The Shemwell Family

Ada May ShemwellAge: 40 years18841925

Ada May Shemwell
Given names
Ada May
Married name
Ada May Walls
Birth July 9, 1884 27 26
Birth of a sisterEthel Shemwell
October 1886 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherHarry Fountain Shemwell
March 16, 1889 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLeonard Mason Shemwell
March 8, 1891 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherAlbert Ennis Shemwell
May 6, 1894 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 years)
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 -
Birth of a brotherCharles Howard Shemwell
August 17, 1899 (Age 15 years)
Note: He is in June 1900 Census
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
before 1900 (Age 15 years)

Census June 1, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Hallie Louise Walls
November 30, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Halford Vermont Walls
September 28, 1906 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Russell Wilbert Walls
November 5, 1909 (Age 25 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Thelma Alene Walls
November 28, 1912 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5William Wallace Walls
February 10, 1916 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#6James Edwin “Pud” Walls
June 5, 1917 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 32 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 33 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 -
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childRaymond Curtis “Jack” ParkerHallie Louise WallsView this family
about 1921 (Age 36 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Black Shemwell
December 22, 1921 (Age 37 years)
Cause: Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
Note: Name:S. B. Shemwell
Birth of a grandson
#1Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
February 14, 1922 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Raymond Curtis Parker Jr.
July 16, 1924 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#7Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls
August 6, 1924 (Age 40 years)
Death April 8, 1925 (Age 40 years)
Cemetery: Miller & Piper Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201816:15:05

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 30, 1879Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
Minnie Beatrice Shemwell
Birth: May 5, 1880 23 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 3, 1937Daviess, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
William Joseph “Will” Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1882 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 20, 1955Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
23 months
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
Family with Clarence Walls - View this family
22 months
Halford Vermont Walls
Birth: September 28, 1906 24 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 1993
3 years
Russell Wilbert Walls
Birth: November 5, 1909 27 25Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1998Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
3 years
William Wallace Walls
Birth: February 10, 1916 33 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 2012Merrillville, Lake, Indiana, United States
16 months
James Edwin “Pud” Walls
Birth: June 5, 1917 35 32Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 23, 1944
Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls
Birth: August 6, 1924 42 40Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1, 2008Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States
Clarence Walls + Grace House - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: May 16, 1927Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Ada May Shemwell has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Washington Shemwell - Household

Central City Muhlenberg Ky

James ShemwellheadWMSep 185742M21--KYKYKYCoal miner
Laura ShemwellwifeWFOct 185841M2188KYENGVA
Minnie ShemwelldaughterWFMay 188020S---KYKYKY
William ShemwellsonWMAug 188217S---KYKYKYCoal miner
Adda ShemwelldaughterWFJul 188415S---KYKYKY
Ethel ShemwelldaughterWFOct 188613S---KYKYKYAt school
Harry ShemwellsonWMMar 188911S---KYKYKYAt school
Leonard ShemwellsonWMMar 18919S---KYKYKY
Albert ShemwellsonWMMay 18946S---KYKYKY
Howard ShemwellsonWMAug 189910mS---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Walls - Household

Bevier, Muhlenberg, KY

Walls, ClarenceheadMW25M6ILKYKYLaborerCoal Mine
Walls, Ada MwifeFW25M633KYKYKY
Walls, Hallie LdaughterFW5SILILKY
Walls, AlfredsonMW3SILILKY
Walls, RussellsonMW5mSILILKY