The Shemwell Family

MarriageFrancis Pearl “Fannie” ShemwellView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Birth of a son
#1Alton Echolas Shemwell
January 29, 1905
Birth of a son
#2Beryl A “Burlie” Shemwell
November 19, 1908
Birth of a son
#3Wilbur Shemwell
July 2, 1912
Note: All other data concludes the date in the Kentucky Vital Record Indexes is incorrect –b. I'm almost certain his date of birth is 07/02/1912. - Barry Grogan.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
Not marriedFrancis Pearl “Fannie” ShemwellView this family

Marriage of a childAlton Echolas ShemwellMildred Mae GiesView this family
March 30, 1929
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Dixie Mae Shemwell
December 25, 1929
Birth of a grandson
#2Ruby Waldon Shemwell
March 13, 1935
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Esther Pearl Shemwell
June 2, 1935
Death of a granddaughterEsther Pearl Shemwell
August 27, 1935
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Uvella Euphreda Joyce Shemwell
October 14, 1936
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Georgia Faye Shemwell
February 13, 1938
Birth of a granddaughter
#6June Vondell Shemwell
September 28, 1939
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Shirley Jelian Shemwell
November 14, 1941
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Patricia Gayle Shemwell
April 15, 1947

Birth of a granddaughter
#9Patsy L Shemwell
about 1949

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Vickie Karen Shemwell
February 12, 1954
Death of a grandsonRuby Waldon Shemwell
December 28, 1961
Death of a wifeFrancis Pearl “Fannie” Shemwell
September 23, 1973
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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. -

Last change September 4, 201712:03:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Francis Pearl “Fannie” Shemwell - View this family
Not married:
Alton Echolas Shemwell
Birth: January 29, 1905 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 20, 1992Palm Beach, Florida, United States
4 years
Beryl A “Burlie” Shemwell
Birth: November 19, 1908 26Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1985Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
William Thomas “Tom” Mitchell + Francis Pearl “Fannie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: June 1, 1898Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 months
Fannie Downey Death CertificateFanny Mitchell
Birth: October 12, 1898 19 16Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1922Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Grover Cleveland Staton + Francis Pearl “Fannie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Grover Cleveland Staton
Birth: March 25, 1893Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1976Daviess, Kentucky, United States
May Magdalene Staton
Birth: May 6, 1919 26 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 10, 1919Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Frank Banovic + Francis Pearl “Fannie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband

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