The Shemwell Family

Carl Livingston HarrisAge: 76 years19151992

Name
Carl Livingston Harris
Given names
Carl Livingston
Surname
Harris
Birth December 14, 1915 34 24
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 days)

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 12 months)

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 2 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 sisterGladys May Harris
February 7, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterGladys May Harris
July 3, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterJuanita Faye Harris
March 25, 1924 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Livingston “Mattie” Davis
October 27, 1927 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 7, 1930 (Age 14 years)
MarriageEthel CromwellView this family
about 1939 (Age 23 years)

Census April 9, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Fletcher Harris
July 29, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Hypostatic Pneumonia
Military
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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
Death of a fatherLemuel Wesley Harris
January 29, 1953 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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 brotherLemuel Moss Harris
June 17, 1954 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Coronary Occlusion
Death of a motherLaura Adams Moss
February 12, 1959 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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, 1992 (Age 76 years)
Cause of death: Renal Failure
Burial
Cemetery: Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park
Last change January 9, 202013:59:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 22, 1910Crawford, Arkansas, United States
4 years
elder brother
Lemuel Moss Harris
Birth: December 2, 1913 32 22Bourbon, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 17, 1954Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
2 years
himself
Carl Livingston Harris
Birth: December 14, 1915 34 24New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Death: March 22, 1992Floyds Knobs, Floyd, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
Gladys May Harris
Birth: February 7, 1919 38 27New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Death: July 3, 1920New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
5 years
younger sister
Juanita Faye Harris
Birth: March 25, 1924 43 32New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Death: October 31, 1995Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Family with Ethel Cromwell - View this family
himself
Carl Livingston Harris
Birth: December 14, 1915 34 24New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Death: March 22, 1992Floyds Knobs, Floyd, Indiana, United States
wife
Ethel Cromwell
Birth: May 30, 1915Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Death: January 16, 2000New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
Marriage: about 1939

Carl Livingston Harris has 5 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Wesley Harris - Household

1728 Ekin Avenue New Albany, Floyd, Indiana

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Harris, Lemuel WheadMW38MKYKYKYAgentInsurance
Harris, Laura AwifeFW28MKYKYKY
Harris, Lemuel MsonMW6SKYKYKY
Harris, Carl LsonMW4SINKYKY
Harris, Gladys MdaughterFW11mSINKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Wesley Harris - Household

1832 Elm Street New Albany, Floyd, Indiana

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Harris, Lemuel WheadMW49M32KYKYKYSupervisor of AgentsHealth & Accident Insurance
Harris, Laura AwifeFW39M22KYKYKY
Harris, Lemuel MsonMW16SKYKYKY
Harris, Carl LsonMW14SINKYKY
Harris, Juanita FdaughterFW6SINKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Wesley Harris - Household

1832 Elm Street New Albany, Floyd, Indiana

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Harris, LemuelheadMW59MKYNew AlbanyFloydINSalesmanInsurance Health & Acc.
Harris, LauraXwifeFW49MKYNew AlbanyFloydINHouseworkHome
Harris, CarlsonMW24MINOwensboroKYSalesmanInsurance Health & Acc.
Harris, Etheldaughter in lawFW24MOHOwensboroKYClericalOffice Work
Harris, JuanitadaughterFW16SINSame place