The Shemwell Family

Thomas Rudolph HewellAge: 77 years19121990

Name
Thomas Rudolph Hewell
Given names
Thomas Rudolph
Surname
Hewell
Birth October 23, 1912 32 37
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 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 4 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 5 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 15, 1930 (Age 17 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherMary Gulema Rudolph
December 29, 1943 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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
Death of a fatherThomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
September 28, 1945 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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 33 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 wifeFlora Geraldine Barefield
January 22, 1980 (Age 67 years)
Death February 3, 1990 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change January 31, 201813:30:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Thomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
Birth: March 31, 1880 37 27Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 28, 1945Trigg, Kentucky, United States
mother
Mary Gulema Rudolph
Birth: November 13, 1874Fredonia, Coffee, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 29, 1943Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
himself
Thomas Rudolph Hewell
Birth: October 23, 1912 32 37Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 3, 1990Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Flora Geraldine Barefield - View this family
himself
Thomas Rudolph Hewell
Birth: October 23, 1912 32 37Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 3, 1990Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Flora Geraldine Barefield
Birth: August 26, 1911Kentucky, United States
Death: January 22, 1980Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private

Thomas Rudolph Hewell has 8 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles “Charley” Hewell - Household

Tobacco Road Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hewell, ThomasheadMW50MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Hewell, MarywifeFW55MKYKYKY
Hewell, Thomas JrsonMW17SKYKYKY