The Shemwell Family

Isaac Reed ShemwellAge: 83 years19011985

Isaac Reed Shemwell
Given names
Isaac Reed
Birth September 29, 1901 39 32
Birth of a brotherHomer Acton Shemwell
October 26, 1904 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Albin Shemwell
July 9, 1906 (Age 4 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterEunice Lorraine Shemwell
March 6, 1911 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Jane Edwards
March 30, 1911 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 26, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 28 years)
MarriageMarie Katherine KaiserView this family
about 1934 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Louise Carole Shemwell
November 19, 1935 (Age 34 years)
Living in September 1939 (Age 37 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherHettie Louise Hathcock
July 28, 1941 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 fatherThomas Alonzo Shemwell
April 15, 1947 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherByron Shemwell
February 21, 1952 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 sisterVerna Belle Shemwell
August 30, 1955 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherEarl Shemwell
June 10, 1975 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterPerna Shemwell
August 28, 1975 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherRollie Theron Shemwell
November 8, 1975 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 April 29, 1985 (Age 83 years)
Last change November 19, 201910:25:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 22, 1886
11 months
elder sister
Verna Belle Shemwell
Birth: March 15, 1887 25 17Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1955McCracken, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Perna Shemwell
Birth: April 6, 1889 27 20Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 1975San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
21 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
Hoke Adley Shemwell
Birth: February 1895 32 25Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 14, 1897
2 years
elder brother
Rollie Theron Shemwell
Birth: February 6, 1897 35 27Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 8, 1975St. Louis, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder sister
Idella Shemwell
Birth: June 10, 1899 37 30Kentucky, United States
Death: 1994Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Isaac Reed Shemwell
Birth: September 29, 1901 39 32Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1985Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
Homer Acton Shemwell
Birth: October 26, 1904 42 35Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 10, 1994McCracken, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger brother
Thomas Albin Shemwell
Birth: July 9, 1906 44 37Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1996Symsonia, Graves, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister
Eunice Lorraine Shemwell
Birth: March 6, 1911 49 41Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 2000Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Family with Marie Katherine Kaiser - View this family
Isaac Reed Shemwell
Birth: September 29, 1901 39 32Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1985Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States
Marie Katherine Kaiser
Birth: July 3, 1905California, United States
Death: January 5, 1991San Carlos, San Mateo, California, United States
Marriage: about 1934California, United States
23 months
Louise Carole Shemwell
Birth: November 19, 1935 34 30San Francisco, California, United States
Death: December 10, 2000California, United States

Isaac Reed Shemwell has 23 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Alonzo Shemwell - Household

Farmington Rd. Graves, Kentucky

Thomas A ShemwellheadMW48M24KYNCTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Hettie L ShemwellwifeFW47M24109KYKYKYNone
Verna ShemwelldaughterFW23S00KYKYKYSchool TeacherPublic School
Perna ShemwelldaughterFW21S00KYKYKYNone
Earl ShemwellsonMW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborerWorking Out
Vyson ShemwellsonMW16SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Rollie ShemwellsonMW13SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Idella ShemwelldaughterFW10S00KYKYKYNone
Isaac R ShemwellsonMW8SKYKYKY
Homer A ShemwellsonMW6SKYKYKY
Thomas A ShemwellsonMW3SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Alonzo Shemwell - Household

Symsonia Graves KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Thomas A ShemwellheadMW57MKYNCTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Hettie L ShemwellwifeFW50MKYKYKY
Rollie T ShemwellsonMW22SKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Idella None ShemwelldaughterFW20SKYKYKYPublic WorkTeaching School
Isaac R ShemwellsonMW18SKYKYKY
Homer A ShemwellsonMW16SKYKYKY
Thomas A ShemwellsonMW13SKYKYKY
Eunice L ShemwelldaughterFW8SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Amos R Howard - Household

San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Howard, AmosheadMW39M27ILILILWatchmanIron Works
Shemwell, PernawifeFW40M29KYKYKY
Howard, Herman LsonMW2-4mSCAILKY
Howard, Barbara LdaughterFW8mSCAILKY
Shemwell, Reedbrother in lawMW28SKYKYKYBook keeperWholesale Foods

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Isaac Reed Shemwell - Household

636 Brussels San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Shemwell, ReedheadMW38MKYSame placeCredit ManagerCheese Manufacturing Co.
Shemwell, MarieXwifeFW34MCASame place
Shemwell, LouisedaughterFW4SCASame place