The Shemwell Family

Milburn Lee PhillipsAge: 67 years19171985

Milburn Lee Phillips
Given names
Milburn Lee
Birth October 18, 1917 42 35
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 2 months)

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 -
Birth of a sisterMary Magdalene Phillips
May 7, 1919 (Age 18 months)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterZula Phillips
January 22, 1922 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCalphernia Almira D Munday
January 31, 1923 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherGeorge Ann Shemwell
January 13, 1931 (Age 13 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 sisterZula Phillips
February 12, 1955 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherOlaf Clayton Phillips
July 15, 1958 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Gunshot wound in heart - Accidental
Death of a fatherClem Phillips
October 11, 1961 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherZelpha Blanche Harris
February 9, 1963 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterZelpha Adaline Phillips
July 18, 1974 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 sisterIva Mae Phillips
October 5, 1981 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherEsbon Layton Phillips
February 22, 1983 (Age 65 years)
Death March 4, 1985 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change June 15, 202112:19:26

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: calculated 1903
3 years
elder brother
Esbon Layton Phillips
Birth: August 11, 1905 30 22Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1983Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
elder brother
Olaf Clayton Phillips
Birth: November 5, 1906 31 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 15, 1958Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder 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
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Norman Mendral Phillips
Birth: September 5, 1913 38 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 30, 1987Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder sister
Zelpha Adaline Phillips
Birth: June 7, 1915 40 32Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1974Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
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
Family with Lula Dell Welch - View this family
Milburn Lee Phillips
Birth: October 18, 1917 42 35Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 4, 1985Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Lula Dell Welch
Birth: August 6, 1927Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 23, 2018Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Milburn Lee Phillips has 15 first cousins recorded

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 - Clem Phillips - Household

Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

Phillips, ClemheadMW55M29KYTNKYFarmerFarm
Phillips, Z BwifeFW47M19KYKYKY
Phillips, O CsonMW23M23KYKYKYHelperFarm
Phillips, Artie IdaughterFW21SKYKYKY
Phillips, Norman MsonMW16SKYKYKYHelper
Phillips, AddlinedaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Phillips, MilburnsonMW12SKYKYKY
Phillips, MagdalenedaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Phillips, ZuladaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Phillips, Eulisdaughter in lawFW21M21KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clem Phillips - Household

Highland Lick Road Todd, Kentucky

Phillips, ClemXheadMW65MKYSame houseFarm OperatorFarm
Phillips, BlanchewifeFW57MKYSame house
Phillips, ArtiedaughterFW31SKYSame houseLaundressLaundry
Phillips, MilburnsonMW22SKYSame houseFarm LaborerFarm
Phillips, Magdalene (ab)daughterFW20SKYSame house
Phillips, ZuladaughterFW18SKYSame house