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
MarriageNicholas PickardView this family
unknown

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 - also add to Place of burial: Fairview Cemetery
Last change July 7, 201616:28:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
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, 1964New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Family with Maynard F Ferguson - View this family
husband
herself
Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
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Family with Nicholas Pickard - View this family
husband
herself
Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Marriage:

Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock has 54 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (46)

Parents John Franklin Driskill + Barbara Jane Shemwell
Parents John L Tabb + Martha Ellen Shemwell
1Thomas W Tabb18471906
3Mary Jane Tabb18521917
4John Riley Tabb18541945
5Joseph Warner Tabb18561933
6Susan E Tabb18591870
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskill + 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