The Shemwell Family

Geneva LewisAge: 99 years19092009

Name
Geneva Lewis
Given names
Geneva
Surname
Lewis
Married name
Geneva Caldwell
Birth September 10, 1909 22 22
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargarette Blaylock
1910 (Age 3 months)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a brotherWendell Dempsey “Bill” Lewis
October 18, 1912 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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/
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherLewis Jefferson Spencer Spencer
February 15, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Billy Houston Caldwell Sr.
November 17, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 motherDorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer
August 4, 1952 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 fatherHenry Carson Lewis
May 16, 1955 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Death of a half-brotherCalvis Albon Pringle
August 30, 1975 (Age 65 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 brotherWendell Dempsey “Bill” Lewis
July 17, 1977 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sonBilly Houston Caldwell Sr.
October 21, 1978 (Age 69 years)
Death of a husbandDallas Houston Caldwell
October 22, 1979 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterTeula J Lewis
February 26, 2003 (Age 93 years)
Death January 27, 2009 (Age 99 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Natrona Memorial Gardens
Last change January 24, 201809:50:18

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
Teula J Lewis
Birth: June 25, 1907 20 20Supply, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 26, 2003Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
2 years
herself
Geneva Lewis
Birth: September 10, 1909 22 22Supply, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 27, 2009Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States
3 years
younger brother
Wendell Dempsey “Bill” Lewis
Birth: October 18, 1912 25 25Arkansas, United States
Death: July 17, 1977Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
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step-father
mother
Marriage:
half-brother
Calvis Albon Pringle
Birth: August 3, 1904 33 17Arkansas, United States
Death: August 30, 1975
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husband
Dallas Houston Caldwell
Birth: October 16, 1903 24 22Arkansas, United States
Death: October 22, 1979Powell, Park, Wyoming, United States
herself
Geneva Lewis
Birth: September 10, 1909 22 22Supply, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 27, 2009Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States
daughter
Private
son
Billy Houston Caldwell Sr.
Birth: November 17, 1930 27 21Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 21, 1978Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States
daughter
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daughter
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Henry Carson Lewis - Household

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Lewis, H CarsonheadMW23M14ARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Spencer, Dora LwifeFW23M2433ARARAR
Lewis, Teula JdaughterFW2SARARAR
Lewis, GenevadaughterFW7mSARARAR
Pringle, Calvis Astep sonMW5SARARAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer - Household

Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Spencer, Dorenda EheadFW33WdARARMOFarmerGeneral farm
Lewis, AlbomsonMW15SARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Lewis, Teula JdaughterFW12SARARAR
Lewis, GenevadaughterFW10SARARAR
Lewis, Wendell DsonMW7SARARAR

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