

Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri

Stites, HorusheadWMAug186138M0MOTNTNFarmer
Stites, Alma MwifeWFDec187425M011MOKYKY
Stites, AudradaughterWFNov18936SMOMOMO
Stites, MarydaughterWFNov18945SMOMOMO
Rentchler, BarryservantWMJUN184525SNYNYNY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Prof. Horace Luster Stites - Household

Band Street Canadian, Pittsburg, Oklahoma

Stites, Horace LheadMW47M210MOTNTNTeacherHigh School
Stites, AlmawifeFW36M210MOKYKY
Stites, AudreydaughterFW16SMOMOMO
Stites, HughsonMW9SMOMOMO
Stites, RichardsonMW2SMOMOMO
Shemwell, Marystep daughterFW15SMOMOMO

Additional Info
Additional Info
Louis Marcus Pace 1890–1953 Birth 12 DEC 1890 • Talihina, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory Death 4 JUL 1953 • Wilburton,Latimer County,Oklahoma Louis is Married(Mary?) 6-5-1917 Prior OK. WW1 Draft No kids? Married 10 Sep 1923 to Exie Jewell Gathright. 1910, 30 & 40 living in Wilburton, Latimer, Oklahoma Searched for 1920 Census in Wilburton, Latimer, Oklahoma?? - no luck.