The Shemwell Family

Willie W Castleberry1890

Willie W Castleberry
Given names
Willie W
Birth August 1890 33 25
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Shemwell
1892 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterNelle E Castleberry
May 11, 1893 (Age 2 years)
Death of a sisterIrena Castleberry
August 28, 1896 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherRay Shields Castleberry
December 18, 1896 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWillis Washington Breezeel
July 1897 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 2, 1900 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterRebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
August 16, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Death of a brotherRay Shields Castleberry
October 4, 1916 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Automobile Accident
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 29 years)
Death of a motherDora Laura Breezeel
August 11, 1924 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Wilson Castleberry
September 6, 1928 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 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 51 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 59 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 brotherHenry Cleverland “Clete” Castleberry
February 7, 1968 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherJamie Leland Castleberry
1968 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 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 86 years)
Death of a sisterRebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
August 24, 1990 (Age 100 years)

Last change September 5, 201614:15:53

by: Barry Shemwell
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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
3 years
younger sister
Nelle E Castleberry
Birth: May 11, 1893 35 28Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1977Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Ray Shields Castleberry
Birth: December 18, 1896 39 31Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1916Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 35Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 24, 1990Marshall, Kentucky, United States

Willie W Castleberry has 31 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Henry Wilson Castleberry - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

Henry CastleberryheadWMJun185742M18KYKYKYFarmer
Laura CastleberrywifeWFMay186535M1876KYTNTN
Cleverland CastleberrysonWMNov188415MKYKYKY
Mamie L CastleberrydaughterWFMar188713SKYKYKY
Jamie L CastleberrysonWMMar188713SKYKYKY
Willie W CastleberrysonWMAug18909SKYKYKY
Nelle E CastleberrydaughterWFMay18937MKYKYKY
Ray S CastleberrysonWMDec18963SKYKYKY
Henry C PearlboarderWMOct183168WdKYNCNC

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