The Shemwell Family

Ollie Shaw GlennAge: 85 years18841970

Name
Ollie Shaw Glenn
Given names
Ollie Shaw
Surname
Glenn
Married name
Ollie Shaw Shemwell
Married name
Ollie Shaw Harris
Birth December 8, 1884 26 20
Marriage of a parentJames William “Jimmy” GlennKatie Lofene ShemwellView this family
1889 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterLamara “Morie” Glenn
September 19, 1890 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWarner Lee Glenn
January 1891 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Holland
March 22, 1896 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherLeander Montgomery Glenn
1897 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 4, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherLemuel W Harris
June 21, 1903 (Age 18 years)
Religious marriageSamuel Edward ShemwellView this family
January 6, 1904 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Rachel Sherrod
1904 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a son
#1Dallas Glenn
January 6, 1906 (Age 21 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Myrtle A Glenn
May 16, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Civil marriageAlva Russell HarrisView this family
May 2, 1918 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 32 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 33 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 son
#3James Alva Harris
January 21, 1919 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#4Clarence Boone Harris
December 15, 1919 (Age 35 years)
Census February 2, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#5Melvin Lee Harris
May 31, 1921 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#6Elvis Harris
January 12, 1923 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonElvis Harris
January 19, 1923 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Irene Harris
January 21, 1924 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 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 17, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a fatherJames William “Jimmy” Glenn
December 19, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Cause: Measles
Birth of a grandson
#1Vernon Lee Glenn
June 11, 1933 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandSamuel Edward Shemwell
February 15, 1937 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a husbandSamuel Edward Shemwell
1937 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Census April 29, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Russell Edward Harris
April 6, 1941 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childConnie SpurlinMyrtle A GlennView this family
December 6, 1941 (Age 56 years)

Death of a sisterLamara “Morie” Glenn
January 11, 1944 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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
#3Donald Bee “Donnie” Harris
March 16, 1949 (Age 64 years)
Associate: Ronald Lee Harris
Birth of a grandson
#4Ronald Lee Harris
March 16, 1949 (Age 64 years)
Associate: Donald Bee “Donnie” Harris
Death of a motherArenia Elizabeth “Rena” Harris
July 10, 1949 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Judy Lane Fowler
October 3, 1955 (Age 70 years)
Death of a granddaughterJudy Lane Fowler
October 3, 1955 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Terry Alan Harris
June 18, 1956 (Age 71 years)
Death of a half-brotherWarner Lee Glenn
February 22, 1962 (Age 77 years)
Death of a husbandAlva Russell Harris
December 28, 1964 (Age 80 years)

Death of a grandsonRonald Lee Harris
December 23, 1966 (Age 82 years)
Cause: Broken Neck - Train & Auto Accident
Death of a grandsonDonald Bee “Donnie” Harris
August 30, 1969 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 March 22, 1970 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Last change May 6, 201914:03:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
6 years
younger sister
Lamara “Morie” Glenn
Birth: September 19, 1890 32 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1944Logan, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Katie Lofene Shemwell - View this family
father
step-mother
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1889Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
Warner Lee Glenn
Birth: January 1891 32 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1962Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Alva Russell Harris - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: May 2, 1918Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
son
James Alva Harris
Birth: January 21, 1919 29 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 1980Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
11 months
son
Clarence Boone Harris
Birth: December 15, 1919 30 35Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 1, 2002Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
18 months
son
19 months
son
Elvis Harris
Birth: January 12, 1923 33 38Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 19, 1923Todd, Kentucky, United States
1 year
daughter
Irene Harris
Birth: January 21, 1924 34 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 26, 2016Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Samuel Edward Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
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
Alva Russell Harris + Lucy “Pearlie” Carter - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 27, 1910Todd, Kentucky, United States
1 month
step-daughter
22 months
step-son
Wardell Byron Harris
Birth: October 31, 1911 22 11Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 19, 1986Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
step-son
Seth Atlas “Jack” Harris
Birth: May 31, 1914 25 14Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 24, 1998Warren, Kentucky, United States
Samuel Edward Shemwell + Emma H Higgins - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 22, 1905Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
step-daughter
7 years
step-son
Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States

Ollie Shaw Glenn has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Glenn, James WheadWMMay185842M11KYKYKY
Glenn, Katie LwifeWFFeb186931M1111KYMOKY
Glenn, Ollie SdaughterWFDec188415SKYKYKY
Glenn, Warner LsonWMJan18919SKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Glenn, James WheadMW52M220KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Glenn, KatiewifeFW41M12011KYMOKY
Glenn, LeesonMW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborHome Farm
Glenn, OlliedaughterFW25D121KYKYKY
Glenn, DallasgrandsonFW4SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Alva Russell Harris - Household

Berchman Mill Road Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Harris, Alvie RheadMW30MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Harris, OlliewifeFW35MKYKYKY
Harris, WardellsonMW8SKYKYKY
Harris, James AsonMW1-1mSKYKYKY
Harris, Clarence BsonMW2mSKYKYKY
Shemwell, Myrtle Astep daughterFW9SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Alva Russell Harris - Household

Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Harris, AlvaheadMW41M29KYVAKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Harris, OlliewifeFW45M34KYKYKY
Harris, James AsonMW11SKYKYKY
Harris, Clarence BsonMW10SKYKYKY
Harris, Melvin LsonMW8SKYKYKY
Harris, IrenedaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Glenn, MyrtleFW18SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Alva Russell Harris - Household

Todd, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Harris, AlvaXheadMW50MKYSame HouseFarmerFarm
Harris, OlliewifeFW55MKYSame House
Harris, James AsonMW21SKYSame HouseLaborerFarm
Harris, Clarence BsonMW20SKYSame HouseLaborerFarm
Harris, IrenedaughterFW16SKYSame House
Glenn, Myrtlestep daughterFW28SKYSame HouseLaborerHouse Work
Glenn, Vernonstep grand sonMW6SKYSame House