The Shemwell Family

Edna Earl LyonAge: 83 years19081992

Edna Earl Lyon
Given names
Edna Earl
Birth October 11, 1908 40 39
Birth of a brotherForrest Lyon
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 18 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marcus Shemwell
July 20, 1916 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 13, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherPenelope Frances “Fanny” Coursey
August 10, 1922 (Age 13 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 -
Death of a motherAlice Malone Shemwell
August 19, 1937 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sisterErmine Dewitt Lyon
March 30, 1944 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJohn William Lyon
December 28, 1944 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a brotherCharles Allen “Charlie” Lyon
November 12, 1960 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a brotherCharles Allen “Charlie” Lyon
1960 (Age 51 years)
Cemetery: Green Ridge Presbyterian Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 brotherRoland Marcus Lyon
May 22, 1976 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sisterAudrey Todd Lyon
November 1985 (Age 77 years)

Death February 26, 1992 (Age 83 years)

Last change April 4, 201810:08:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 10, 1892Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
Ruth Lyon
Birth: January 14, 1895 26 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 14, 1895Todd, Kentucky, United States
19 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Roland Marcus Lyon
Birth: February 8, 1899 30 29Kentucky, United States
Death: May 22, 1976Miami-Dade, Florida, United States
6 years
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
4 years
Edna Earl Lyon
Birth: October 11, 1908 40 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 26, 1992
3 months

Edna Earl Lyon has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John William Lyon - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Lyon, John WheadMW41M118KYKYKYFarmer
Lyon, L CwifeFW40M11898KYKYKYHouse keeper
Lyon, ErminadaughterFW18MKYKYKYFarm Hand
Lyon, CharliesonMW16SKYKYKYHouse Girl?
Lyon, RolandsonMW13SKYKYKY
Lyon, AudreydaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Lyon, Edna EdaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Lyon, MamiedaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Lyon, ForrestsonMW2SKYKYKY

Alice is LC, Ermine is Ermina and a Farm hand, Charlie is a daughter and a House Girl - some of kids ages are way off?. -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John William Lyon - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Lyon, J WheadMW50MKYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lyon, Alice MwifeFW50MKYKYKY
Lyon, Audrey TdaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Lyon, Edna EdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Lyon, CharleysonMW23WdKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lyon, Alberta Mgrand daughterFW3-8mSKYKYKY