The Shemwell Family

John Albert Clifton “Cliff” BrewerAge: 75 years19031978

Name
John Albert Clifton “Cliff” Brewer
Given names
John Albert Clifton
Surname
Brewer
Nickname
Cliff
Birth August 25, 1903 31 26
Birth of a sisterLeatha Jane Brewer
February 24, 1905 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterEsta Olivia Brewer
1908 (Age 4 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherLeslie Brown Brewer
March 8, 1911 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 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 13 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 14 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 23, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Kenneth Lavon Brewer Sr.
September 24, 1926 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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 8, 1930 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Wanda Naioma Brewer
April 16, 1930 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3Billy Clyde Brewer
July 23, 1933 (Age 29 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Albert Chambers
December 4, 1937 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterLeatha Jane Brewer
February 29, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Ernest Wayne Craft
August 30, 1949 (Age 46 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Frances McGehee
September 3, 1949 (Age 46 years)
Death of a grandsonErnest Wayne Craft
December 7, 1950 (Age 47 years)

Death of a fatherJames Brown “Jim” Brewer
August 7, 1952 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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
Death of a motherAlta Lee Chambers
January 11, 1964 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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 of a brotherClaude Earl Brewer
October 27, 1976 (Age 73 years)
Death November 27, 1978 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Restland Memorial Park
Last change March 28, 201912:44:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1897
8 months
elder brother
Claude Earl Brewer
Birth: August 25, 1897 25 20Cooper, Texas, United States
Death: October 27, 1976Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
elder brother
Oscar Clyde Brewer
Birth: May 19, 1900 28 23Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: June 11, 1985Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
himself
18 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Leslie Brown Brewer
Birth: March 8, 1911 39 34Delta, Texas, United States
Death: August 17, 2001Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States
Family with Gertrude Almedia “Gertie” Brewer - View this family
himself
wife
son
Kenneth Lavon Brewer Sr.
Birth: September 24, 1926 23 21Wood, Texas, United States
Death: October 12, 2007Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States
son
Private
daughter
Wanda Naioma Brewer
Birth: April 16, 1930 26 24Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: September 5, 1994Smith, Texas, United States
3 years
son
Billy Clyde Brewer
Birth: July 23, 1933 29 28Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: June 24, 2000

John Albert Clifton “Cliff” Brewer has 3 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Brown “Jim” Brewer - Household

Delta, Texas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Brewer, James BheadMW36M113TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Brewer, AltawifeFW33M11355ARARAR
Brewer, ClaudesonMW12STXTNARLaborerHome Farm
Brewer, ClydesonMW9STXTNARLaborerHome Farm
Brewer, CliftonsonMW7STXTNAR
Brewer, LeathadaughterFW4STXTNAR
Brewer, OliviadaughterFW2STXTNAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Brown “Jim” Brewer - Household

Wood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Brewer, JimheadMW49MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Brewer, AltawifeFW44MARARAR
Brewer, ClydesonMW19STXTNAR
Brewer, CliffsonMW17STXTNARLaborerFarm
Brewer, LeathadaughterFW14STXTNAR
Brewer, AlethadaughterFW10STXTNAR
Brewer, LesliesonMW8STXTNAR