The Shemwell Family

Arthur Clarence “Red” FreemanAge: 81 years19161997

Arthur Clarence “Red” Freeman
Given names
Arthur Clarence
Birth July 22, 1916 34 29
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

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 5 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a motherLula M Lasley
1918 (Age 17 months)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 months)

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 February 19, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmanda J “Mandy” Shemwell
February 8, 1922 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Influenza & bronco infection
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Freeman
May 9, 1923 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 13 years)
MarriageMildred Marie BradleyView this family
December 31, 1938 (Age 22 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 23 years)
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Arthur “Jim” Freeman
October 24, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Arva Jeanne Freeman
May 4, 1947 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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 fatherJasper Newton Freeman
1956 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Norman Freeman
May 27, 1963 (Age 46 years)
Death of a grandsonNorman Freeman
May 28, 1963 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 brotherArnold Emmitt Freeman
April 8, 1997 (Age 80 years)
Death August 26, 1997 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sparta IOOF Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 26, 1905Gertrude, Christian, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Arnold Emmitt Freeman
Birth: February 6, 1910 27 23Christian, Missouri, United States
Death: April 8, 1997Texas, United States
6 years
Arthur Clarence “Red” Freeman
Birth: July 22, 1916 34 29Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: August 26, 1997Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Iva - View this family
Family with Mildred Marie Bradley - View this family
Arthur Clarence “Red” Freeman
Birth: July 22, 1916 34 29Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: August 26, 1997Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States
Marriage: December 31, 1938Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
22 months
James Arthur “Jim” Freeman
Birth: October 24, 1940 24 18Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States
Death: June 7, 2007Christian, Missouri, United States
7 years
Arva Jeanne Freeman
Birth: May 4, 1947 30 25Missouri, United States
Death: November 2, 2006Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

Arthur Clarence “Red” Freeman has 17 first cousins recorded