The Shemwell Family

Ethel M RichardsonAge: 80 years18941975

Name
Ethel M Richardson
Given names
Ethel M
Surname
Richardson
Married name
Ethel M Wallace
Birth August 1894 31 32
Birth of a brotherEdward M Richardson Jr.
August 1896 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 sisterEdith G Richardson
April 1899 (Age 4 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Address: Oklahoma Territory
Birth of a brotherHiram Emory Richardson
1901 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherGuy Reynold Richardson
July 19, 1903 (Age 8 years)
Death of a brotherEdward M Richardson Jr.
October 1905 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Shemwell
November 11, 1905 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Catherine Hall
November 14, 1905 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a sisterEdith G Richardson
before 1910 (Age 15 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 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
#1Ethel Katherine Wallace
June 5, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 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 23 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Billie Alene Wallace
July 16, 1920 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sisterRhoda Kathryn Richardson
about 1924 (Age 29 years)

Note: Presumed death prior to Nov. 1924 - Rhoda disappears before the 1930 census. Elmer remarries 11-8-1924. Their daughter is with him and new wife in 1930. -b
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 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 12, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childRobert Lee McCarleyEthel Katherine WallaceView this family
July 11, 1936 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childRay McCrawBillie Alene WallaceView this family
January 1, 1939 (Age 44 years)
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Frank Richardson
December 26, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Ronnie Lee McCarley
October 8, 1941 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Janice Ray McCraw
December 14, 1942 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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
Death of a motherVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
November 26, 1947 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherEdward M Richardson
December 17, 1947 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 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 brotherCharles Claud “Charlie” Richardson
March 19, 1958 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherHiram Emory Richardson
October 1963 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterEva Lee Richardson
January 13, 1971 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherGuy Reynold Richardson
April 2, 1973 (Age 78 years)
Death of a husbandMartin Enoch Wallace
September 4, 1973 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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 May 25, 1975 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Maguire-Fairview Cemetery
Last change March 21, 201813:36:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 12, 1882Pettis, Missouri, United States
10 months
elder brother
19 months
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
20 months
elder brother
6 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
Edward M Richardson Jr.
Birth: August 1896 33 34Missouri, United States
Death: October 1905Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
Edith G Richardson
Birth: April 1899 35 37Oklahoma, United States
Death: before 1910Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Guy Reynold Richardson
Birth: July 19, 1903 40 41Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 2, 1973Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Family with Martin Enoch Wallace - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
Ethel Katherine Wallace
Birth: June 5, 1917 22 22Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: June 21, 2003Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
daughter
Billie Alene Wallace
Birth: July 16, 1920 25 25Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 24, 1983Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Ethel M Richardson has 38 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (38)

Parents William McKenley Shemwell + Sarah Permelia Shemwell
2Mattie Shemwell18761880
3Ethel Shemwell18781880
4Infant Shemwell18801900
5Ada Dell Shemwell18831953
Parents Asa W Mallott + Mary Ann Shemwell
Parents Adam Houston Richardson + Almiranda J “Allie” Shemwell
Parents James C Shemwell + Sarah Elizabeth Roley
Parents John Russell Rukes + Elphina Ella Shemwell
2Retta R Rukes18811972
3Bessie Irene Rukes18931962
Parents Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson + Nancy Elizabeth Shemwell
2Ora Lee Richardson18831971
Parents John Wilson Moorman + Rebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
1Moorman18791879
2Moorman18801880
5Myrtle Mae Moorman18851975
7Ira Milton Moorman18891958
9Ida Ruth Moorman18951976
10Mary Ethel Moorman18981982
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Edward M Richardson - Household

Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Richardson, EdwardheadWMMay186337M17MOTNTNFarmer
Richardson, JenniewifeWFSep186138M1797MOKYKY
Richardson, Charles CsonWMSep188316MMOMOMOFarm Laborer
Richardson, Eva LdaughterWFApr188515SMOMOMOAt School
Richardson, Roda CdaughterWFJan188713SMOMOMOAt School
Richardson, William FsonWMAug188811MMOMOMOAt School
Richardson, Ethel MdaughterWFAug18945SMOMOMO
Richardson, Edward HsonWMAug18963SMOMOMO
Richardson, Edith GdaughterWFApr18991SOKMOMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Edward M Richardson - Household

Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Richardson, Edward MheadMW46M26MOTNTNLaborerCotton weigher
Richardson, Jennie DwifeFW48M26127MOKYKY
Richardson, Ethel MdaughterFW15SMOMOMO
Richardson, Hiram EsonMW8MOKMOMO
Richardson, Guy RsonMW6MOKMOMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Martin Enoch Wallace - Household

Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Wallace, MartinheadMW25MOKALTXFarmerGeneral farm
Wallace, EthelwifeFW25MMOMOMO
Wallace, Ethel KdaughterFW2SOKOKMO