The Shemwell Family

Harold ShemwellAge: 59 years18761936

Name
Harold Shemwell
Given names
Harold
Surname
Shemwell
Birth August 17, 1876 46 38
Birth of a sisterMary “May” Shemwell
April 12, 1877 (Age 7 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 4, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherOdell Shemwell
August 5, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Death of a fatherDr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell
October 25, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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
Death of a sisterEtta Shemwell
January 2, 1901 (Age 24 years)
MarriageElla May DoyleView this family
July 5, 1901 (Age 24 years)
Burial of a sisterEtta Shemwell
1901 (Age 24 years)
Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery
Death of a brotherOdell Shemwell
July 13, 1904 (Age 27 years)
Address: Shemwell Home
Cause: Typhoid
Burial of a brotherOdell Shemwell
after July 13, 1904 (Age 27 years)
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
MarriageSallie Borum DeyView this family
November 27, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Margaret Dey Shemwell
January 28, 1909 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
February 21, 1916 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WWI Draft Registration
September 12, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 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 41 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/
Blackshere-Texas Oil Company April 29, 1921 (Age 44 years)
Exonerated Hit and killed Newsboy George Mumford November 2, 1922 (Age 46 years)

Death of a sisterDella Shemwell
April 7, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a sisterDella Shemwell
after April 7, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Cemetery: Shemwell Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 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
Death of a brotherBaxter Shemwell
May 31, 1932 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound to abdomen
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sally Forrest Lash
October 1932 (Age 56 years)
Living in 1932 (Age 55 years)
Death January 4, 1936 (Age 59 years)
Burial January 7, 1936 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Fort Lincoln Cemetery
Last change March 15, 201713:38:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 7, 1857Davidson, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder brother
16 months
elder sister
Mary Louisa Shemwell
Birth: July 14, 1859 29 21Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1860Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
17 months
elder brother
William Whitehead Shemwell
Birth: December 2, 1860 30 22Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 26, 1861Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
23 months
elder brother
Edward Marcellus Shemwell
Birth: October 28, 1862 32 24Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 13, 1864Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
22 months
elder sister
Cora B Shemwell
Birth: August 21, 1864 34 26Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 7, 1950Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
Frederick Shemwell
Birth: October 13, 1866 36 28Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 23, 1867
17 months
elder sister
Della Shemwell
Birth: March 17, 1868 38 29North Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1923Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Etta Shemwell
Birth: June 30, 1870 40 32Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 2, 1901Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Sara Frances Shemwell
Birth: September 11, 1872 42 34Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 13, 1875Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Alice Shemwell
Birth: August 1874 44 36North Carolina, United States
Death: 1946Richmond, Virginia, United States
2 years
himself
Harold Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1876 46 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1936Washington, District of Columbia, United States
8 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Odell Shemwell
Birth: August 5, 1880 50 42Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 13, 1904Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Sallie Borum Dey - View this family
himself
Harold Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1876 46 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1936Washington, District of Columbia, United States
wife
Marriage: November 27, 1907Norfolk, Virginia, United States
14 months
daughter
Margaret Dey Shemwell
Birth: January 28, 1909 32 23Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Death: May 2, 1991Brevard, Florida, United States
Family with Ella May Doyle - View this family
himself
Harold Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1876 46 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1936Washington, District of Columbia, United States
wife
Marriage: July 5, 1901St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States

Harold Shemwell has 32 first cousins recorded

MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell - Household

Tyro, Davidson, NC

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
O M ShemwellWM49headMMedical DoctorNCNC
Sarah ShemwellWF42wifeMKeeping houseNCNCNC
Baxter ShemwellWM22sonMAt SchoolNCNCNC
Cora ShemwellWF15daughterSAt SchoolNCNCNC
Della ShemwellWF12daughterSAt SchoolNCNCNC
Etta ShemwellWF10daughterSAt SchoolNCNCNC
Alice ShemwellWF6daughterSNCNCNC
Harold ShemwellWM4sonSNCNCNC
Mary ShemwellWF2daughterSNCNCNC
Bid ShikesBF16servantNCNCNC
Bab IvensBM18servantNCNCNC
James HountBM22servantNCNCNC
Lizzie WaltBF17servantNCNCNC

Note: At school