The Shemwell Family

Claude Lester CarverAge: 85 years18801965

Claude Lester Carver
Given names
Claude Lester
Birth March 23, 1880 25 29
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 2 months)
Birth of a brotherFred Moore Carver
March 13, 1885 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Leota Carver
March 1, 1895 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 22 years)
MarriageAmmie Browning LyonView this family
December 24, 1903 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Louise Carver
May 7, 1905 (Age 25 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2Gayle Raymond Carver
November 6, 1913 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#3Lester Glenn Carver
October 19, 1917 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 36 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 37 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 16, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherMiranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 31, 1924 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherMarion Washington Carver
April 13, 1937 (Age 57 years)
Death of a half-brotherWatson Telfred Carver
August 28, 1945 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 61 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 -
Death of a wifeAmmie Browning Lyon
December 31, 1946 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Teresa Kay Carver
April 30, 1949 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 69 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 brotherFred Moore Carver
October 27, 1961 (Age 81 years)
Death of a brotherElmer Otis Carver
May 9, 1965 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 65 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 August 10, 1965 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 8, 202015:47:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 18, 1877Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
14 months
elder brother
14 months
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 Ammie Browning Lyon - View this family
Claude Lester Carver
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 10, 1965Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1903Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
16 months
Mary Louise Carver
Birth: May 7, 1905 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 3, 1992Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 years
Gayle Raymond CarverGayle Raymond Carver
Birth: November 6, 1913 33 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 30, 2006Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Lester Glenn Carver
Birth: October 19, 1917 37 35Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 3, 1975Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Claude Lester Carver has 11 first cousins recorded