The Shemwell Family

Harry MitchellAge: 66 years19011968

Name
Harry Mitchell
Given names
Harry
Surname
Mitchell
Birth July 27, 1901 45 22
Death of a paternal grandmotherHarriet Miranda “Mary” Shemwell
March 11, 1906 (Age 4 years)
Death of a motherPearl Reese
January 18, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 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 16 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/
MarriageMildred A WoodfullView this family
February 18, 1923 (Age 21 years)
Note: Says his father Tom is dead - he is not, death in 1924 -b
Death of a fatherThomas Jefferson “Tom” Mitchell
January 24, 1924 (Age 22 years)
Cause: bronchial pneumonia
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 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 3, 1930 (Age 28 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 wifeMildred A Woodfull
January 2, 1948 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 44 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 April 15, 1968 (Age 66 years)
Last change September 28, 201711:53:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1897
16 months
elder brother
21 months
elder sister
Mabel P Mitchell
Birth: December 26, 1899 43 20Tennessee, United States
Death: May 1986Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
19 months
himself
Harry Mitchell
Birth: July 27, 1901 45 22Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 15, 1968Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Family with Mildred A Woodfull - View this family
himself
Harry Mitchell
Birth: July 27, 1901 45 22Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 15, 1968Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
wife
Mildred A Woodfull
Birth: August 8, 1899New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Death: January 2, 1948Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: February 18, 1923Clark, Indiana, United States

Harry Mitchell has 9 first cousins recorded

Marriage
Says his father Tom is dead - he is not, death in 1924 -b
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Harry Mitchell - Household

1020 Market Street Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Mitchell, HarryheadMW27M20TNKYTNPainterHouse
Mitchell, Mildred AwifeFW27M20INKYIN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Harry Mitchell - Household

1009 Logan Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Mitchell, HenryheadMW37MTNLouisvilleKYPainterPainter Contractor
Mitchell, Mildred AwifeFW28MINLouisvilleKY

Maybe wrong- Mildred is 28 and Henry not Harry -b