The Shemwell Family

Katie Thomas MossAge: 69 years18911960

Katie Thomas Moss
Given names
Katie Thomas
Married name
Katie Thomas Shemwell
Birth 1891
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 -
MarriageMarvin Browden ShemwellView this family
about 1908 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Sonora Alberta Shemwell
June 5, 1909 (Age 18 years)
Census April 14, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Catherine Shemwell
May 3, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Evelyn L Shemwell
December 16, 1911 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 -
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Iris Moss Shemwell
May 21, 1923 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Gloria Eugene “Jean” Moss
October 18, 1925 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Marvin Thomas Russell
September 9, 1929 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 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 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Leonard Dean Russell
November 2, 1931 (Age 40 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childOrval Glenn PurcellSonora Alberta ShemwellView this family
after 1940 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 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 55 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 April 30, 1960 (Age 69 years)
Last change January 7, 201716:26:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Marvin Browden Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: about 1908Ballard, Kentucky, United States
17 months
11 months
19 months
Evelyn L Shemwell
Birth: December 16, 1911 27 20Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1985McCracken, Kentucky, United States
11 years
Iris Moss Shemwell
Birth: May 21, 1923 38 32LaCenter, Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 10, 2004Melborn, Brevard, Florida, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Marvin Browden Shemwell - Household

Blandville & Slater Road Ballard, KY

Marvin ShemwellheadMW25M11KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Katie ShemwellwifeFW19M1111KYKYKY
Sonora ShemwelldaughterFW10mMKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Marvin B Shemwell - Household

Hinkleville, Ballard, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Marvin BheadMW35MKYKYKYFramerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, Katie TwifeFW28MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Sonora AdaughterFW10MKYKYKY
Shemwell, CatherinedaughterFW9MKYKYKY
Shemwell, EvelyndaughterFW8MKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Marvin B. Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Ballard, Ky.

Marvin B. ShemwellheadMW45M24KYKYKYFarmerGeneral armN
Katie Thomas wifeFW38M17KYKYKY
Evelyn L. ShemwelldaughterFW18S-KYKYKY
Iris M. ShemwelldaughterFW6S-KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Marvin Browden Shemwell - Household

S. 9th St. Murphysboro, Jackson, IL

Marvin ShemwellheadMW55MILCairoILWaiterRestaurant
Katie ShemwellwifeFW49MILCairoILHouse Wife
Iris ShemwelldaughterFW16SILCairoIL