The Shemwell Family

Eunice FreemanAge: 97 years19082006

Eunice Freeman
Given names
Married name
Eunice Ratcliff
Birth September 21, 1908 36 31
Birth of a sisterMamie Freeman
March 5, 1911 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterCecile Freeman
May 7, 1913 (Age 4 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 21, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmanda J “Mandy” Shemwell
February 8, 1922 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Influenza & bronco infection
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Freeman
May 9, 1923 (Age 14 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 -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Jane Moore
January 21, 1934 (Age 25 years)
MarriageCharles C RatcliffView this family
June 19, 1943 (Age 34 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 -
Death of a fatherMilas Erasmus “Miley” Freeman
September 18, 1948 (Age 39 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 -
Death of a brotherEnoch Emmit Freeman
June 26, 1956 (Age 47 years)
Death of a husbandCharles C Ratcliff
October 14, 1973 (Age 65 years)

Death of a sisterZola Ellen Freeman
November 12, 1975 (Age 67 years)
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 brotherClarence Edward “Tice” Freeman
March 16, 1983 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterMamie Freeman
April 20, 1987 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterCecile Freeman
December 13, 1995 (Age 87 years)
Death April 6, 2006 (Age 97 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Marshfield Cemetery
Last change March 29, 202216:36:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1897
8 months
elder brother
Enoch Emmit Freeman
Birth: September 3, 1897 25 19Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: June 26, 1956Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder sister
Zola Ellen Freeman
Birth: August 23, 1899 27 21Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: November 12, 1975Conway, Laclede, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder brother
Clarence Edward “Tice” Freeman
Birth: February 21, 1902 29 24Christian, Missouri, United States
Death: March 16, 1983Missouri, United States
4 years
elder brother
William Freeman
Birth: about 1905 32 27Webster, Missouri, United States
4 years
2 years
younger sister
Mamie Freeman
Birth: March 5, 1911 39 33Missouri, United States
Death: April 20, 1987Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger sister
Cecile Freeman
Birth: May 7, 1913 41 35Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: December 13, 1995Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
Family with Charles C Ratcliff - View this family
Marriage: June 19, 1943Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

Eunice Freeman has 14 first cousins recorded