The Shemwell Family

Helen Rebecca ShemwellAge: 76 years18981975

Name
Helen Rebecca Shemwell
Given names
Helen Rebecca
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Helen Rebecca Morgan
Birth August 18, 1898 33 24
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
Birth of a sisterRuth Shemwell
May 31, 1900 (Age 21 months)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 21 months)
Death of a sisterRuth Shemwell
June 15, 1901 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAdeline Olivia Shemwell
May 1902 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterLaura Bell Shemwell
January 15, 1904 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Alexander Shemwell
May 24, 1904 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Heart Trouble
Death of a sisterLaura Bell Shemwell
June 20, 1904 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterJulia Clark Shemwell
March 17, 1905 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert Lee Shemwell Jr.
December 27, 1906 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Eleanor Shemwell
about 1909 (Age 10 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherRev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
November 17, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Wayne Shemwell
January 12, 1913 (Age 14 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Wayne Shemwell
January 8, 1914 (Age 15 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 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 sisterElizabeth Randolph Shemwell
April 12, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 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 19 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/
Death of a fatherJudge Robert Lee Shemwell
April 5, 1919 (Age 20 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 21 years)
MarriageJames Hayden MorganView this family
1921 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Rebecca Morgan
1922 (Age 23 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 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 5, 1930 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Dixie H Morgan
1931 (Age 32 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Russell McGregor
1942 (Age 43 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 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 51 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 motherWilhelmina Queen “Willie” Bourland
August 9, 1959 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Lee Shemwell Jr.
February 18, 1963 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterMary Catherine Shemwell
1968 (Age 69 years)
Death of a husbandJames Hayden Morgan
July 7, 1972 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterAdeline Olivia Shemwell
February 22, 1973 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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 January 28, 1975 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Strow Cemetery
Last change June 20, 201612:00:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 2, 1896Calloway, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
18 months
herself
Helen Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: August 18, 1898 33 24Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1975Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger sister
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: May 31, 1900 35 26Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1901Benton, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Adeline Olivia Shemwell
Birth: May 1902 37 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1973Washington, District of Columbia, United States
21 months
younger sister
Laura Bell Shemwell
Birth: January 15, 1904 38 29Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 1904Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
14 months
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
Robert Lee Shemwell Jr.
Birth: December 27, 1906 41 32Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 18, 1963Riverdale, Prince Georges, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger sister
23 months
younger brother
Rev. James Albert Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 17, 1910 45 36Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1994Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Margaret Wayne Shemwell
Birth: January 12, 1913 47 38Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 1914Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Randolph Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1918 53 44Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 17, 2011Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
Family with James Hayden Morgan - View this family
husband
herself
Helen Rebecca Shemwell
Birth: August 18, 1898 33 24Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1975Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1921
2 years
daughter
10 years
daughter
Dixie H Morgan
Birth: 1931 46 32Benton, Kentucky, United States
Death: 2014Illinois, United States

Helen Rebecca Shemwell has 22 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Robert Lee Shemwell - Household

Benton, Marshall, Ky

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Robert L ShemwellheadWMMar 186535M3--KYKYKYCounty Judge
Willie ShemwellwifeWFMar 187426M333KYUNKUNKMusic Teacher
Mary C ShemwelldaughterWFMar 18973S---KYKYKY
Helen R ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18981S---KYKYKY
Baby ShemwelldaughterWFMay 190016dS---KYKYKY
Callie BrewerservantWFMay 1879-S---TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Robert Lee Shemwell - Household

Maiden Alley Benton, Marshall, Ky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Robt L ShemwellheadMW45M13--KYNCTNLawyerGeneral Practice
Willie Q ShemwellwifeFW36M1386KYKYKY
Mary C ShemwelldaughterFW13S---KYKYKY
Helen R ShemwelldaughterFW11S---KYKYKY
Adeline ShemwelldaughterFW8S---KYKYKY
Julia ShemwelldaughterFW4S---KYKYKY
Robt L ShemwellsonMW3S---KYKYKY
Dorothy ShemwelldaughterFW9mS---KYKYKY

Notes: Census says 8 chlidren born 6 living

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Willie Queen Bourland - Household

Maiden Lane Benton Marshall Ky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, WillieheadFW45WKYKYKY
Shemwell, MarydaughterFW22SKYKYKYClerical Worker? Washington ?
Shemwell, HelendaughterFW20SKYKYKYClerical WorkerWashington DC ?
Shemwell, AdelinedaughterFW19SKYKYKY
Shemwell, JuliadaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Shemwell, RobertsonMW13SKYKYKY
Shemwell, DorothydaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AlbertsonMW9SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW1SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Hayden Morgan - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Morgan, James HheadMW45M34KYKYKYFarmerAgri. Farm
Morgan, HelenwifeFW31M22KYKYKYTeacherPublic School
Morgan, RebeccadaughterFW8SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Hayden Morgan - Household

Symsonia Highway Marshall, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Morgan, JamieXheadMW55MKYsame houseFarmerFarm
Morgan, HelenwifeFW41MKYsame house
Morgan, Rebecca (ab)daughterFW18SKYsame house
Morgan, Dixie HdaughterFW8SKYsame house
Morgan, LydiaauntFW70SKYsame house