The Shemwell Family

William Herschel Huie Jr.Age: 85 years19212007

William Herschel Huie Jr.
Given names
William Herschel
Name suffix
Birth August 17, 1921 25 22
Death of a maternal grandfatherJoseph Mason Shemwell
May 9, 1925 (Age 3 years)
Cause: Suicide

Death of a motherVera Shemwell
December 29, 1925 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Herschel HuieThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a half-brotherThomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRuby Faye Huie
August 8, 1937 (Age 15 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRufus M “Bud” Huie
June 29, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJosephine “Josie” Gibbs
November 15, 1940 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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 half-brotherThomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
November 22, 1947 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Auto Accident
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 fatherWilliam Herschel Huie
May 26, 1966 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 July 21, 2007 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Tahoma National Cemetery
Last change September 20, 201711:23:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - 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
Father’s 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
Father’s 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

William Herschel Huie Jr. has 9 first cousins recorded