The Shemwell Family

Henry Claude ShemwellAge: 82 years18841967

Name
Henry Claude Shemwell
Given names
Henry Claude
Surname
Shemwell
Birth May 7, 1884 26 22
Birth of a brotherLovelace Roscoe Shemwell
July 31, 1886 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterWillie N Shemwell
August 5, 1888 (Age 4 years)

Death of a sisterWillie N Shemwell
October 29, 1889 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherCarl McCoy Shemwell
November 27, 1890 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLuvenia “Vena” Roach
October 12, 1892 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a sisterRuby Shemwell
February 22, 1894 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherRex Shemwell
April 15, 1896 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherLovelace Wellington Shemwell
March 8, 1897 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Shemwell
July 3, 1898 (Age 14 years)
Death of a sisterRuth Shemwell
July 28, 1898 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterJesse Shemwell
July 27, 1899 (Age 15 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherElza Shemwell
July 1, 1903 (Age 19 years)
Death of a brotherElza Shemwell
July 30, 1903 (Age 19 years)
MarriageAlva Lou WoodView this family
February 16, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Occupation
Teacher
1910 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#1William Wood Shemwell
May 6, 1912 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a daughter
#2Annie Lou Shemwell
October 10, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 32 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 33 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/
Death of a brotherLovelace Roscoe Shemwell
January 23, 1919 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Died in Flu epidemic of 1919
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Claudine Shemwell
November 8, 1920 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterAnnie Lou Shemwell
February 8, 1928 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a daughterAnnie Lou Shemwell
February 8, 1928 (Age 43 years)
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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 1, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherMartha Matilda Donelson
March 3, 1931 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Laura Jean Shemwell
April 28, 1931 (Age 46 years)
Census May 10, 1940 (Age 56 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Elza “Bill” Shemwell
March 2, 1944 (Age 59 years)
Note: Home of Son of Carl on Estes Lane in Paducah, KY. Pa lived with my grandparents, Carl and Maude - Lenore55
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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
#1Patrick Shemwell Powers
October 26, 1946 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Michael Wood Powers
October 26, 1946 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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
Death of a brotherCarl McCoy Shemwell
July 27, 1966 (Age 82 years)
Death of a wifeAlva Lou Wood
September 27, 1966 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 February 21, 1967 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1883Marshall, Kentucky, United States
16 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
Lovelace Roscoe Shemwell
Birth: July 31, 1886 28 24Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1919Calhoun, Alabama, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: July 3, 1898 40 36Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 28, 1898Marshall, Kentucky, United States
13 months
younger sister
Jesse Shemwell
Birth: July 27, 1899 41 37Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 8, 1989Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Elza Shemwell
Birth: July 1, 1903 45 41Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 30, 1903Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Alva Lou Wood - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 16, 1910Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
son
William Wood Shemwell
Birth: May 6, 1912 27 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 1988Kentucky, United States
6 years
daughter
Annie Lou Shemwell
Birth: October 10, 1918 34 31Pottsville, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 8, 1928Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
Claudine Shemwell
Birth: November 8, 1920 36 33Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 1, 2003Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
11 years
daughter
Laura Jean Shemwell
Birth: April 28, 1931 46 44Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 2018Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

Henry Claude Shemwell has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Elza Shemwell - Household

Oak Level, Marshall Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupation
William Elza ShemwellheadMFeb 185842M17--KYNCTNFarmer
Martha Matilda DonelsonwifeFOct 186138M1786KYTNTN
H. Claud. ShemwellsonMMay 188416S---KYKYKYAt School
Roscoe Green ShemwellsonMJul 188613S---KYKYKYAt School
Carl McCoy ShemwellsonMNov 18909S---KYKYKY
Ruby ShemwelldaughterFFeb 18946S---KYKYKY
Rex ShemwellsonMApr 18964S---KYKYKY
James J ShemwellsonMJul 189910mS---KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry Claude Shemwell - Household

Folsomdale, Graves Ky.

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Henry C ShemwellheadMW35MKYKYKYTeacherCommon School
Alva L ShemwellwifeFW32MKYNCKY
William W ShemwellsonMW7SKYKYKY
Annie Lou ShemwelldaughterFW1SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Henry Claude Shemwell - Household

Graves Ky.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Claude ShemwellheadMW45M25KYKYKYFarm LaborerFarm
Alva ShemwellwifeFW42M22KYNCKY
William W ShemwellsonMW17S-KYKYKY
Claudine ShemwelldaughterFW9S-KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Henry Claude Shemwell - Household

US Hwy 45 Graves, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, H CheadMW56MKYsame houseFarmer OperatorFarm
Shemwell, Alva LXwifeFW53MKYsame house
Shemwell, ClaudinedaughterFW19SKYsame house
Shemwell, Laura JdaughterFW9SKYsame house

Next door to son, William Wood