The Shemwell Family

Jesse Eugene HolmesAge: 85 years19252010

Name
Jesse Eugene Holmes
Given names
Jesse Eugene
Surname
Holmes
Birth February 15, 1925 27 25
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 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 4, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Matilda Donelson
March 3, 1931 (Age 6 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Elza “Bill” Shemwell
March 2, 1944 (Age 19 years)
Note: Home of Son of Carl on Estes Lane in Paducah, KY. Pa lived with my grandparents, Carl and Maude - Lenore55
Death of a brotherClois Holmes Jr.
March 14, 1945 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 24 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 20 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 of a fatherClois Holmes
June 13, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Death of a motherJesse Shemwell
September 8, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Death December 13, 2010 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Benton Cemetery
Last change November 21, 201715:43:54

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Clois Holmes
Birth: July 24, 1897Kentucky, United States
Death: June 13, 1989Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States
mother
Jesse Shemwell
Birth: July 27, 1899 41 37Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 8, 1989Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1918Massac, Illinois, United States
21 months
elder brother
Clois Holmes Jr.
Birth: October 14, 1919 22 20Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 1945San Mateo, California, United States
5 years
himself
Jesse Eugene Holmes
Birth: February 15, 1925 27 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 2010Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States
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himself
Jesse Eugene Holmes
Birth: February 15, 1925 27 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 2010Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States
wife
son
Private

Jesse Eugene Holmes has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Clois Holmes - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Holmes, CloisheadMW32M21KYKYKYFarmerFarm
Holmes, JessewifeFW30M19KYKYKY
Holmes, Clois Jr.sonMW10SKYKYKY
Holmes, Jesse EsonMW5SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clois Holmes - Household

Mayfield Highway Marshall, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Holmes, CloisheadMW42MKYRMarshallKYFarm Bureau Office
Holmes, JesseXwifeFW40MKYRMarshallKY
Holmes, Clois Jr.sonMW20SKYRMarshallKYSalesmanFactory
Holmes, J EugenesonMW15SKYRMarshallKY