The Shemwell Family

Harold Calvin ShemwellAge: 85 years19021987

Name
Harold Calvin Shemwell
Given names
Harold Calvin
Surname
Shemwell
Birth April 8, 1902 34 28
Birth of a sisterThelma Jane Shemwell
December 2, 1905 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEliza Jane Reed
October 31, 1908 (Age 6 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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/
Census February 3, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 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 1, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherCalvin R Shemwell
November 25, 1939 (Age 37 years)

Census April 1, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 47 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
Death of a motherCora Elizabeth Huntsinger
January 22, 1969 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 September 23, 1987 (Age 85 years)

Burial 1987 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Brockett Cemetery
Last change January 12, 201612:20:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: December 17, 1899Clay, Arkansas, United States
10 months
elder sister
Sybil Marie Shemwell
Birth: October 21, 1900 33 26Arkansas, United States
Death: October 26, 1990Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States
18 months
himself
4 years
younger sister
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himself
wife
daughter
Private

Harold Calvin Shemwell has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Calvin R Shemwell - Household

Current River, Clay, Ak

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Call R ShemwellheadMW42M11--ARNCKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Cora ShemwellwifeFW36M1133ILILIN
Sybil ShemwelldaughterFW9S---ARARIL
Harold ShemwellsonMW8S---ARARIL
Thelma ShemwelldaughterFW4S---ARARIL
Lydia Huntsingermother in lawFW60W-65INININ

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Calvin R Shemwell - Household

Current River, Clay, Ak

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Calvin ShemwellheadMW52MARNCKYFarmerGeneral
Cora ShemwellwifeFW46MILILIN
Sybil ShemwelldaughterFW19SARARIL
Harol ShemwellsonMW17SARARIL
Thelma ShemwelldaughterFW14SARARIL
Lydia Huntsingermother in lawFW74SINUSUS

Notes: No name Road

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Calvin R Shemwell - Household

Current River, Clay, Ak

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Calvin R ShemwellheadMW62M32ARSCKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Cora E ShemwellwifeFW56M26ILILIN
Harold C ShemwellsonMW27S-ARARILLaborerGeneral Farm
Thelma ShemwelldaughterFW24S-ARARIL

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Cora Elizabeth Huntsinger - Household

Current River, Clay, Ak

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Cora ShemwellheadFW66ILFarmerFarm
Harol ShemwellsonMW37ARLaborerFarm
Thelma ShemwelldaughterFW34AR
Jack ShemwellsonMW9ARLaborerFarm
Clarence Dismanghired ManMW25AR