The Shemwell Family

Noble F “Nobe” BensonAge: 74 years19101985

Name
Noble F “Nobe” Benson
Given names
Noble F
Surname
Benson
Nickname
Nobe
Birth March 11, 1910
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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 daughter
#1Wanda June Benson
December 15, 1929 (Age 19 years)
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ruby Jewell Benson
December 11, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Patricia Ann Benson
March 1, 1936 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
May 21, 1938 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5Billy Don Benson
December 14, 1939 (Age 29 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#6James Earl Benson
December 22, 1942 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonJames Earl Benson
January 16, 1943 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 granddaughter
#1Judy A McGhee
December 17, 1948 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a daughter
#7Brenda Lou Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Linda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterLinda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Deborah Kay McGhee
July 26, 1952 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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
Birth of a son
#9Charles Wayne Benson
July 24, 1954 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 5, 1985 (Age 74 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change June 7, 201718:26:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Thelma Alene Walls - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Wanda June Benson
Birth: December 15, 1929 19 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 4, 2013Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States
8 years
son
Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
Birth: May 21, 1938 28 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 2, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
19 months
son
Billy Don Benson
Birth: December 14, 1939 29 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
James Earl Benson
Birth: December 22, 1942 32 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 16, 1943Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Brenda Lou Benson
Birth: October 2, 1949 39 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 2014Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
son
Charles Wayne Benson
Birth: July 24, 1954 44 41Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 30, 2015Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
-18 years
daughter
Patricia Ann Benson
Birth: March 1, 1936 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 2005Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
-2 years
daughter
Ruby Jewell Benson
Birth: December 11, 1933 23 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 2007Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
16 years
daughter
Linda Sue Benson
Birth: October 2, 1949 39 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 1949Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Noble F “Nobe” Benson - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Benson, NobleheadMW20M19KYKYKYMinerCoal Mine
Walls, ThelmawifeFW18M17KYILKY
Benson, Wanda JdaughterFW0SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Noble F “Nobe” Benson - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, KY

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Benson, NobleheadMW30MKYSame PlaceMinerCoal Mine
Walls, ThelmaXwifeFW28MKYSame Place
Benson, Wanda JdaughterFW10MKYSame Place
Benson, Ruby JdaughterFW6MKYSame Place
Benson, Patricia AdaughterFW4MKYSame Place
Benson, Wilbur RsonMW1MKY
Benson, Billy DsonMW3mSKY