The Shemwell Family

Willie A CarverAge: 80 years19041985

Willie A Carver
Given names
Willie A
Married name
Willie A Newman
Birth June 15, 1904
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frances Newman
January 6, 1928 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 29, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert Ray Newman
May 25, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Lewis “Jimmy” Newman
May 11, 1935 (Age 30 years)
Census May 4, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Harold Daniel Blake
November 18, 1951 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 45 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2Terry Lewis Blake
February 9, 1964 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 of a husbandWilliam Arvel Newman
October 12, 1983 (Age 79 years)
Death March 23, 1985 (Age 80 years)
Last change January 23, 201813:24:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Arvel Newman - View this family
William Arvel Newman
Birth: October 24, 1900 20 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1983Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Mary Frances Newman
Birth: January 6, 1928 27 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 2, 1992Belton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Robert Ray Newman
Birth: May 25, 1930 29 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 28, 2017Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
James Lewis “Jimmy” Newman
Birth: May 11, 1935 34 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 29, 2013Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Arvel Newman - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Newman, ArvilheadMW29M25KYKYKYLaborerCoal Mine
Newman, WilliewifeFW25M21KYKYKY
Newman, Mary FdaughterFW2-7mMKYKYKY