The Shemwell Family

Eber Edward “Dob” ShemwellAge: 88 years18851974

Eber Edward “Dob” Shemwell
Given names
Eber Edward
Birth December 11, 1885 32 26
Birth of a sisterSusan D “Susie” Shemwell
October 1888 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherFloyd Shemwell
March 12, 1892 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles L “Charlie” Shemwell
May 11, 1895 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherAlpha Shemwell
November 7, 1897 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Birth of a brotherHarry Arthur Shemwell
May 23, 1898 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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 1, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 24 years)
MarriageCassandra Mildred “Cassie” WadeView this family
October 16, 1915 (Age 29 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 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 31 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 32 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 1920 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Unnamed Shemwell
April 1, 1921 (Age 35 years)
Death of a daughterUnnamed Shemwell
April 1, 1921 (Age 35 years)
Death of a wifeCassandra Mildred “Cassie” Wade
April 4, 1921 (Age 35 years)

Burial of a wifeCassandra Mildred “Cassie” Wade
1921 (Age 35 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherCharles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell
April 17, 1942 (Age 56 years)
WW2 Draft
April 27, 1942 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 motherMary Hester Sherrod
September 26, 1946 (Age 60 years)

Death of a brotherClyde Shemwell
December 4, 1949 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 64 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 sisterSusan D “Susie” Shemwell
1969 (Age 83 years)
Death of a sisterBertie E Shemwell
January 10, 1970 (Age 84 years)
Burial of a sisterBertie E Shemwell
January 13, 1970 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 60 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 January 14, 1974 (Age 88 years)

Burial 1974 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 23, 1876Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
Alpha Shemwell
Birth: 1878 24 18Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 7, 1897Walla Walla, Washington, United States
2 years
elder sister
Bertie E Shemwell
Birth: March 15, 1880 26 20Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 1970Walla Walla, Washington, United States
19 months
elder brother
Clyde Shemwell
Birth: October 22, 1881 28 22Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 4, 1949Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States
20 months
elder sister
3 years
3 years
younger sister
Susan D “Susie” Shemwell
Birth: October 1888 35 28Kansas, United States
Death: 1969Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States
3 years
younger brother
Floyd Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1892 38 32Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Death: January 27, 1977Walla Walla, Washington, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Harry Arthur Shemwell
Birth: May 23, 1898 45 38Washington, United States
Death: March 10, 1986Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Cassandra Mildred “Cassie” Wade - View this family
Marriage: October 16, 1915
6 years
Unnamed Shemwell
Birth: April 1, 1921 35 25Washington, United States
Death: April 1, 1921Walla Walla, Washington, United States

Eber Edward “Dob” Shemwell has 41 first cousins recorded

Father's family (41)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978

Mother's family (0)

MarriageWashington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Charles Lafayette Shemwell - Household

Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

Charles Lafayette ShemwellheadWMJun 185347M24--KYKYKYFarmer
Mary Hester ShemwellwifeWFOct 185940M2498KYKYKY
Bertie ShemwelldaughterWFMar 188020S---KYKYKY
Clyde ShemwellsonWMOct 188118S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Della ShemwelldaughterWFJun 188316S---NEKYKYAt School
Ebert ShemwellsonWMDec 188514S---KSKYKYAt School
Susan ShemwelldaughterWFOct 188811S---KSKYKYAt School
Floyd ShemwellsonWMApr 18928S---WAKYKYAt School
Charles ShemwellsonWMMay 18955S---WAKYKY
Harry ShemwellsonWMMay 18982S---WAKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles Lafayette Shemwell - Household

Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

Charles L. ShemwellheadMW56M33--KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Mary H. ShemwellwifeFW50M3398KYKYVANone
Clyde ShemwellsonMW28S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Ebert ShemwellsonMW24S---KYKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Susie D. ShemwelldaughterFW21S---KSKYKYBook-keeperunemployed
Floyd ShemwellsonMW18S---WAKYKYFarm laborerHome farm
Charlie ShemwellsonMW14S---WAKYKY
Harry A. ShemwellsonMW11S---WAKYKY