The Shemwell Family

Murl Wilbur YontsAge: 79 years19111991

Murl Wilbur Yonts
Given names
Murl Wilbur
Birth September 26, 1911 25 19
Birth of a sisterMildred Virginia Yonts
October 2, 1913 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherHarold Ray Yonts
May 26, 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 -
Birth of a brotherLennis Paul Yonts
May 29, 1918 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherLennis Paul Yonts
August 31, 1918 (Age 6 years)
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-
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 20, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherLettie V Shemwell
January 23, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Tuberculous of Lungs
Birth of a half-brotherWoodrow Yonts
August 11, 1924 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel M Shemwell
August 17, 1935 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Betty Lou Yonts
January 3, 1936 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ellen “Eliza” Jarvis
March 2, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas A Yurchak
August 2, 1963 (Age 51 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Herbert Yonts
September 13, 1966 (Age 54 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 brotherHarold Ray Yonts
March 12, 1979 (Age 67 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas A Yurchak
March 1989 (Age 77 years)
Death August 22, 1991 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Mount Carmel Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201610:20:04

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 27, 1910Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 months
2 years
younger sister
Mildred Virginia Yonts
Birth: October 2, 1913 27 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 13, 1995Kenton, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger brother
Harold Ray Yonts
Birth: May 26, 1915 29 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 12, 1979LaVerne, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
Lennis Paul Yonts
Birth: May 29, 1918 32 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 31, 1918Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Nina Merle Clark - View this family
Woodrow Yonts
Birth: August 11, 1924 38 24Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 2008Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Family with Alta Lou Rogers - View this family
Betty Lou Yonts
Birth: January 3, 1936 24 16Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 28, 2012Merriville, Lake, Indiana, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Herbert Yonts - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Herbert YontsheadMW33MKYKYKYMiner
Lettie YontswifeFW28MKYKYKY
Murl YontssonMW8SKYKYKY
Mildred YontsdaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Harold YontssonMW4-7mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Samuel M Shemwell - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Shemwell, SamheadMW68M28KYKYKYMinerCoal Mine
Shemwell, ElizawifeFW66M26KYKYKY
Shemwell, Nannyyounger sisterFW61SKYKYKY
Yonts, Murlgrand sonMW18SKYKYKY
Yonts, Mildredgrand daughterFW16SKYKYKY
Yonts, Haroldgrand sonMW14SKYKYKY