The Shemwell Family

Romie and Pearlie Boley

Pearl “Pearlie” ShemwellAge: 88 years19001988

Name
Pearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
Given names
Pearl
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Pearl Boley
Nickname
Pearlie
Birth September 22, 1900 26 21
Birth of a brotherElmer Shemwell
August 25, 1902 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Thomas Shemwell
March 18, 1903 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherLawrence Shemwell
August 7, 1904 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherLoyce Alpha Shemwell
December 17, 1908 (Age 8 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherEarl Baker Shemwell
January 1, 1912 (Age 11 years)
MarriageRomie Derrell BoleyView this family
January 15, 1915 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1Romie Derrell Boley
June 28, 1918 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Gracie Nell Boley
June 4, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherArmina M “Mina” Shemwell
December 28, 1928 (Age 28 years)
Address: Near Sharon Grove
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Death of a brotherElmer Shemwell
July 23, 1934 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a brotherElmer Shemwell
1934 (Age 33 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandfatherJasper Frank Higgins
1935 (Age 34 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Kiza “Coon” Roe
1939 (Age 38 years)

Census April 12, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherLida Higgins
June 30, 1943 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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
Death of a fatherCharles Emmet Shemwell
April 23, 1950 (Age 49 years)
Death of a brotherLawrence Shemwell
July 31, 1953 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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
Burial of a brotherLawrence Shemwell
1953 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Glenwood Cemetery
Death of a brotherLoyce Alpha Shemwell
March 2, 1960 (Age 59 years)
Burial of a brotherLoyce Alpha Shemwell
1960 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Death of a brotherEarl Baker Shemwell
June 1962 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sonRomie Derrell Boley
January 4, 1965 (Age 64 years)
Death of a husbandRomie Derrell Boley
January 10, 1973 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 December 1, 1988 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change September 6, 201711:27:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: about December 6, 1899Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
herself
Romie and Pearlie BoleyPearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
Birth: September 22, 1900 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger brother
Emmett and Lyda Shemwell FamilyElmer Shemwell
Birth: August 25, 1902 28 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1934Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger brother
Emmett and Lyda Shemwell FamilyLawrence Shemwell
Birth: August 7, 1904 30 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1953Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
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step-mother
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mother
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husband
Romie and Pearlie BoleyRomie Derrell Boley
Birth: June 29, 1893Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 1973Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
herself
Romie and Pearlie BoleyPearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
Birth: September 22, 1900 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: January 15, 1915Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Romie Derrell Boley
Birth: June 28, 1918 24 17Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 4, 1965Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
daughter
Gracie Nell Boley
Birth: June 4, 1920 26 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1996Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Pearl “Pearlie” Shemwell has 23 first cousins recorded