The Shemwell Family

Elmer Otis CarverAge: 86 years18791965

Elmer Otis Carver
Given names
Elmer Otis
Birth January 24, 1879 24 28
Birth of a brotherClaude Lester Carver
March 23, 1880 (Age 13 months)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a brotherFred Moore Carver
March 13, 1885 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Leota Carver
March 1, 1895 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 23 years)
MarriageWinnie Ann VickView this family
February 6, 1904 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Christine Carver
1904 (Age 24 years)
Death of a daughterChristine Carver
1905 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Kenneth Mel Carver
January 19, 1907 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Randall Vick Carver
January 17, 1909 (Age 29 years)
Census May 11, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lovell Driskill Carver
June 9, 1911 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5Elmer Terry Carver
October 23, 1913 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a daughter
#6Hilda Imogene “Jean” Carver
April 17, 1917 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 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 7, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Sarah Belle Carver
October 15, 1921 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherMiranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 31, 1924 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Arla Deane Carver
December 25, 1932 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherMarion Washington Carver
April 13, 1937 (Age 58 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dorotha Mel “Dottie” Carver
January 7, 1943 (Age 63 years)
Death of a half-brotherWatson Telfred Carver
August 28, 1945 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 70 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 wifeWinnie Ann Vick
July 23, 1954 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherFred Moore Carver
October 27, 1961 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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 May 9, 1965 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change May 5, 202010:52:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 18, 1877Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
14 months
14 months
younger brother
Claude Lester Carver
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 10, 1965Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger brother
Fred Moore Carver
Birth: March 13, 1885 30 34Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1961Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 years
younger sister
Anna Leota Carver
Birth: March 1, 1895 40 44Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1990Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Fannie Scisson - View this family
Marriage: January 8, 1873Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Watson Telfred Carver
Birth: November 18, 1874 20 23Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 1945Bowie, Texas, United States
Family with Winnie Ann Vick - View this family
Marriage: February 6, 1904Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
11 months
Christine Carver
Birth: 1904 24 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1905Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Kenneth - Liz CarverKenneth Mel Carver
Birth: January 19, 1907 27 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 28, 1991Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Randall Vick Carver
Birth: January 17, 1909 29 29Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 18, 1977Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Lovell Driskill Carver
Birth: June 9, 1911 32 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 10, 1991Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Elmer Terry Carver
Birth: October 23, 1913 34 34Earlington, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 28, 1979Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
4 years
Hilda Imogene “Jean” Carver
Birth: April 17, 1917 38 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 28, 2008Chaffee, Scott, Missouri, United States
5 years
Sarah Belle Carver
Birth: October 15, 1921 42 42Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 2, 2013Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Elmer Otis Carver has 11 first cousins recorded