The Shemwell Family

Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” ShemwellAge: 89 years19192008

Name
Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
Given names
Charlene Elizabeth
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Charlene Elizabeth Oatsvall
Nickname
Betty
Note: The old gedcom had her name Viola Elizabeth Charlene. -b
Birth November 27, 1919 40 28
Census January 29, 1920 (Age 2 months)
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Rice Shemwell
May 3, 1922 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherClifton Harmon Shemwell
January 9, 1924 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAdell D “Dellie” Rougemont
July 31, 1924 (Age 4 years)

Cause: Cancer of the womb
Birth of a brotherMardis Calvin Shemwell
February 20, 1926 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 1930 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Elmer Shemwell
October 3, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Associate: James Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
Birth of a brotherJames Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
October 3, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Associate: Thomas Elmer Shemwell
Death of a fatherCharles Hiram “Charley” Shemwell
June 7, 1936 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
October 26, 1936 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Robert Lee Oatsvall
August 31, 1939 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 brotherThomas Elmer Shemwell
October 1952 (Age 32 years)
Cause: M.I.A. - Korea
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 30 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 brotherClifton Harmon Shemwell
June 4, 1956 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherBeuna Eartha Stavely
August 21, 1956 (Age 36 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Harmon “Willie” Shemwell
1965 (Age 45 years)

Death of a brotherMardis Calvin Shemwell
December 22, 1969 (Age 50 years)
Cause: Killed in car wreck going to work
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 husbandVernon Oatsvall
October 31, 1993 (Age 73 years)
Death of a half-brotherClarence Franklin Shemwell
March 5, 1994 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a half-brotherClarence Franklin Shemwell
after March 5, 1994 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Death of a brotherCharles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
June 5, 1994 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a brotherCharles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
after June 5, 1994 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Note: Inscription:
Death of a half-brotherJames Dallas Shemwell
December 10, 1994 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherBenjamin Rice Shemwell
July 29, 1998 (Age 78 years)
Burial of a brotherBenjamin Rice Shemwell
July 31, 1998 (Age 78 years)
Address: Plot: Plot: C 0 97
Cemetery: Mound City National Cemetery
Death December 8, 2008 (Age 89 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Green Ridge Cemetery
Last change December 31, 201709:30:41

by: Barry Shemwell
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Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
Birth: November 27, 1919 40 28Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 2008Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
sister
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younger brother
Benjamin Rice Shemwell
Birth: May 3, 1922 43 31Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 29, 1998Logan, Franklin, Illinois, United States
20 months
younger brother
Clifton Harmon Shemwell
Birth: January 9, 1924 44 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 4, 1956Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger brother
Mardis Calvin Shemwell
Birth: February 20, 1926 47 35Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1969Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
brother
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younger brother
Thomas Elmer Shemwell
Birth: October 3, 1930 51 39Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1952Korea
younger brother
James Eldridge Shemwell Sr.
Birth: October 3, 1930 51 39Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 2014Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Charles Joe “Charley” Shemwell
Birth: October 26, 1936 57 45Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 5, 1994Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States
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Shemwell
Birth: May 13, 1918 39 36Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1918Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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husband
Vernon Oatsvall
Birth: November 15, 1919 28 26Benton, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 31, 1993Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
herself
Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell
Birth: November 27, 1919 40 28Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 2008Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
son
Robert Lee Oatsvall
Birth: August 31, 1939 19 19Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 9, 2013Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
daughter
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Charlene Elizabeth “Betty” Shemwell has 4 first cousins recorded

Name
The old gedcom had her name Viola Elizabeth Charlene. -b