The Shemwell Family

William Hamilton “Will” ReevesAge: 36 years18871924

William Hamilton “Will” Reeves
Given names
William Hamilton
Birth March 6, 1887
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 -
MarriageAda Dell ShemwellView this family
August 3, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1Vernon Clyde Reeves
February 10, 1912 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Annie Lee Reeves
May 2, 1914 (Age 27 years)
Death of a daughterAnnie Lee Reeves
December 15, 1914 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Birth of a daughter
#3Hazel Dovie Reeves
August 17, 1916 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a daughterHazel Dovie Reeves
July 5, 1917 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 29 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Birth of a son
#4Wilmer Harold Reeves
December 12, 1918 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 30 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 15, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5Benton McGlenn Reeves
July 31, 1922 (Age 35 years)
Death January 14, 1924 (Age 36 years)
Last change June 7, 201719:05:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ada Dell Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: August 3, 1910Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
18 months
Vernon Clyde Reeves
Birth: February 10, 1912 24 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1975Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Annie Lee Reeves
Birth: May 2, 1914 27 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 1914Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Hazel Dovie Reeves
Birth: August 17, 1916 29 32Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: July 5, 1917Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois, United States
2 years
Wilmer Harold Reeves
Birth: December 12, 1918 31 35Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: March 1, 1992St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
4 years
Benton McGlenn Reeves
Birth: July 31, 1922 35 38Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 5, 2012Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Henry Oscar Baugh + Ada Dell Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Henry Oscar Baugh
Birth: February 26, 1884Kentucky, United States
Death: May 18, 1964Kentucky, United States
Marriage: May 6, 1926Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Hamilton “Will” Reeves - Household

East Marion, Williamson, Illinois

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Rives, WilliamheadMW34MKYKYKYMinerMining Coal
Rives, AdawifeFW37MKYKYKY
Rives, Vern CsonMW7SKYKYKY
Rives, WilmersonMW1-1mSILKYKY