The Shemwell Family

Nettie Pansy ConnellAge: 68 years18861955

Nettie Pansy Connell
Given names
Nettie Pansy
Married name
Nettie Pansy McMillan
Birth July 24, 1886 37 35
MarriageJohn G McMillanView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 -
Census 1900 (Age 13 years)
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 -
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Franklin Connell
August 14, 1925 (Age 39 years)

Death of a sisterLillian Izora “Lillie” Connell
April 13, 1926 (Age 39 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherJames Merton “Jim” Connell
September 7, 1942 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 -
Death of a motherNancy Ann Shemwell
November 19, 1951 (Age 65 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 -
Death of a sisterGeorgia Florence Connell
October 27, 1954 (Age 68 years)
Death of a husbandJohn G McMillan
February 11, 1955 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a husbandJohn G McMillan
February 13, 1955 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arlington Heights Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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. -
Death April 5, 1955 (Age 68 years)

Burial April 8, 1955 (3 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: McMillan Cemetery
Note: Death cert. says 1955
Last change October 10, 202021:06:59

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 25, 1869Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
Georgia Florence Connell
Birth: September 9, 1875 26 24Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 27, 1954Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
-8 months
elder brother
Birth: about 1874 24 22Tennessee, United States
Death: February 1877Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
James Merton “Jim” Connell
Birth: October 8, 1877 28 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 7, 1942Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
5 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Thomas Frederick Connell
Birth: July 16, 1884 35 33Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 31, 1958Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Nettie Pansy Connell
Birth: July 24, 1886 37 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1955Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Family with John G McMillan - View this family
John G McMillan
Birth: July 15, 1887 24 20Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1955Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Nettie Pansy Connell
Birth: July 24, 1886 37 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1955Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States

Nettie Pansy Connell has 21 first cousins recorded