The Shemwell Family

Ollie Beatrice AcuffAge: 85 years19021988

Ollie Beatrice Acuff
Given names
Ollie Beatrice
Birth November 21, 1902 24 33
Birth of a brotherCharles “Charlie” Acuff
March 28, 1908 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Hinkle
July 20, 1909 (Age 6 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 7 years)
Note: Four Mile & Turkey Creek
Birth of a sisterCecille A Acuff
December 31, 1911 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRev. James Thomas Acuff
August 2, 1915 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Marriage of a parentJoseph Clyde “Joe” AcuffEffie View this family
calculated 1918 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 15 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 29, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherCharles “Charlie” Acuff
April 29, 1924 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMelvina Francis “Fannie” Kidwell
October 24, 1931 (Age 28 years)
Census April 14, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherMary “Mollie” Hendrickson
January 10, 1943 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 47 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 fatherJoseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff
February 20, 1955 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 brotherThomas Floyd Acuff
April 12, 1977 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterFannie Elizabeth Acuff
July 18, 1982 (Age 79 years)
Death May 29, 1988 (Age 85 years)
Last change December 9, 201618:36:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 18, 1896Bell, Kentucky, United States
Divorce: before 1918
21 months
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
Fannie Elizabeth Acuff
Birth: December 9, 1899 21 30Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1982Oolitic, Lawrence, Indiana, United States
3 years
Ollie Beatrice Acuff
Birth: November 21, 1902 24 33Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1988Maryland, United States
5 years
younger brother
Charles “Charlie” Acuff
Birth: March 28, 1908 30 38Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1924Bell, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Cecille A Acuff
Birth: December 31, 1911 33 42Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 2000Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Effie - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1918
Mother’s family with Farmer - View this family
Marriage: before 1885
10 months
4 years
2 years
2 years

Ollie Beatrice Acuff has 9 first cousins recorded

Four Mile & Turkey Creek
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff - Household

Cumberland River Road Four Mile & Turkey Creek, Bell, KY

Clyde AcuffheadMW32M114TNTNTNFiremanStationary Plant
Mollie AcuffwifeFW40M21486KYKYKY
Lloyd AcuffsonMW12STNTNKY
Anna B AcuffdaughterFW10SKYTNKY
Ollie AcuffdaughterFW8SKYTNKY
Charles AcuffsonMW5SKYTNKY

Mollie has M2- 2 marriages -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Mollie Hendrickson - Household

Fourmile Creek Rd. Four Mile, Bell, KY

Mollie AcuffheadFW50DKYKYKYManagerGeneral Farm
Fannie AcuffdaughterFW20SKYTNKYSchool TeacherPublic School
Ollie AcuffdaughterFW17SKYTNKY
Charlie AcuffsonMW14SKYTNKY
Cecil AcuffdaughterFW8SKYTNKY

Mollie is Divorced -b

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Mary “Mollie” Hendrickson - Household

Bell, Kentucky

Acuff, MollieheadXFW70DKYsame place
Acuff, OlliedaughterFW37DKYsame placeFarmMothers farm

Mollie & Ollie are both Divorced, Floyd is next door. -b