The Shemwell Family

George William ShemwellAge: 61 years18811943

George William Shemwell
Given names
George William
Birth April 6, 1881 25 21
Birth of a brotherCharles Henry “Charlie” Shemwell
June 3, 1883 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Hardy Shemwell
September 8, 1885 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherJames Hardy Shemwell
October 15, 1885 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherSylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
April 5, 1888 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherShemwell
April 1889 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a sisterSue Belle Shemwell
August 1890 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell
August 25, 1894 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 19 years)
Religious marriageMyrtle Viola PhillipsView this family
September 27, 1903 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherMarquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell
May 20, 1905 (Age 24 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Henry HallSarah Frances “Ma Sissie” ScottView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 17, 1906 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Euphalee M Shemwell
December 1, 1906 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Coleman W Shemwell
August 23, 1909 (Age 28 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 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 -
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a daughterEuphalee M Shemwell
April 28, 1937 (Age 56 years)
Death of a motherSarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
May 17, 1941 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 -
Death April 4, 1943 (Age 61 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change November 30, 201713:52:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 9, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
James Hardy Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1885 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 15, 1885Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Sylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with John Henry Hall - View this family
Marriage: October 17, 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Myrtle Viola Phillips - View this family
Marriage: September 27, 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Euphalee M Shemwell
Birth: December 1, 1906 25 28Kentucky, United States
Death: April 28, 1937Gulbro, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years

George William Shemwell has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Marquis Delemuel Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

Markus ShemwellheadWMMar 185644M19--KYKYKYFarmer
Sarah F ShemwellwifeWFNov 185940M1965KYKYKY
George W ShemwellsonWMApr 188119S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Charles H ShemwellsonWMJun 188317S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sey L ShemwellsonWMApr 188811S---KYKYKYFarm laborer
Sue B ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18909S---KYKYKY
Mary V ShemwelldaughterWFAug 18945S---KYKYKY

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

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

Shemwell, George WheadMW29M6KYKYKYFarmerGeneal farm
Shemwell, Myrtle VwifeFW32M622KYKYKY
Shemwell, EuphadaughterFW4SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ClemansonMW8mSKYKYKY
Shemwell, Jennieyounger sisterFW15SKYKYKY

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

Sharon Grove Road Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, George WheadMW38MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Myrtle VwifeFW41MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Euthey MdaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Coleman WsonMW10SKYKYKY