The Shemwell Family

James J DriskillAge: 80 years19061986

Name
James J Driskill
Given names
James J
Surname
Driskill
Birth August 23, 1906 29 23
MarriageRemon View this family
unknown

Census May 6, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMamie Lee Driskill
June 11, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn W Driskill
July 24, 1912 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherJohn W Driskill
June 15, 1913 (Age 6 years)
Cause: Whooping Cough
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 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 10 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 11 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/
Birth of a sisterTrivie Marie Driskill
February 13, 1919 (Age 12 years)
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Note: Trivie M is Lewis and Male? -b
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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
Marriage of a parentThomas Gideon BagbyAmy John HallView this family
between 1937 and 1940 (Age 30 years)

Death of a fatherSylvester Eller Driskill
November 24, 1938 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Apoplexy
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Henry Hall
March 7, 1943 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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 39 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 motherAmy John Hall
June 6, 1977 (Age 70 years)
Death September 24, 1986 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cedar Grove Cemetery
Last change May 14, 202011:51:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 26, 1905
9 months
himself
James J Driskill
Birth: August 23, 1906 29 23Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1986Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mamie Lee Driskill
Birth: June 11, 1910 33 26Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 2014Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
John W Driskill
Birth: July 24, 1912 35 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1913Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
7 years
younger sister
Trivie Marie Driskill
Birth: February 13, 1919 42 35Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 5, 2012Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Thomas Gideon Bagby - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1937 and 1940
Family with Remon - View this family
himself
James J Driskill
Birth: August 23, 1906 29 23Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1986Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage:

James J Driskill has 7 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Eller Driskill - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Driskill, Sylvester EheadMW30M4KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Driskill, AmywifeFW20M411KYKYKY
Driskill, JamessonMW3MKYKYKY

Census
Trivie M is Lewis and Male? -b
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Eller Driskill - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Driskill, EllaheadMW43MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Driskill, AmywifeFW36MKYKYKY
Driskill, JamessonMW13SKYKYKY
Driskill, MamiedaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Driskill, LewissonMW1SKYKYKY

Trivie M is Lewis and Male? -b