The Shemwell Family

William Thomas Chadwick Sr.Age: 87 years19132001

William Thomas Chadwick Sr.
Given names
William Thomas
Name suffix
Birth August 27, 1913 25 22
Birth of a brotherEdward Eugene Chadwick
September 5, 1915 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a sisterImagene Bertha Chadwick
April 3, 1917 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 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 13, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherOtho Shemwell “Joe” Chadwick
February 16, 1927 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Death of a brotherMurray Freeman Chadwick
February 2, 1934 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherMamie Flora Shemwell
September 6, 1935 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Diabetic coma
MarriageVivian Inez BrownView this family
calculated 1939 (Age 25 years)

Census April 6, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Thomas Chadwick Jr.
November 4, 1940 (Age 27 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Shemwell
April 15, 1941 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sisterImagene Bertha Chadwick
October 21, 1941 (Age 28 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Freedona Weaks
December 27, 1942 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Thomas Chadwick
August 19, 1949 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 fatherMurray Levi Chadwick
July 1968 (Age 54 years)
Death of a wifeVivian Inez Brown
January 27, 1975 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 brotherEdward Eugene Chadwick
May 5, 1992 (Age 78 years)
Death February 14, 2001 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Crayne Cemetery
Last change October 20, 201615:51:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 20, 1908Houston, Tennessee, United States
11 months
elder brother
Murray Freeman Chadwick
Birth: August 21, 1909 21 18Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 2, 1934Danville, Houston, Tennessee, United States
17 months
elder sister
Mildred Chadwick
Birth: January 10, 1911 22 19Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 2002Humboldt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States
13 months
elder sister
Alberta Chadwick
Birth: February 4, 1912 24 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
19 months
William Thomas Chadwick Sr.
Birth: August 27, 1913 25 22Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 14, 2001Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
2 years
younger brother
Edward Eugene Chadwick
Birth: September 5, 1915 27 24Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1992Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States
19 months
younger sister
Imagene Bertha Chadwick
Birth: April 3, 1917 29 26Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1941Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
10 years
younger brother
Otho Shemwell “Joe” Chadwick
Birth: February 16, 1927 39 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 2002Houston, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Effie Pearl Cathey - View this family
Effie Pearl Cathey
Birth: February 7, 1908Tennessee, United States
Burial: McMillan Cemetery, Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Family with Vivian Inez Brown - View this family
William Thomas Chadwick Sr.
Birth: August 27, 1913 25 22Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 14, 2001Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Marriage: calculated 1939
22 months
William Thomas Chadwick Jr.
Birth: November 4, 1940 27 21Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: September 8, 2005Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

William Thomas Chadwick Sr. has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Murry Levi Chadwick - Household

Houston, TN

Murry ChadwickheadMW35MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Mamie ShemwellwifeFW30MTNTNTN
Freeman ChadwicksonMW10STNTNTN
Mildred ChadwickdaughterFW8STNTNTN
W T ChadwicksonMW6STNTNTN
Eugene ChadwicksonMW4-1mSTNTNTN
Imagene ChadwickdaughterFW2-3mSTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Murry Levi Chadwick - Household

Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

Murry Levi ChadwickheadMW41M20TNTNTNSalesmanLife Insurance
Mamie ShemwellwifeFW40M19TNTNTN
Freeman ChadwicksonMW20STNTNTNStockmanLumber Co.
William T ChadwicksonMW18STNTNTNClerkGrocery Store
Eugene ChadwicksonMW16STNTNTN
Imagene ChadwickdaughterFW12STNTNTN
Otho ChadwicksonMW3STNTNTN
Dock BlackwellboarderMW25STNTNTNLaborerFactory Auto

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William T Chadwick Sr. - Household

McKinstry Ave Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

William ChadwickheadMW26M25TNCoin Press OperatorAutomobile Factory
Vivian ChadwickwifeFW20M19KYMancin, KY