The Shemwell Family

Don T. Shemwell USAAF

Donald Turley ShemwellAge: 87 years19242012

Name
Donald Turley Shemwell
Given names
Donald Turley
Surname
Shemwell
Birth November 21, 1924 22 24
Military service
*Army Air Force*

Death of a paternal grandmotherPenelope Thompson “Nellie” Bingham
November 3, 1925 (Age 11 months)
Birth of a sisterRuth Adele Shemwell
September 13, 1926 (Age 21 months)
Occupation
Construction

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 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 13, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
January 31, 1935 (Age 10 years)
Census May 16, 1940 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 maternal grandfatherHarry Pearson Turley
September 11, 1948 (Age 23 years)
Note: Name: Harry Turley
Census April 1, 1950 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Standard Shemwell
March 29, 1953 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 sisterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 26, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Acute Uremia
Burial of a sisterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 27, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Old Lamine Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 motherRoxie Lee “Bobbie” Turley
August 16, 1988 (Age 63 years)
Death of a fatherHerbert Alexander Shemwell
September 14, 1995 (Age 70 years)
Cause: Died of smoke inilation House fire
Death of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
July 20, 2000 (Age 75 years)
Burial of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
July 23, 2000 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Peninsula Cemetery
Death January 18, 2012 (Age 87 years)
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Old Lamine Cemetery
Last change March 10, 202115:21:25

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: July 12, 1920Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
9 months
elder brother
Herbert Turley Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1921 18 20Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: April 12, 1921Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
11 months
elder sister
Theodocia Shemwell 1942Theodocia Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1922 19 21South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 26, 1961St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
himself
Don T. Shemwell USAAFDonald Turley Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1924 22 24Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 2012Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
22 months
younger sister
Ruth A. ShemwellRuth Adele Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1926 24 25Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 1, 2017Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
8 years
younger sister
Phyllis A Shemwell StonePhyllis Ann Shemwell
Birth: January 31, 1935 32 34Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: July 20, 2000Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
Family with Bertha Lee Shaw - View this family
himself
Don T. Shemwell USAAFDonald Turley Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1924 22 24Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 2012Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
wife
Bertha L. (Shaw) ShemwellBertha Lee Shaw
Birth: May 20, 1925 32 30Haywood, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 17, 2021Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

Donald Turley Shemwell has 6 first cousins recorded