The Shemwell Family

Vernon Clyde ReevesAge: 62 years19121975

Name
Vernon Clyde Reeves
Given names
Vernon Clyde
Surname
Reeves
Birth February 10, 1912 24 28
Birth of a sisterAnnie Lee Reeves
May 2, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Death of a sisterAnnie Lee Reeves
December 15, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Birth of a sisterHazel Dovie Reeves
August 17, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a sisterHazel Dovie Reeves
July 5, 1917 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam McKenley Shemwell
November 25, 1917 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Pneumonia & Paralysis
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Birth of a brotherWilmer Harold Reeves
December 12, 1918 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherBenton McGlenn Reeves
July 31, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Hamilton “Will” Reeves
January 14, 1924 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentHenry Oscar BaughAda Dell ShemwellView this family
May 6, 1926 (Age 14 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Birth of a son
#1Robert Clyde Reeves
January 13, 1931 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Joyce Dell Reeves
December 31, 1934 (Age 22 years)
Death of a daughterJoyce Dell Reeves
March 31, 1937 (Age 25 years)
Cause: Badly Burned
Note: Left alone in house - Caught in fire - Accident
Census April 26, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Loretta Faye Reeves
September 23, 1944 (Age 32 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a grandson
#1John Edward Patrick Reeves
February 20, 1950 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherAda Dell Shemwell
April 7, 1953 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 23, 1975 (Age 62 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Happy Valley Memorial Gardens
Last change February 23, 201816:49:59

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 3, 1910Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
18 months
himself
Vernon Clyde Reeves
Birth: February 10, 1912 24 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1975Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Annie Lee Reeves
Birth: May 2, 1914 27 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 1914Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Hazel Dovie Reeves
Birth: August 17, 1916 29 32Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: July 5, 1917Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger brother
Wilmer Harold Reeves
Birth: December 12, 1918 31 35Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: March 1, 1992St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger brother
Benton McGlenn Reeves
Birth: July 31, 1922 35 38Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 5, 2012Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Henry Oscar Baugh - View this family
step-father
Henry Oscar Baugh
Birth: February 26, 1884Kentucky, United States
Death: May 18, 1964Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: May 6, 1926Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Family with Carrie Lee Coleman - View this family
himself
Vernon Clyde Reeves
Birth: February 10, 1912 24 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1975Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
wife
son
Robert Clyde Reeves
Birth: January 13, 1931 18 17Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 19, 1985Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Joyce Dell Reeves
Birth: December 31, 1934 22 21Dunmor, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 31, 1937Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
daughter
Loretta Faye Reeves
Birth: September 23, 1944 32 31Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 10, 1996Spring, Harris, Texas, United States
Family with Private - View this family
himself
Vernon Clyde Reeves
Birth: February 10, 1912 24 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1975Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
wife
Private

Vernon Clyde Reeves has 22 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Hamilton “Will” Reeves - Household

East Marion, Williamson, Illinois

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Rives, WilliamheadMW34MKYKYKYMinerMining Coal
Rives, AdawifeFW37MKYKYKY
Rives, Vern CsonMW7SKYKYKY
Rives, WilmersonMW1-1mSILKYKY