The Shemwell Family

Elmer James ShamelAge: 91 years18931985

Name
Elmer James Shamel
Given names
Elmer James
Surname
Shamel
Birth February 19, 1893 32 26
Birth of a sisterMay V Shamel
September 30, 1894 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a sisterClara Elizabeth Shamel
about 1897 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterMay V Shamel
February 9, 1897 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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
Birth of a brotherRussell Dean Shamel
December 28, 1898 (Age 5 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Elizabeth Shamel
January 18, 1901 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherBert Albert Shamel
February 15, 1904 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherVirlinda Nelson
October 22, 1906 (Age 13 years)

Census April 30, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Rollin Shamel
September 11, 1916 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 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 23 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 24 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/
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Margie Lorraine Shamel
October 28, 1923 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 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 30, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherJames Albert Shamel
December 29, 1934 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Angina Pericarditis

Census April 1, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherEmma McLaughlin
1942 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 sisterClara Elizabeth Shamel
1959 (Age 65 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Homer Shamel
October 29, 1962 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 of a sisterAgnes D Shamel
January 13, 1981 (Age 87 years)
Death of a wifeAlma Louvina Irick
December 30, 1984 (Age 91 years)
Cause: Cancer
Death January 1985 (Age 91 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Saint Charles Memorial Gardens
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father
mother
Marriage: March 17, 1889Texas, Missouri, United States
-1 months
elder brother
19 months
elder sister
Agnes D Shamel
Birth: September 11, 1890 29 24Washington, United States
Death: January 13, 1981St. Louis, Missouri, United States
2 years
himself
Elmer James Shamel
Birth: February 19, 1893 32 26Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: January 1985St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States
19 months
younger sister
May V Shamel
Birth: September 30, 1894 33 28Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1897Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Russell Dean Shamel
Birth: December 28, 1898 38 32Missouri, United States
Death: March 18, 1992Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ruth Elizabeth Shamel
Birth: January 18, 1901 40 34Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 2001Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
Bert ShamelBert Albert Shamel
Birth: February 15, 1904 43 37Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: June 3, 1997Laguna Niguel, Orange, California, United States
Family with Alma Louvina Irick - View this family
himself
Elmer James Shamel
Birth: February 19, 1893 32 26Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: January 1985St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States
wife
Alma Louvina Irick
Birth: April 2, 1896Franklin, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: December 30, 1984St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
son
James Rollin Shamel
Birth: September 11, 1916 23 20Missouri, United States
Death: August 13, 2008Bridgeton, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
7 years
daughter
Margie Lorraine Shamel
Birth: October 28, 1923 30 27Missouri, United States
Death: February 14, 2018Missouri, United States

Elmer James Shamel has 34 first cousins recorded