The Shemwell Family

Berta Laurine ShemwellAge: 81 years18871969

Name
Berta Laurine Shemwell
Given names
Berta Laurine
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Berta Laurine Copeland
Birth December 10, 1887 39 29
Birth of a sisterLee Shemwell
November 30, 1890 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a sisterLelia May Shemwell
November 30, 1890 (Age 2 years)
Associate: Lee Shemwell
Death of a sisterLee Shemwell
June 26, 1891 (Age 3 years)
Burial of a sisterLee Shemwell
1891 (Age 3 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Birth of a sisterFlorence E Shemwell
April 23, 1892 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry Clay “Harry” Shemwell
January 2, 1896 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 12 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherChristopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell
August 30, 1914 (Age 26 years)
Note: or July 31, 1914
MarriageHenry J CopelandView this family
November 10, 1915 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 29 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 30 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 2, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 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 11, 1930 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherMalvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
May 8, 1931 (Age 43 years)

Census April 17, 1940 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 brotherAlbert Bell Shemwell
January 31, 1949 (Age 61 years)

Death of a sisterMattie E Shemwell
May 6, 1949 (Age 61 years)
Burial of a brotherAlbert Bell Shemwell
1949 (Age 61 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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 brotherPorter Clark Shemwell
December 6, 1960 (Age 72 years)

Death of a husbandHenry J Copeland
December 5, 1961 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterLelia May Shemwell
July 29, 1968 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 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 February 13, 1969 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Last change January 7, 201609:36:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 1, 1875Todd, Kentucky, United States
22 months
elder sister
Mattie E Shemwell
Birth: October 11, 1877 29 19Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1949Walla Walla, Washington, United States
2 years
elder brother
Albert Bell Shemwell
Birth: December 23, 1879 31 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 31, 1949
4 years
elder brother
4 years
herself
Berta Laurine Shemwell
Birth: December 10, 1887 39 29Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1969Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
3 years
younger sister
Lee Shemwell
Birth: November 30, 1890 42 32
Death: June 26, 1891Kentucky, United States
younger sister
Lelia May Shemwell
Birth: November 30, 1890 42 32Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 29, 1968Walla Walla, Washington, United States
17 months
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Henry Clay “Harry” Shemwell
Birth: January 2, 1896 47 37Saron Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1985Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Henry J Copeland - View this family
husband
Henry J Copeland
Birth: December 9, 1884Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Death: December 5, 1961Washington, United States
herself
Berta Laurine Shemwell
Birth: December 10, 1887 39 29Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1969Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: November 10, 1915Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

Berta Laurine Shemwell has 42 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
5Shemwell1889
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978

Mother's family (0)

MarriageWashington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Christopher Columbus Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Christopher C ShemwellheadWMSep 184851M23--KYKYKYFarmer
Mollie E ShemwellwifeWFMar 186238M2387KYTNKY
Mattie ShemwelldaughterWFOct 187722S---KYKYKY
Albert B ShemwellsonWMDec 187920S---KYKYKYFarm Labor
Porter C ShemwellsonWMMay 188416S---KYKYKYFarm Labor
Bertie L ShemwelldaughterWFNov 188712S---KYKYKY
Lelia ShemwelldaughterWFOct 18908S---KYKYKY
Florence ShemwelldaughterWFJan 18939S---KYKYKY
Henry C ShemwellsonWMDec 18937S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Christopher Columbus Shemwell - Household

Mill Creek, Wala Wala, WA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Christopher C ShemwellheadMW62M32--KYKYKYFarmerHay & fruit
Mollie E ShemwellwifeFW51M3287KYUNKUNK
Albert B ShemwellsonMW29S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Porter Cl ShemwellsonMW26S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Berta L ShemwelldaughterFW23S---KYKYKY
Lela M ShemwelldaughterFW19S---KYKYKY
Florence E ShemwelldaughterFW18S---KYKYKY
Henry C ShemwellsonMW14S---KYKYKY
Mattie E ShemwelldaughterFW32S---KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Upper Mill Creek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Copeland, HenryheadMW35MWAORILFarmerFarming
Copeland, LorenewifeFW34MKYKYTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Upper Mill Creek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Copeland, Henry JheadMW45MWAORILFarmerFarm
Copeland, Laurine BwifeFW40MKYKYKY
Fisher, Carl MlodgerMW30DKSKSKSLaborerFarm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Copeland, Henry JheadMW54MWAFarmerWheat Farm
Copeland, LorenewifeFW51MKY
Shemwell, Henry Cbrother in lawMW44SKYLaborerFarm