The Shemwell Family

Rebecca L “Reba” CastleberryAge: 90 years19001990

Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
Given names
Rebecca L
Married name
Rebecca L Powell
Birth August 16, 1900 43 35
MarriageO Chester PowellView this family

Census May 6, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherRay Shields Castleberry
October 4, 1916 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Automobile Accident
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 6, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Chester Ray Powell
April 9, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Death of a motherDora Laura Breezeel
August 11, 1924 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Wilson Castleberry
September 6, 1928 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 49 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 husbandO Chester Powell
February 14, 1965 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Cleverland “Clete” Castleberry
February 7, 1968 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherJamie Leland Castleberry
1968 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 sisterNelle E Castleberry
April 25, 1977 (Age 76 years)
Death August 24, 1990 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change September 5, 201613:48:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1882
16 months
elder sister
Irena Castleberry
Birth: April 18, 1883 25 17Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 1896Marshall, Kentucky, United States
19 months
elder brother
Henry Cleverland “Clete” Castleberry
Birth: November 22, 1884 27 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1968Marshall, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Jamie Leland Castleberry
Birth: May 17, 1887 29 22Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1968Marshall, Kentucky, United States
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Nelle E Castleberry
Birth: May 11, 1893 35 28Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1977Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder brother
Ray Shields Castleberry
Birth: December 18, 1896 39 31Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1916Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 35Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 24, 1990Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with O Chester Powell - View this family
Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 35Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 24, 1990Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Chester Ray Powell
Birth: April 9, 1922 23 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 24, 1995Marshall, Kentucky, United States

Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry has 31 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Henry Wilson Castleberry - Household

Symsonia Road Marshall, Kentucky

H W CastleberryheadMW52M28KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Dora L CastleberrywifeFW44M2887KYTNNC
Jamie CastleberrysonMW23SKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Mayme CastleberrydaughterFW23SKYKYKY
Willie CastleberrysonMW19SKYKYKY
Nelle CastleberrydaughterFW16MKYKYKY
Ray CastleberrysonMW13SKYKYKY
Reba CastleberrydaughterFW9MKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry Wilson Castleberry - Household

Stilley St. Benton, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Henry W CastleberryheadMW62MKYKYKYFarmerHome Farm
Laura CastleberrywifeFW54MKYTNTNNone
Jamie CastleberrysonMW32SKYKYKYLeather workerMakes H???
Willie CastleberrysonMW29SKYKYKYFarmerHome Farm
Nelle CastleberrydaughterFW26SKYKYKYTraffic OperatorTel Co.
Reba CastleberrydaughterFW19SKYKYKYNone
Roscoe BreezeelnephewMW22SKYKYKYFarmerHome Farm
Lillian BreezeelnieceFW13SKYKYKYNone