The Shemwell Family

Mildred “Hettie” PidcockAge: 71 years18721943

Name
Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Given names
Mildred
Surname
Pidcock
Nickname
Hettie
Married name
Mildred Pickard
Married name
Mildred Ferguson
Birth 1872 39 37
Birth of a brotherJohn William Pidcock
July 25, 1877 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 7, 1880 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a fatherJohn Pidcock
before 1900 (Age 28 years)

Death of a sisterMiranda E Pidcock
October 4, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherMary Ann Shemwell
April 11, 1915 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 46 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a sisterAmanda E “Manda” Pidcock
April 7, 1929 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Face Cancer
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a husbandMaynard F Ferguson
1932 (Age 60 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death February 16, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Last change July 7, 201616:28:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Marriage: April 23, 1856Todd, Kentucky, United States
20 months
elder brother
Horatio Pidcock
Birth: 1857 24 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death:
7 years
elder sister
Miranda E Pidcock
Birth: December 22, 1863 30 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1900Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
-4 years
elder sister
Amanda E “Manda” Pidcock
Birth: October 8, 1859 26 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 7, 1929Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
13 years
herself
Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
6 years
younger brother
John William Pidcock
Birth: July 25, 1877 44 43Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1964Indiana, United States
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Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
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Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States

Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock has 50 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (42)

Parents John Franklin Driskell + Barbara Jane Shemwell
4F A Driskell1855
Parents John L Tabb + Martha Ellen Shemwell
1Thomas W Tabb18471906
3Mary Jane Tabb18521917
4John R Tabb18561945
5Joseph Warner Tabb18561933
6Susan E Tabb1859
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskell + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents William Henry Shemwell + Elizabeth Jane Tomerlin
3Leroy J Shemwell18581906
4James H Shemwell18611906
7Mattie V Shemwell18741914
Parents Samuel Black Shemwell + Martha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
3John L Shemwell18541917
6Samuel M Shemwell18611935
Parents John Patrick Shemwell Jr. + Mary Hester Sherrod
2Willie Shemwell18711875
3Etta Bell Shemwell18721942
Parents James Lewis Shemwell + Eliza Ann “Lizia” Latham
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Pidcock - Household

Paradise, Muhlenberg, KY

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Pidcock, JohnWM46headMFarmer & MinerXSpinal Disease ?KYKYNC
Pidcock, Mary AWF46wifeMKeeping HouseKYKYSC
Pidcock, Manda EWF20daughterMKeeping HouseKYKYKY
Pidcock, MirandaWF16daughterMat homeKYKYKY
Pidcock, HettieWF9daughterMat homeKYKYKY
Pidcock, WilliamWM2sonSKYKYKY