The Shemwell Family

Grace Parlee “Gracie” GodfreyAge: 89 years19112001

Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Given names
Grace Parlee
Married name
Grace Parlee DeBaun
Birth October 28, 1911 51 30
Marriage of a parentWilliam TriggIda Lee WilliamsView this family
May 18, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 1920 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Civil marriageVirgil Martin DeBaunView this family
February 14, 1931 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 38 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 motherIda Lee Williams
June 19, 1963 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-sisterEmma C Shemwell
about February 26, 1974 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 husbandVirgil Martin DeBaun
December 30, 1980 (Age 69 years)
Death of a half-brotherAndrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell
June 10, 1996 (Age 84 years)
Death June 27, 2001 (Age 89 years)
Burial 2001 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery: Watonga IOOF Cemetery
Last change March 12, 201817:10:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated December 1909New Madrid, Missouri, United States
23 months
Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Birth: October 28, 1911 51 30Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: June 27, 2001Thomas, Custer, Oklahoma, United States
Father’s family with Mary Craig - View this family
Marriage: February 13, 1889Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Victoria Forrest - View this family
Marriage: July 22, 1893Lake, Tennessee, United States
-9 years
12 years
12 years
Mother’s family with Thomas Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: April 27, 1901Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell
Birth: July 22, 1904 35 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 10, 1996Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States
2 years
Emma C Shemwell
Birth: July 24, 1906 37 25Tennessee, United States
Death: about February 26, 1974Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States
Mother’s family with William Trigg - View this family
Marriage: May 18, 1916Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
Family with Virgil Martin DeBaun - View this family
Virgil Martin DeBaun
Birth: March 22, 1905East Prairie, Mississippi, Missouri, United States
Death: December 30, 1980Oklahoma, United States
Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Birth: October 28, 1911 51 30Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: June 27, 2001Thomas, Custer, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: February 14, 1931New Madrid, Missouri, United States

Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Trigg - Household

1920 La Font New Madrid Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Wm TriggheadMW57MTNKYTNFarmerFarm
Ida TriggwifeFW39MTNTNTN
Andrew Shemwellstep sonMW16STNTNTN
Emma Shemwellstep daughterFW14STNTNTN
Gracey Godfreystep daughterFW9SMOTNTN