The Shemwell Family

Eva Lee RichardsonAge: 85 years18851971

Eva Lee Richardson
Given names
Eva Lee
Married name
Eva Lee Woodring
Married name
Eva Lee Smith
Birth April 28, 1885 22 23
Birth of a sisterRhoda Kathryn Richardson
January 1887 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Frank Richardson
August 17, 1888 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEthel M Richardson
August 1894 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward M Richardson Jr.
August 1896 (Age 11 years)
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 -
Birth of a sisterEdith G Richardson
April 1899 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Jessie Belle Woodring
October 24, 1899 (Age 14 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Address: Oklahoma Territory
Birth of a brotherHiram Emory Richardson
1901 (Age 15 years)
MarriageCharles Franklin “Charley” WoodringView this family
May 10, 1903 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a brotherGuy Reynold Richardson
July 19, 1903 (Age 18 years)
Death of a brotherEdward M Richardson Jr.
October 1905 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Shemwell
November 11, 1905 (Age 20 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Catherine Hall
November 14, 1905 (Age 20 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary
Cynthia Shemwell Obituary

Note: The Sedalia Democrat, Sun., Nov. 14, 1905

Death of a sisterEdith G Richardson
before 1910 (Age 24 years)
Census May 16, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ewing Alford Woodring
September 24, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Lucille Hazel Woodring
November 21, 1913 (Age 28 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Gladys Opal Woodring
April 29, 1918 (Age 33 years)
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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles Doyle McNeill
March 31, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterRhoda Kathryn Richardson
about 1924 (Age 38 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
Birth of a grandson
#2Gerald McNeill
October 20, 1929 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childClifton O'Dell MeadersLucille Hazel WoodringView this family
June 24, 1934 (Age 49 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Frank Richardson
December 26, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Kelly Milton Reed
November 23, 1941 (Age 56 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 -
Death of a motherVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
November 26, 1947 (Age 62 years)
Death of a fatherEdward M Richardson
December 17, 1947 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandCharles Franklin “Charley” Woodring
October 27, 1950 (Age 65 years)
Death of a daughterJessie Belle Woodring
April 24, 1952 (Age 66 years)
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 brotherCharles Claud “Charlie” Richardson
March 19, 1958 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherHiram Emory Richardson
October 1963 (Age 78 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 January 13, 1971 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Maguire-Fairview Cemetery
Last change March 20, 201815:08:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 12, 1882Pettis, Missouri, United States
10 months
elder brother
19 months
21 months
younger sister
20 months
younger brother
William Frank Richardson
Birth: August 17, 1888 25 26Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 26, 1940Oklahoma, United States
6 years
younger sister
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
Hiram Emory Richardson
Birth: 1901 37 39Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 1963Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
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 Charles Franklin “Charley” Woodring - View this family
Marriage: May 10, 1903Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
-4 years
Jessie Belle Woodring
Birth: October 24, 1899 24 14Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 24, 1952Tulare, California, United States
12 years
Ewing Alford Woodring
Birth: September 24, 1911 36 26Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 9, 1983Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
Lucille Hazel Woodring
Birth: November 21, 1913 38 28Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: September 7, 1989Tehama, Tehama, California, United States
4 years
Gladys Opal Woodring
Birth: April 29, 1918 43 33Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States
Death: August 3, 1995Contra Costa, California, United States
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Parents William McKenley Shemwell + Sarah Permelia Shemwell
2Mattie Shemwell18761880
3Ethel Shemwell18781880
4Infant Shemwell18801900
5Ada Dell Shemwell18821953
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
5Myrtle Mae Moorman18851975
7Ira Milton Moorman18891958
9Ida Ruth Moorman18951976
10Mary Ethel Moorman18981982