The Shemwell Family

Clarence Richard ShemwellAge: 69 years18931962

Clarence Richard Shemwell
Given names
Clarence Richard
Birth June 28, 1893 18 19
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 -
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 6 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 16 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherEliza Ann “Lizia” Latham
April 18, 1912 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageClara May PophamView this family
February 19, 1917 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1George Richard Shemwell Sr.
November 10, 1917 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 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
#2Verlie Edith Shemwell
April 18, 1919 (Age 25 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Shirley M Shemwell
July 22, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Clarence Richard “Junior” Shemwell Jr.
May 25, 1922 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Dorothy M Shemwell
May 4, 1924 (Age 30 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Lewis Shemwell
January 21, 1926 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 36 years)

Death of a motherHettie J “Etta” McBride
February 5, 1932 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Robert Cunningham
March 15, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 46 years)
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 48 years)

Marriage of a childLowell LoweryShirley M ShemwellView this family
June 5, 1942 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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 -
Death of a fatherSamuel Richard Shemwell
1949 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 August 1962 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Herrin City Cemetery
Last change August 21, 201614:02:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Samuel Richard Shemwell
Birth: April 1875 34 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1949Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Hettie J “Etta” McBride
Birth: June 13, 1874Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 5, 1932Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Family with Clara May Popham - View this family
Marriage: February 19, 1917Nettleton, Craighead, Arkansas, United States
9 months
Clara Popham's FamilyGeorge Richard Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 10, 1917 24 17Illinois, United States
Death: May 3, 1972Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States
17 months
15 months
Clara Popham's FamilyShirley M Shemwell
Birth: July 22, 1920 27 20Illinois, United States
Death: May 22, 1999Loomis, Placer, California, United States
22 months
Clarence "Junior" ShemwellClarence Richard “Junior” Shemwell Jr.
Birth: May 25, 1922 28 22Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: April 12, 2009Carbondale, Jackson, Illinois, United States
23 months
Dorothy DardeenDorothy M Shemwell
Birth: May 4, 1924 30 24Illinois, United States
Death: October 1, 2013Marshall, Clark, Illinois, United States

Clarence Richard Shemwell has 17 first cousins recorded