The Shemwell Family

Samuel Bruce ShemwellAge: 95 years19011996

Samuel Bruce Shemwell
Given names
Samuel Bruce
Birth March 29, 1901 27 24
Birth of a sisterDaisy Lee Shemwell
July 26, 1903 (Age 2 years)
Death of a sisterDaisy Lee Shemwell
August 12, 1904 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterFrances “Fannie” Shemwell
August 29, 1908 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterLou S Shemwell
1909 (Age 7 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherCarrol Anderson “Andy” Shemwell
September 27, 1915 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Marcus Shemwell
July 20, 1916 (Age 15 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 -
Death of a brotherJames William Shemwell
February 19, 1919 (Age 17 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a sisterLou S Shemwell
before 1920 (Age 18 years)

Census January 13, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherPenelope Frances “Fanny” Coursey
August 10, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCarrel B Flood
February 24, 1927 (Age 25 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 4, 1930 (Age 29 years)
1930 (Age 28 years)

Census April 22, 1940 (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 fatherSamuel Anderson Shemwell
August 30, 1950 (Age 49 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 motherLillie Elizabeth Flood
January 18, 1969 (Age 67 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 of a sisterVeva Irene Shemwell
August 19, 1978 (Age 77 years)
Burial of a sisterVeva Irene Shemwell
1978 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Elizabethtown City Cemetery
Death of a brotherCarrol Anderson “Andy” Shemwell
March 12, 1991 (Age 89 years)

Elk Lick Baptist Church
before 1996 (Age 94 years)

Death May 20, 1996 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery: Elk Lick Cemetery
Last change January 16, 201813:06:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 16, 1892Logan, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder sister
Nina Shemwell
Birth: March 28, 1894 20 17Kentucky, United States
Death: May 17, 1895Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
James William Shemwell
Birth: March 28, 1897 23 20Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 19, 1919Camp Taylor, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
23 months
Samuel Bruce Shemwell
Birth: March 29, 1901 27 24Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 20, 1996Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Daisy Lee Shemwell
Birth: July 26, 1903 30 27Kentucky, United States
Death: August 12, 1904Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister
Frances “Fannie” Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1908 35 32Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 1, 1999Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
16 months
younger sister
7 years
younger brother

Samuel Bruce Shemwell has 9 first cousins recorded

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

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Shemwell, S AheadMW36M13KYKYKYFarmer
Shemwell, LilliewifeFW33M1364KYKYKY
Shemwell, JamessonMW13SKYKYKY
Shemwell, IrenedaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Shemwell, RobertsonMW8SKYKYKY
Shemwell, FanniedaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Lou BdaughterFW1SKYKYKY

She has 6 children born, 4 living children. -b

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

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentuckywell

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, S AheadMW46MKYKYKYFarrmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, Lillie EwifeFW43MKYKYKY
Shemwell, BrucesonMW18SKYKYKY
Shemwell, FanniedaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Carol AsonMW4-8mSKYKYKY
Shemwell, Viola Wdaughter in lawFW20WdKYKYKY

says Fannie is 11? -b

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Anderson Shemwell - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Shemwell, S AheadMW55M19KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, LilliewifeFW52M16KYKYKY
Shemwell, BrucesonMW29SKYKYKYMinisterBaptist church
Shemwell, FanniedaughterFW21SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AndersonsonMW14SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Anderson Shemwell - Household

Hwy 106 Rt.2 Lewisburg Ky. Logan, Kentucky

Shemwell, Sam AheadMW66MKYSame houseFarmingFarm
Shemwell, LillieXwifeFW63MKYSame house
Shemwell, S BrucesonMW39SKYSame houseFarmingFarm
Shemwell, FrancesdaughterFW31MKYSame house