The Shemwell Family

Rosa Bell CornettAge: 58 years18911949

Rosa Bell Cornett
Given names
Rosa Bell
Married name
Rosa Bell Salyer
Birth April 6, 1891 25 21
Birth of a brotherEllis M Cornett
March 14, 1894 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterPrincess Frances Cornett
April 9, 1895 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 -
Birth of a sisterFlorence “Pet” Cornett
October 1898 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterFannie Cornett
May 1900 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBartlett Greene
about 1900 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a sisterAddie “Duff” Cornett
February 10, 1904 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a brotherRoy Jasper “Jap” Cornett
January 1, 1906 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Cornett
about 1907 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha Linda Cornett
March 30, 1908 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherAries Cox Cornett Jr.
March 18, 1911 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a sisterJulia A Cornett
June 16, 1912 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherBrambel Granvill Cornett
May 10, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a maternal grandmotherMalinda Katherine Hamby
about 1918 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 -
Death of a sisterJulia A Cornett
February 16, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a brotherDanville Cornett
June 10, 1920 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a parentAries Cox “Bud” CornettSarah Anne GreeneView this family
November 26, 1935 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 motherJulia Ann Greene
October 6, 1945 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 September 16, 1949 (Age 58 years)
Last change January 2, 201901:12:45

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 5, 1888Ashe, North Carolina, United States
10 months
elder sister
2 years
Rosa Bell Cornett
Birth: April 6, 1891 25 21Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
Death: September 16, 1949Sugar Grove, Smyth, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger brother
Ellis M Cornett
Birth: March 14, 1894 28 23Tennessee, United States
Death: February 27, 1970Yolo, California, United States
13 months
younger sister
Princess Frances Cornett
Birth: April 9, 1895 29 25Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 15, 1979Baltimore, Maryland, United States
4 years
younger sister
20 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
23 months
younger brother
Roy Jasper “Jap” Cornett
Birth: January 1, 1906 40 35Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
Death: January 22, 1973Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
2 years
younger brother
15 months
younger sister
Martha Linda Cornett
Birth: March 30, 1908 42 38Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 12, 2003Blountville, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Aries Cox Cornett Jr.
Birth: March 18, 1911 45 40Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 8, 1993Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States
15 months
younger sister
Julia A Cornett
Birth: June 16, 1912 46 42Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
Death: February 16, 1920Smyth, Virginia, United States
5 years
younger brother
Brambel Granvill Cornett
Birth: May 10, 1917 51 47Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
Death: November 30, 1997Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger brother
Danville Cornett
Birth: June 10, 1920 54 50Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States
Death: October 26, 2001Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Anne Greene - View this family
Marriage: November 26, 1935Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

Rosa Bell Cornett has 11 first cousins recorded