The Shemwell Family

Arvin W SherrodAge: 88 years19081996

Name
Arvin W Sherrod
Given names
Arvin W
Surname
Sherrod
Birth February 21, 1908 28 23
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMyrtle A Sherrod
May 10, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterOlevia Virginia Sherrod
March 27, 1914 (Age 6 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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a paternal grandfatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentJames Samuel T SherrodMaude HallView this family
between 1920 and 1930 (Age 11 years)

Census January 14, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherMattie L Eddings
September 16, 1928 (Age 20 years)
MarriageAgnes L McRoyView this family
about 1929 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 22, 1930 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Willard Sherrod
March 6, 1931 (Age 23 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 32 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a fatherJames Samuel T Sherrod
June 25, 1951 (Age 43 years)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a half-brotherFinis Carlie Sherrod
October 12, 1979 (Age 71 years)
Death of a wifeAgnes L McRoy
April 3, 1993 (Age 85 years)
Death March 25, 1996 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change April 6, 201809:33:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1906Kentucky, United States
2 years
himself
Arvin W Sherrod
Birth: February 21, 1908 28 23Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1996Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Myrtle A Sherrod
Birth: May 10, 1910 30 25Kentucky, United States
Death: December 2, 1999Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Minnie Pearl Richmond - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 11, 1900Todd, Kentucky, United States
20 months
half-brother
Finis Carlie Sherrod
Birth: June 30, 1902 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1979Todd, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Maude Hall - View this family
father
step-mother
Maude Hall
Birth: October 30, 1892Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1960Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: between 1920 and 1930
11 years
half-brother
James Willard Sherrod
Birth: March 6, 1931 51 38Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 31, 2002Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Agnes L McRoy - View this family
himself
Arvin W Sherrod
Birth: February 21, 1908 28 23Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1996Todd, Kentucky, United States
wife
Agnes L McRoy
Birth: November 29, 1912Kentucky, United States
Death: April 3, 1993Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: about 1929

Arvin W Sherrod has 19 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Samuel Sherrod - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Sherrod, James SheadMW30M24KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Sherrod, MattiewifeFW24M1421KYKYKY
Sherrod, Finis CsonMW8SKYKYKY
Sherrod, ArvinsonMW2MKYKYKY

James M2 - married 4yrs - Mattie M1 - i child living. -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Samuel Sherrod - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Sherrod, JamesheadMW39MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Sherrod, MattiewifeFW35MKYKYKY
Sherrod, CarliesonMW17SKYKYKYFarmer
Sherrod, ArvinsonMW11MKYKYKY
Sherrod, MyrtledaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Sherrod, OleviadaughterFW5MKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Arvin W Sherrod - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Sherrod, Arvin WheadMW22M21KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Sherrod, Agnes LwifeFW18M17KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Arvin W Sherrod - Household

Todd, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Sherrod, ArvinXheadMW32MKYsame placeLaborFarm
Sherrod, AgneswifeFW28MKYsame place