The Shemwell Family

William Herschel HuieAge: 70 years18951966

William Herschel Huie
Given names
William Herschel
Birth November 29, 1895 30 26
MarriageFrances Mae StoryView this family

Birth of a brotherHubert H Huie
December 7, 1897 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 -
MarriageVera ShemwellView this family
estimated 1920 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#1William Herschel Huie Jr.
August 17, 1921 (Age 25 years)
Death of a wifeVera Shemwell
December 29, 1925 (Age 30 years)
MarriageThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#2Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ruby Faye Huie
August 8, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Death of a fatherRufus M “Bud” Huie
June 29, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 -
Death of a sonThomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
November 22, 1947 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Auto Accident
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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 26, 1966 (Age 70 years)
Last change September 20, 201711:39:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Rufus M “Bud” Huie
Birth: January 11, 1865Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 29, 1940Graves, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: August 9, 1893Graves, Kentucky, United States
2 years
2 years
younger brother
Hubert H Huie
Birth: December 7, 1897 32 28Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1992Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States
Family with Thelma Ruth Bryant - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1928
21 months
Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
Birth: September 16, 1929 33 24Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Death: November 22, 1947Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Family with Vera Shemwell - View this family
Vera Shemwell
Birth: November 16, 1898 39 31McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 29, 1925Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Marriage: estimated 1920
20 months
William Herschel Huie Jr.
Birth: August 17, 1921 25 22Melber, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 21, 2007Kirkland, King, Washington, United States
Family with Frances Mae Story - View this family
Frances Mae Story
Birth: August 6, 1902Longstreet, De Soto, Louisiana, United States
Death: November 5, 1981Graves, Kentucky, United States
Ruby Faye Huie
Birth: August 8, 1937 41 35Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 17, 2011Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

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