The Shemwell Family

Cecille A AcuffAge: 88 years19112000

Cecille A Acuff
Given names
Cecille A
Married name
Cecille A McDonald
Birth December 31, 1911 33 42
Death of a paternal grandfatherRev. James Thomas Acuff
August 2, 1915 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 8 years)
Death of a brotherCharles “Charlie” Acuff
April 29, 1924 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMelvina Francis “Fannie” Kidwell
October 24, 1931 (Age 19 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherMary “Mollie” Hendrickson
January 10, 1943 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 38 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 43 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 65 years)
Death of a sisterFannie Elizabeth Acuff
July 18, 1982 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterOllie Beatrice Acuff
May 29, 1988 (Age 76 years)
Death of a husbandJohn T McDonald
April 17, 1997 (Age 85 years)
Death June 20, 2000 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Barbourville Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:44

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
elder sister
Ollie Beatrice Acuff
Birth: November 21, 1902 24 33Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1988Maryland, United States
5 years
elder brother
Charles “Charlie” Acuff
Birth: March 28, 1908 30 38Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1924Bell, Kentucky, United States
4 years
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
Family with John T McDonald - View this family
John T McDonald
Birth: February 21, 1910Knox, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 17, 1997Kentucky, United States
Cecille A Acuff
Birth: December 31, 1911 33 42Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 2000Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

Cecille A Acuff has 9 first cousins recorded

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

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Mary “Mollie” Hendrickson - Household

Four Mile, Bell, Kentucky

Acuff, MollieheadFW60D19KYKYKYFarm MgrGen farm
Acuff, CecilledaughterFW18SKYKYKY

Mollie age first married is 19. -b