The Shemwell Family

Herbert Leach HewellAge: 87 years18851973

Herbert Leach Hewell
Given names
Herbert Leach
Birth November 15, 1885 45 32
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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 -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherDelilah Inez Riggins
July 3, 1902 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Elizabeth Cherry
February 19, 1906 (Age 20 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCharles Riggins
May 31, 1913 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 years)

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 (Age 31 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 32 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 -
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Inez Marie Hewell
September 13, 1921 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJefferson Devan Hewell
November 28, 1923 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Diptheria

Death of a daughterInez Marie Hewell
December 7, 1928 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Death of a wifeMamie Carney
May 21, 1939 (Age 53 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the gallbladder
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 64 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 -
Death of a brotherThomas Malcolm Hewell
March 15, 1958 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterKate Lillian Hewell
October 1967 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 60 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. -
Death May 15, 1973 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Spring Hill Cemetery
Last change February 1, 201811:42:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Jefferson Devan Hewell
Birth: May 13, 1840 36 28Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1923Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 30, 1872Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
9 months
elder brother
Thomas Malcolm Hewell
Birth: August 13, 1873 33 20Tennessee, United States
Death: March 15, 1958Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder sister
Kate Lillian Hewell
Birth: April 11, 1877 36 24Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1967Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
9 years
Herbert Leach Hewell
Birth: November 15, 1885 45 32Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1973Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Mamie Carney - View this family
Herbert Leach Hewell
Birth: November 15, 1885 45 32Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1973Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Inez Marie Hewell
Birth: September 13, 1921 35 29Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 7, 1928Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Alonzo Eugene “Lonnie” Bagarly + Mamie Carney - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: December 6, 1906Davidson, Tennessee, United States
5 years

Herbert Leach Hewell has 8 first cousins recorded