The Shemwell Family

John William T TateAge: 81 years18751956

John William T Tate
Given names
John William T
Birth September 17, 1875 22 16
Birth of a brotherSamuel Claude Tate
August 7, 1878 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageRosa L ShemwellView this family
December 1, 1895 (Age 20 years)
1895 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a son
#1Bryan Elmer Tate
September 25, 1896 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 7, 1900 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Bennett Burton Tate
December 10, 1902 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Bernice B Tate
February 28, 1905 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#4Buell Eckless Tate
1908 (Age 32 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1David Tate
October 22, 1916 (Age 41 years)
Death of a grandsonDavid Tate
October 23, 1916 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Nell Elizabeth Tate
December 9, 1917 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 -
Death of a motherAlice Elizabeth Foley
April 19, 1919 (Age 43 years)
Death of a granddaughterNell Elizabeth Tate
September 24, 1919 (Age 44 years)
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childBennett Burton TateRuby Hazel SampsonView this family
estimated 1921 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Norman Derwood Tate
March 12, 1922 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Ardice Givins Tate
June 6, 1924 (Age 48 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Robert Tate
June 20, 1925 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5David Burton Tate
February 22, 1926 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Lynette I Tate
November 23, 1926 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childBuell Eckless TateGolda Irene McGuyerView this family
estimated 1926 (Age 50 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 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 54 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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 74 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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 October 13, 1956 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change March 12, 202011:14:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 10, 1874Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
18 months
3 years
younger brother
Family with Rosa L Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: December 1, 1895Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Bryan Elmer Tate
Birth: September 25, 1896 21 16Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 1971Grayville, White, Illinois, United States
6 years
2 years
4 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John William Tate - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Tate, John WheadWMSep187524M5KYKYKYCoal Miner
Tate, Rosa LwifeWFOct187920M511KYKYKY
Tate, Bryan EsonWMSep18963SKYKYKY

Next door to John Shemwell

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John William Tate - Household

Bevier, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Tate, J W TheadMW33M114KYKYKYSteorn? EngineerCoal Mine
Tate, Rosa LwifeFW30M11444KYKYKY
Tate, BryantsonMW13SKYKYKYLaborerOdd Jobs
Tate, BennettsonMW7SKYKYKY
Tate, BernicesonMW5SKYKYKY
Tate, BuellsonMW2SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John William Tate - Household

Cleaton Village Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Tate, John WheadMW44MKYKYKYEngineerStationary
Tate, Rosa LwifeFW40MKYKYKY
Tate, Bennett BsonMW17SKYKYKYDriverCoal Mine
Tate, Bernice BsonMW14SKYKYKY
Tate, Buell EsonMW12SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John William Tate - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Tate, John W TheadMW54M20KYKYKYWeigh BossCrescent Coal Co.
Tate, RosawifeFW50M16KYKYKY
Tate, BryansonMW33D18KYKYKYForerman Asst.coal mine
Tate, BuellheadMW22M18KYKYKYMiberCoal
Tate, GoldawifeFW22M18KYKYKY
Tate, LynettedaughterFW3SKYKYKY

Census indicates Buell's family in same household