The Shemwell Family

George Henry ShemwellAge: 44 years18761920

Name
George Henry Shemwell
Given names
George Henry
Surname
Shemwell
Birth January 4, 1876 39 28
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 23 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterNellie Shemwell
1879 (Age 2 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Sherrod
after June 18, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherPiety E Horn
after June 18, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Christian Shemwell
March 31, 1882 (Age 6 years)
MarriageLucinda “Lou” StinsonView this family
March 13, 1895 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Daisy Pearl Shemwell
February 18, 1896 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 24 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Patrick Shemwell Jr.
January 14, 1913 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1George Bernard Gieseke
January 5, 1916 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 grandson
#2Carl Shemwell Gieseke
February 18, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Death of a grandsonCarl Shemwell Gieseke
February 18, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Military
WWI Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 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 41 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/
Birth of a grandson
#3Thomas Paul Gieseke
February 3, 1919 (Age 43 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas Paul Gieseke
February 3, 1919 (Age 43 years)
Census January 22, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Vivian Clyde “Bill” Gieseke
May 20, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Death November 11, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ebenezer Cemetery
Note: The tombstone is wrong. GS should be GH. -b
Last change April 20, 201710:27:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 1, 1868Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
3 years
himself
George Henry Shemwell
Birth: January 4, 1876 39 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1920Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
sister
sister
younger brother
Family with Lucinda “Lou” Stinson - View this family
himself
George Henry Shemwell
Birth: January 4, 1876 39 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1920Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Lucinda “Lou” Stinson
Birth: September 17, 1876 42 18Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1960Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 13, 1895Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
11 months
daughter
Elisha Elliot Collier + Lucinda “Lou” Stinson - View this family
wife’s husband
Elisha Elliot Collier
Birth: September 7, 1871Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 4, 1939Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Lucinda “Lou” Stinson
Birth: September 17, 1876 42 18Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1960Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: September 1, 1927Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

George Henry Shemwell has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents John Franklin Driskill + Barbara Jane Shemwell
Parents John L Tabb + Martha Ellen Shemwell
1Thomas W Tabb18471906
3Mary Jane Tabb18521917
4John Riley Tabb18541945
5Joseph Warner Tabb18561933
6Susan E Tabb1859
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskill + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents William Henry Shemwell + Elizabeth Jane Tomerlin
3Leroy J Shemwell18581906
4James H Shemwell18611906
7Mattie V Shemwell18741914
Parents Samuel Black Shemwell + Martha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
3John L Shemwell18541917
6Samuel M Shemwell18611935
Parents John Pidcock + Mary Ann Shemwell
3Miranda E Pidcock18631900
Parents James Lewis Shemwell + Eliza Ann “Lizia” Latham

Mother's family (0)

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Patrick Jr. Shemwell - Household

Dist. 77 Sharon, Todd, Kentucky, USA

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
John P ShemwellWM43HeadM11Working in saw millKYNCNC
Mary H ShemwellWF35wifeM11keeping houseKYKYNC
Willie ShemwellWM11sonS-KYKYKY
Eddie B ShemwellWF8daughterS-KYKYKY
George H ShemwellWM3sonS-KYKYKY
Nellie ShemwellWF11mdaughterS-KYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - George Henry Shemwell - Household

Magisterial District 2, Sharon, Clifty Clifty, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
George Henry ShemwellheadMJan 187624M5--KYKYKYFarmer
Lucinda wifeFSep 187623M511KYTNTN
Daisy Pearl ShemwelldaughterFFeb 18964S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - George Henry Shemwell - Household

Rumsey & Madisonville Road Rumsey, McLean, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Shemwell, George HheadMW34M115KYKYKYFarmer
Shemwell, Lou SwifeFW33M11511KYKYTN
Shemwell, Pearl DdaughterFW14S00KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - George Henry Shemwell - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, George HheadMW45MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, LucindawifeFW44MKYTNTN

Burial
The tombstone is wrong. GS should be GH. -b