The Shemwell Family

Edna Earl ShemwellAge: 75 years19201996

Edna Earl Shemwell
Given names
Edna Earl
Married name
Edna Earl Reid
Birth November 23, 1920 23 22
Death of a paternal grandfatherMilous Greene Shemwell
December 7, 1921 (Age 12 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMordecia “Decia” Thompson
August 31, 1931 (Age 10 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 19 years)
MarriageClarence Barton ReidView this family
April 13, 1940 (Age 19 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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 29 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 fatherMoses Wurth Shemwell
December 7, 1961 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 motherLela May Reed
October 13, 1978 (Age 57 years)
Death April 8, 1996 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Symsonia Cemetery
Last change November 29, 201708:54:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Moses Wurth Shemwell
Birth: August 1897 37 30Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 1961Vanzora, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Lela May Reed
Birth: July 30, 1898Kentucky, United States
Death: October 13, 1978Gilbertsville, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1918Massac, Illinois, United States
3 years
Edna Earl Shemwell
Birth: November 23, 1920 23 22Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 8, 1996Gilbertsvlle, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Clarence Barton Reid - View this family
Clarence Barton Reid
Birth: December 20, 1917Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 9, 1997Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Edna Earl Shemwell
Birth: November 23, 1920 23 22Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 8, 1996Gilbertsvlle, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: April 13, 1940

Edna Earl Shemwell has 1 first cousin recorded

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Moses W Shemwell - Household

Benton Rd. Graves, Kentucky

Mose ShemwellheadMW32M20KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Lela ReedwifeFW32M20KYKYKY
Edna E ShemwelldaughterMW9SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Moses Wurth Shemwell - Household

Benton Road Graves, Kentucky

Shemwell, Mose WheadMW42MKYSame placeCloth spreaderGarment factory
Shemwell, Lela MXwifeFW42MKYSame placeHemmerGarment factory
Shemwell, Edna EarldaughterFW19SKYSame place