The Shemwell Family

Roxie Anne ShemwellAge: 41 years19061948

Name
Roxie Anne Shemwell
Given names
Roxie Anne
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Roxie Anne Kannier
Married name
Roxie Anne Wells
Birth September 12, 1906 27 19
MarriageEdgar KannierView this family
unknown

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMyrtle A Glenn
May 16, 1911 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherMarvin Clay Shemwell
October 31, 1913 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 10 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 11 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 1, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a son
#1Chester Lee Kannier
December 26, 1925 (Age 19 years)
MarriageClyde E WellsView this family
January 14, 1928 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Alice Mae Wells
March 2, 1928 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherArmina M “Mina” Shemwell
December 28, 1928 (Age 22 years)
Address: Near Sharon Grove
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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 11, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJasper Frank Higgins
1935 (Age 28 years)

Death of a fatherSamuel Edward Shemwell
February 15, 1937 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a parentSylvester Lewis “Cy” ShemwellEmma H HigginsView this family
estimated 1938 (Age 31 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Kiza “Coon” Roe
1939 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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 June 28, 1948 (Age 41 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Additional Info
Her Marriage license says she married Clyde E Wells but her death certificate says Frederick Wells. She died in Ohio but lived in Brooklyn.
June 5, 2018

by: Barry Shemwell
Last change July 29, 201915:37:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 22, 1905Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
herself
7 years
younger brother
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Ollie Shaw Glenn - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: January 6, 1904Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
Dallas Glenn
Birth: January 6, 1906 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1989Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
half-sister
Myrtle A Glenn
Birth: May 16, 1911 32 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1988Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell - View this family
step-father
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: estimated 1938
Family with Edgar Kannier - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
Chester Lee Kannier
Birth: December 26, 1925 22 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 1999Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Clyde E Wells - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 14, 1928Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 months
daughter
Edgar Kannier + Bessie McElwain - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:

Roxie Anne Shemwell has 27 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Edward Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
Sam E ShemwellheadMW31M24--KYMOKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Emma ShemwellwifeFW23M2411KYKYKY
Roxie ShemwelldaughterFW3S---KYKYKY
Mina ShemwellmotherFW73Wd75KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Edward Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Edward ShemwellheadMW39MKYMOKYFarmerGeneral farm
Emma ShemwellwifeFW32MKYMOKY
Roxie ShemwelldaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Marvin ShemwellsonMW6SKYKYKY
Armina M. ShemwellmotherFW80MKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Clyde E Wells - Household

Jefferson Ave Brooklyn, Kings, NY

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Wells, ClydeheadMW23M21OHOHOHAttendantBrooklyn S Hospital
Wells, RoxiewifeFW22M20KYKYKY
Wells, Alice MdaughterFW1-2mSNYOHKY