The Shemwell Family

Esbon Layton PhillipsAge: 77 years19051983

Name
Esbon Layton Phillips
Given names
Esbon Layton
Surname
Phillips
Birth August 11, 1905 30 22
Birth of a brotherOlaf Clayton Phillips
November 5, 1906 (Age 14 months)
Birth of a sisterArtie Iola Phillips
February 21, 1909 (Age 3 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterIva Mae Phillips
October 12, 1910 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherNorman Mendral Phillips
September 5, 1913 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterZelpha Adaline Phillips
June 7, 1915 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Andrew Harris
1915 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 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 brotherMilburn Lee Phillips
October 18, 1917 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 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 12 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 sisterMary Magdalene Phillips
May 7, 1919 (Age 13 years)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterZula Phillips
January 22, 1922 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCalphernia Almira D Munday
January 31, 1923 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Bobbie Joe Phillips
June 23, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sonBobbie Joe Phillips
June 24, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 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 4, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherGeorge Ann Shemwell
January 13, 1931 (Age 25 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 sisterZula Phillips
February 12, 1955 (Age 49 years)
Death of a brotherOlaf Clayton Phillips
July 15, 1958 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Gunshot wound in heart - Accidental
Death of a fatherClem Phillips
October 11, 1961 (Age 56 years)
Death of a motherZelpha Blanche Harris
February 9, 1963 (Age 57 years)
Death of a sisterZelpha Adaline Phillips
July 18, 1974 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 sisterIva Mae Phillips
October 5, 1981 (Age 76 years)
Death February 22, 1983 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:10

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Marriage: calculated 1903
3 years
himself
Esbon Layton Phillips
Birth: August 11, 1905 30 22Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1983Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
younger brother
Olaf Clayton Phillips
Birth: November 5, 1906 31 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 15, 1958Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Artie Iola Phillips
Birth: February 21, 1909 33 26Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 15, 2006Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Norman Mendral Phillips
Birth: September 5, 1913 38 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 30, 1987Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger sister
Zelpha Adaline Phillips
Birth: June 7, 1915 40 32Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1974Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
Milburn Lee Phillips
Birth: October 18, 1917 42 35Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 4, 1985Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
19 months
younger sister
Mary Magdalene Phillips
Birth: May 7, 1919 44 36Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 17, 2004Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Zula Phillips
Birth: January 22, 1922 46 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 12, 1955Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
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himself
Esbon Layton Phillips
Birth: August 11, 1905 30 22Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1983Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
son
Bobbie Joe Phillips
Birth: June 23, 1929 23 21Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1929Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
son
Private

Esbon Layton Phillips has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Clem Phillips - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Phillips, ClemheadMW35M17KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Phillips, Zelphie BwifeFW28M1743KYKYKY
Phillips, EsbonsonMW5SKYKYKY
Phillips, Olaf CsonMW3SKYKYKY
Phillips, Artie IdaughterFW1-2mSKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Clem Phillips - Household

Sharon Grove Road Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Phillips, ClemheadMW42MKYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Phillips, BlanchwifeFW37MKYKYKY
Phillips, Esbon LsonMW14SKYKYKY
Phillips, Olaf CsonMW13SKYKYKY
Phillips, Artie IdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Phillips, Iva MdaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Phillips, Norman MsonMW6SKYKYKY
Phillips, Zilpha AdaughterFW4-6mSKYKYKY
Phillips, MilburnsonMW2-3mSKYKYKY
Phillips, Mary MdaughterFW8mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Esbon Layton Phillips - Household

Reservoir Avenue Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Phillips, EsbonheadMW24M22KYKYKYElectrical EngineerIce Plant
Phillips, FloywifeFW22M20KYKYKY