The Shemwell Family

Pearl MarkwellAge: 38 years19021941

Name
Pearl Markwell
Given names
Pearl
Surname
Markwell
Married name
Pearl Sorrells
Married name
Pearl Shemwell
Birth October 26, 1902
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 15 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 26 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
MarriageWilliam Joseph “Will” ShemwellView this family
1931 (Age 28 years)

Census April 8, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Death July 6, 1941 (Age 38 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Last change September 4, 201712:04:13

by: Barry Shemwell
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William Joseph “Will” Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1882 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 20, 1955Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
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Marriage: 1931
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husband
William Joseph “Will” Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1882 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 20, 1955Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
husband’s wife
Ollie E Steed
Birth: September 4, 1890 28Kentucky, United States
Death: December 14, 1929Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 25, 1905Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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