The Shemwell Family

Malvina Elvina “Mollie” RickmanAge: 73 years18581931

Name
Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
Given names
Malvina Elvina
Surname
Rickman
Married name
Malvina Elvina Shemwell
Nickname
Mollie
Birth March 8, 1858
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 3 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
MarriageChristopher Columbus “Bud” ShemwellView this family
December 1, 1875 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mattie E Shemwell
October 11, 1877 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#2Albert Bell Shemwell
December 23, 1879 (Age 21 years)
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Porter Clark Shemwell
May 7, 1884 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Berta Laurine Shemwell
December 10, 1887 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Lee Shemwell
November 30, 1890 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Lelia May Shemwell
November 30, 1890 (Age 32 years)
Associate: Lee Shemwell
Death of a daughterLee Shemwell
June 26, 1891 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a daughterLee Shemwell
1891 (Age 32 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#7Florence E Shemwell
April 23, 1892 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#8Henry Clay “Harry” Shemwell
January 2, 1896 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 40 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childCarl Logan SmithMattie E ShemwellView this family
June 4, 1911 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childLeslie Frank SheltonLelia May ShemwellView this family
September 24, 1913 (Age 55 years)
Death of a husbandChristopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell
August 30, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Note: or July 31, 1914
Marriage of a childHarry C FerrelFlorence E ShemwellView this family
December 27, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a husbandChristopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell
1914 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#1Alpha Francis Shelton
March 4, 1915 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Jesse Wade Ferrel
October 1, 1915 (Age 57 years)

Death of a grandsonJesse Wade Ferrel
October 4, 1915 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childHenry J CopelandBerta Laurine ShemwellView this family
November 10, 1915 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a grandson
#3Edward Clay Ferrel
September 2, 1917 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 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 59 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/
Birth of a grandson
#4James Fay Ferrel
August 11, 1919 (Age 61 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 71 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 1930 (Age 71 years)
Address: Mill Crk Prcnt
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 72 years)
Death May 8, 1931 (Age 73 years)

Burial 1931 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Last change December 13, 201814:38:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 1, 1875Todd, Kentucky, United States
22 months
daughter
Mattie E Shemwell
Birth: October 11, 1877 29 19Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1949Walla Walla, Washington, United States
2 years
son
Albert Bell Shemwell
Birth: December 23, 1879 31 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 31, 1949
4 years
son
4 years
daughter
Berta Laurine Shemwell
Birth: December 10, 1887 39 29Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1969Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
3 years
daughter
Lee Shemwell
Birth: November 30, 1890 42 32
Death: June 26, 1891Kentucky, United States
daughter
Lelia May Shemwell
Birth: November 30, 1890 42 32Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 29, 1968Walla Walla, Washington, United States
17 months
daughter
4 years
son
Henry Clay “Harry” Shemwell
Birth: January 2, 1896 47 37Saron Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1985Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Christopher Columbus Shemwell - Household

Sharon District, Todd, KY

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Christopher C ShemwellWM32headM-FarmerKYKYKY
Mollie E ShemwellWF23wifeM-Keeping houseKYUNKUNK
Mattie E ShemwellWF3daughterS-KYKYKY
Albert B ShemwellWM5msonS-KYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Christopher Columbus Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Christopher C ShemwellheadWMSep 184851M23--KYKYKYFarmer
Mollie E ShemwellwifeWFMar 186238M2387KYTNKY
Mattie ShemwelldaughterWFOct 187722S---KYKYKY
Albert B ShemwellsonWMDec 187920S---KYKYKYFarm Labor
Porter C ShemwellsonWMMay 188416S---KYKYKYFarm Labor
Bertie L ShemwelldaughterWFNov 188712S---KYKYKY
Lelia ShemwelldaughterWFOct 18908S---KYKYKY
Florence ShemwelldaughterWFJan 18939S---KYKYKY
Henry C ShemwellsonWMDec 18937S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Christopher Columbus Shemwell - Household

Mill Creek, Wala Wala, WA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Christopher C ShemwellheadMW62M32--KYKYKYFarmerHay & fruit
Mollie E ShemwellwifeFW51M3287KYUNKUNK
Albert B ShemwellsonMW29S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Porter Cl ShemwellsonMW26S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Berta L ShemwelldaughterFW23S---KYKYKY
Lela M ShemwelldaughterFW19S---KYKYKY
Florence E ShemwelldaughterFW18S---KYKYKY
Henry C ShemwellsonMW14S---KYKYKY
Mattie E ShemwelldaughterFW32S---KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman - Household

Upper Mill Creek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, MollieheadFW62WdKYTNKYFarmerFarming
Shemwell, AlbertsonMW39SKYTNKYFarmerFarming
Shemwell, ClarksonMW35SKYTNKYLaborerFarm Work
Shemwell, ClaysonMW22SKYTNKYTruck Farmer - corn, strawberries, etc.Farm Work

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman - Household

Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Malvina EheadFW72WdKYKYKYFarmerFarm
Shemwell, Albert BsonMW50SKYKYKYLaborerFarm
Shemwell, Porter CsonMW46SKYKYKYLaborerFarm
Shemwell, Henry CsonMW33SKYKYKYLaborerFarm