The Shemwell Family

Samuel Edward ShemwellAge: 57 years18791937

Name
Samuel Edward Shemwell
Given names
Samuel Edward
Surname
Shemwell
Birth April 11, 1879 42 40
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 13 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 18 months)
Death of a sisterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
February 1890 (Age 10 years)
Burial of a sisterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
1890 (Age 10 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Thomas Shemwell
March 18, 1903 (Age 23 years)
Religious marriageOllie Shaw GlennView this family
January 6, 1904 (Age 24 years)
Religious marriageEmma H HigginsView this family
December 22, 1905 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dallas Glenn
January 6, 1906 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Roxie Anne Shemwell
September 12, 1906 (Age 27 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Myrtle A Glenn
May 16, 1911 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#4Marvin Clay Shemwell
October 31, 1913 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 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 38 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 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Chester Lee Kannier
December 26, 1925 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childClyde E WellsRoxie Anne ShemwellView this family
January 14, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Alice Mae Wells
March 2, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherArmina M “Mina” Shemwell
December 28, 1928 (Age 49 years)
Address: Near Sharon Grove
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 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 1, 1930 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterPermelia Shemwell
January 11, 1931 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterKatie Lofene Shemwell
January 11, 1931 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Lobar pneumonia
Birth of a grandson
#3Vernon Lee Glenn
June 11, 1933 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterMary Nancy “Mollie” Shemwell
November 6, 1935 (Age 56 years)

Note: Death Cert. gives alt. Birth Date
Burial of a sisterMary Nancy “Mollie” Shemwell
1935 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Death February 15, 1937 (Age 57 years)
Burial 1937 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201609:42:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 19, 1857Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
Permelia Shemwell
Birth: 1863 26 23Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
Walter Denson Shemwell
Birth: March 3, 1876 39 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 20, 1878Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
himself
Family with Emma H Higgins - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 22, 1905Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
daughter
7 years
son
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Ollie Shaw Glenn - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 6, 1904Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
son
Dallas Glenn
Birth: January 6, 1906 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1989Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
daughter
Myrtle A Glenn
Birth: May 16, 1911 32 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1988Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell + Emma H Higgins - View this family
wife’s husband
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage: estimated 1938
Alva Russell Harris + Ollie Shaw Glenn - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: May 2, 1918Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
step-son
James Alva Harris
Birth: January 21, 1919 29 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 1980Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
11 months
step-son
Clarence Boone Harris
Birth: December 15, 1919 30 35Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 1, 2002Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
18 months
step-son
19 months
step-son
Elvis Harris
Birth: January 12, 1923 33 38Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 19, 1923Todd, Kentucky, United States
1 year
step-daughter
Irene Harris
Birth: January 21, 1924 34 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 26, 2016Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Samuel Edward Shemwell has 50 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (42)

Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
5Shemwell1889
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Samuel Thomas ShemwellM44headM23FarmerMOKYKY
Arminia ShemwellF41wifeM23Keeping HouseKYKYKY
Permelia ShemwellF16daughterS-MOMOKY
Mary N ShemwellF14daughterS-MOMOKY
Katie L. ShemwellF11daughterS-KYMOKY
James T ShemwellM7sonS-KYMOKY
Charles E ShemwellM5sonS-KYMOKY
Samuel E ShemwellM1sonS-KYMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Samuel T ShemwellheadWMMar 183664M43--MOKYKYFarmer
Armenia M ShemwellwifeWFFeb 183862M4385KYKYKY
Samuel E ShemwellsonWMApr 187921S---KYMOKYFarm laborer
Clair Shemwellgrand-sonWMJan 188515S---KYKYKYFarm laborer

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 - Samuel Edward Shemwell - Household

Coal Bank Rd. Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Edward ShemwellheadMW48M26KYMOKYFarmerGeneral farm
Emma ShemwellwifeFW42M21KYKYKY
Marvin C ShemwellsonMW16S-KYKYKYLaborerGeneral farm
Chester L. KanniergrandsonMW4S-KYKYKY