The Shemwell Family

Virgie Levonia SmithAge: 86 years19081995

Virgie Levonia Smith
Given names
Virgie Levonia
Married name
Virgie Levonia Shemwell
Birth December 20, 1908

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Clarence Eugene Shemwell
July 21, 1927 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Katie Lee Shemwell
about 1932 (Age 23 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Roger Gene Shemwell
May 31, 1947 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 husbandClarence Franklin Shemwell
March 5, 1994 (Age 85 years)
Burial of a husbandClarence Franklin Shemwell
after March 5, 1994 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Death October 19, 1995 (Age 86 years)
Burial after October 19, 1995
Address: Land between the lakes
Cemetery: Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery
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5 years
Katie Lee Shemwell
Birth: about 1932 24 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 20, 2016Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Frank Shemwell - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Clarence Frank ShemwellHeadMW23M20TNTNTNYFarmingOn FarmYesN
Virgie Levonia SmithwifeFW21M17TNTNTNYNone
Clarence Eugene ShemwellsonMW2S-TNTNTNYNone

Notes: District 6