The Shemwell Family

Isaiah McKinley CookAge: 77 years19001978

Name
Isaiah McKinley Cook
Given names
Isaiah McKinley
Surname
Cook
Also known as
Kenneth
Note: Name was changed around 1931.
Birth September 16, 1900 38 35
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherIsiah Cornine
January 13, 1915 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

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 16 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 17 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/
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell
March 31, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Old Age
Birth of a daughter
#1Zola Louise Cook
May 27, 1921 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Adell Norine Cook
March 2, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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 30, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherEverett Fielding Cook
April 16, 1931 (Age 30 years)
Cause: chronic myocarditis
Birth of a son
#3Kenneth Eugene “Kenny” Cook
June 22, 1938 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherSarah Margaret Maude “Maggie” Cornine
January 23, 1943 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Keith Albert Diamond
March 2, 1944 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Keith Albert Diamond
March 2, 1944 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Wesley CraigZola Louise CookView this family
Type: Civil marriage
June 11, 1945 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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
Religious marriageHesper Elvin CarpenterView this family
September 29, 1946 (Age 46 years)
Address: Home of Reverend J.D.McLaughlin
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Anna Norine Diamond
October 30, 1950 (Age 50 years)
Death of a granddaughterAnna Norine Diamond
February 24, 1952 (Age 51 years)
Burial of a granddaughterAnna Norine Diamond
February 26, 1952 (Age 51 years)
Cemetery: Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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
Adoption of a grandsonKeith Albert Diamond
October 17, 1951 (Age 51 years)
Adoption: Adopted by father
Adoption of a grandsonKeith Albert Diamond
October 17, 1951 (Age 51 years)
Adoption: Adopted by father
Death of a brotherEdward Everett Cook
February 11, 1954 (Age 53 years)
Burial of a brotherEdward Everett Cook
February 13, 1954 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#4Kenneth Eugene Cook Jr
January 5, 1960 (Age 59 years)
Death of a grandsonKenneth Eugene Cook Jr
February 29, 1960 (Age 59 years)
Burial of a grandsonKenneth Eugene Cook Jr
March 3, 1960 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#5Danny Lee Cook
September 24, 1962 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterBirdie Ellen Cook
December 28, 1970 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Leann Marie Protzman
January 13, 1971 (Age 70 years)
Death of a granddaughterLeann Marie Protzman
January 17, 1971 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a granddaughterLeann Marie Protzman
January 19, 1971 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery: St. Mary's Cemetery
Religion: Catholic
Death of a wifeHesper Elvin Carpenter
September 24, 1975 (Age 75 years)
Burial of a wifeHesper Elvin Carpenter
September 28, 1975 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Stover Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 wifeLoma Mae McLaughlin
February 16, 1978 (Age 77 years)
Burial of a wifeLoma Mae McLaughlin
February 18, 1978 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Religion: Christian
Death June 18, 1978 (Age 77 years)
Burial June 20, 1978 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: Stover Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 2, 1882Pettis, Missouri, United States
13 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Edward Everett Cook
Birth: October 11, 1885 23 20Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: February 11, 1954Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder brother
Albert Cook
Birth: October 16, 1889 27 24Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 22, 1889Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder sister
I. Dovie Cook
Birth: January 31, 1892 29 26Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: November 27, 1892Postal, Pettis, Missouri, United States
9 years
himself
Family with Loma Mae McLaughlin - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Zola Louise Cook
Birth: May 27, 1921 20 18Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: October 13, 1981Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
9 months
daughter
16 years
son
Kenneth Eugene “Kenny” Cook
Birth: June 22, 1938 37 35Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: February 1, 1999Osceola, St. Clair, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
Family with Hesper Elvin Carpenter - View this family
himself
wife
Hesper Elvin Carpenter
Birth: September 26, 1895Fairfax, Atchison, Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1975Stover, Morgan, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 29, 1946Pettis, Missouri, United States
Joseph Bun Alfrey + Loma Mae McLaughlin - View this family
wife’s husband
Joseph Bun Alfrey
Birth: August 14, 1894Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1961Blue Springs, Jackson, Missouri, United States
wife
Marriage: September 14, 1942Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Private + Hesper Elvin Carpenter - View this family
wife’s husband
Private
wife
Hesper Elvin Carpenter
Birth: September 26, 1895Fairfax, Atchison, Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1975Stover, Morgan, Missouri, United States

Isaiah McKinley Cook has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Everett Fielding Cook - Household

Heaths Creek, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cook, EverettheadMW47M128MOINMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Cook, Sarah MwifeFW43M12853MOTNMO
Cook, McKinleysonMW9SMOMOMO
Cornine, Isiahfather in lawMW81WdTNNCTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Isaiah McKinley Cook - Household

Locust St Road Salt Pond, Saline, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Cook, McKinleyheadMW29M19MOMOMOLaborerShoe Factory
Cook, LomawifeFW27M18MOMOMO
Cook, ZoladaughterFW8SMOMOMO
Cook, AdelldaughterFW6SMOMOMO

Name
Name was changed around 1931. we have not found where he did this legally.