The Shemwell Family

Clementine ShemwellAge: 94 years19172011

Name
Clementine Shemwell
Given names
Clementine
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Clementine Ray
Birth August 1, 1917 53 38
Marriage of parentsCharles Lee “Charlie” ShemwellAlice StarksView this family
about 1917

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 5 months)

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 13, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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 1, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Lee “Charlie” Shemwell
December 1, 1932 (Age 15 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Ray
January 8, 1949 (Age 31 years)

Death of a sonThomas Ray
January 8, 1949 (Age 31 years)

Burial of a sonThomas Ray
January 11, 1949 (Age 31 years)
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 motherAlice Starks
April 16, 1974 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 husbandJames McCoy Ray
July 3, 1996 (Age 78 years)

Death September 28, 2011 (Age 94 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Charles Lee “Charlie” Shemwell
Birth: December 1863 41 38Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1932Marshall, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: about 1917
7 months
herself
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
step-father
Private
mother
Family with James McCoy Ray - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
Private
son

Clementine Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Lee “Charlie” Shemwell - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Charles LheadMW52MKYNCTNFarmerFarm
Shemwell, AlicewifeFW40MKYKYKY
Shemwell, ClemintinedaughterFW2-8mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Lee Shemwell - Household

Civil District 4 Oak Level, Marshall Ky.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Charles Lee ShemwellheadMW66S52KYNCTNFarmerFarmN
Alice ShemwellwifeFW50S38KYKYKY
Clemintine ShemwelldaughterFW12S-KYKYKY