The Shemwell Family

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Leonard Homer Shemwell Jr.Age: 78 years19302009

Name
Leonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
Given names
Leonard Homer
Surname
Shemwell
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth September 15, 1930 23 19
Birth of a brotherGeorge William Shemwell
January 23, 1932 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a brotherThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
December 18, 1933 (Age 3 years)
Residence
Grew Up
1935 (Age 4 years)

Note: He grew up in the Binghampton Neighborhood and was a deacon in the Merton Avenue Baptist Church. Raised by his grand mother. -b
Death of a paternal grandmotherJudith “Jude” McMillan
December 20, 1936 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterFrancis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
December 4, 1939 (Age 9 years)
Note: Homer Sr. denied Ginger was his daughter. Elsie said he would "sneak" over. -b
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 9 years)
Address: 2474 Autumn
Note: Dad told me Clara (Mama) took him at early age. He was not in Elsie's household.
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 9 years)
Address: 2602 Autumn

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 11 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
Birth of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 16 years)
Death of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 16 years)
Census April 1, 1950 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
September 24, 1953 (Age 23 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 19 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
Birth of a son
#1Garry Lee Shemwell
January 18, 1957 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sonGarry Lee Shemwell
January 23, 1957 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert Russell Shemwell
December 30, 1960 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 15 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 maternal grandmotherClara Virginia “Daisy” Lockridge
April 22, 1982 (Age 51 years)
Death of a motherElsie Mae Williams
September 5, 1990 (Age 59 years)
Death of a fatherLeonard Homer Shemwell Sr.
November 29, 1993 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sonRobert Russell Shemwell
August 19, 1997 (Age 66 years)
Cremation of a sonRobert Russell Shemwell
after August 20, 1997 (Age 66 years)
Death March 23, 2009 (Age 78 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mountain Home National Cemetery
Last change October 3, 202017:54:58

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: September 21, 1929Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
1 year
himself
Homer - Sandra 50th. AnniversaryLeonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 15, 1930 23 19Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 23, 2009Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States
16 months
younger brother
23 months
younger brother
Homer & Elsie Shemwell's KidsThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
Birth: December 18, 1933 26 22Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 2009Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger sister
Homer & Elsie Shemwell's KidsFrancis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
Birth: December 4, 1939 32 28Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1, 2016Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Hazel E Godwin - View this family
father
step-mother
Hazel ShemwellHazel E Godwin
Birth: April 5, 1921 34 18Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
Death: September 2, 2007Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
half-brother
Ronald Wynn Shemwell
Birth: July 10, 1947 40 26Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 1947Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
half-brother
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half-sister
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Family with Sandra Lou Weinberg - View this family
himself
Homer - Sandra 50th. AnniversaryLeonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 15, 1930 23 19Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 23, 2009Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States
wife
Mom And SophieSandra Lou Weinberg
Birth: April 1, 1936 30 20Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 12, 2015Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
son
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son
Garry Lee Shemwell
Birth: January 18, 1957 26 20Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1957Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
daughter
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daughter
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son
Russell with his ATO brothersRobert Russell Shemwell
Birth: December 30, 1960 30 24Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 19, 1997Woodstock, Cherokee, Georgia, United States
daughter
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Leonard Homer Shemwell Jr. has 13 first cousins recorded