The Shemwell Family

Betty Sue SimsAge: 75 years19272002

Name
Betty Sue Sims
Given names
Betty Sue
Surname
Sims
Married name
Betty Sue Eyer
Birth July 8, 1927 45 33
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 2 years)
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Jefferson Sims
March 18, 1941 (Age 13 years)
Marriage of a parentAlfred Denest PayneRuth Valdenar ShemwellView this family
after 1941 (Age 13 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Standard Shemwell
March 29, 1953 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 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 18 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 of a motherRuth Valdenar Shemwell
December 13, 1976 (Age 49 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Jefferson Sims Jr.
May 24, 1982 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterMary Francis Sims
January 5, 1993 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Francis Sims
January 9, 1993 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Death of a husbandRalph Adolph Eyer
February 24, 2000 (Age 72 years)
Death September 18, 2002 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Syracuse Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 3, 1912Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
15 months
elder brother
Thomas Jefferson Sims Jr.
Birth: February 12, 1914 31 19Missouri, United States
Death: May 24, 1982McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States
11 years
elder sister
Mary Francis Sims
Birth: January 13, 1925 42 30Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: January 5, 1993Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
3 years
herself
Betty Sue Sims
Birth: July 8, 1927 45 33Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: September 18, 2002Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States
Mother’s family with Alfred Denest Payne - View this family
step-father
Alfred Denest Payne
Birth: June 11, 1891Kingman, Kansas, United States
Death: June 22, 1972Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States
mother
Marriage: after 1941
Family with Ralph Adolph Eyer - View this family
husband
Ralph Adolph Eyer
Birth: February 2, 1922Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States
Death: February 24, 2000Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States
herself
Betty Sue Sims
Birth: July 8, 1927 45 33Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: September 18, 2002Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States
son
Private

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Jefferson Sims - Household

314 McRobert Boonville, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Sims, Thomas JheadMW47M30MOMOMOSalesmanCar
Sims, Ruth BwifeFW35M18MOMOMO
Sims, Thomas JsonMW16SMOMOMO
Sims, Mary FdaughterFW5SMOMOMO
Sims, Betty SdaughterFW2-9mSMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Jefferson Sims - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Sims, J ThomasheadMW57MMORCooperMOFarmerFarm
Shemwell, Ruth VwifeFW45MMORCooperMO
Sims, Betty SuedaughterFW15SMORCooperMO
Sims, Mary FrancisdaughterFW12SMORCooperMO

Betty and Mary's ages are reversed? -b