The Shemwell Family

Clementine ShemwellAge: 94 years19172011

Clementine Shemwell
Given names
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-
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 - also add to Place of burial: 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 -
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. -
Death of a husbandJames McCoy Ray
July 3, 1996 (Age 78 years)

Death September 28, 2011 (Age 94 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:39

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

Clementine Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded