The Shemwell Family

Florence HinsonAge: 75 years18841959

Florence Hinson
Given names
Married name
Florence Bell
Birth February 20, 1884 37 37
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a fatherAlbert Franklin Hinson
September 26, 1898 (Age 14 years)
MarriageWilliam Washington BellView this family
September 25, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Precell Hinson “Jack” Bell
July 14, 1906 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Valerie Fay Bell
June 6, 1908 (Age 24 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Regina Bell
September 2, 1911 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherSarah J Cummings
February 12, 1914 (Age 29 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 -
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-
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 -
DivorceWilliam Washington BellView this family
between 1920 and 1930 (Age 35 years)

Census January 3, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childArthur Luther ShemwellValerie Fay BellView this family
July 18, 1926 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Lt. Col. Arthur Luther Shemwell Jr.
September 12, 1926 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a childPrecell Hinson “Jack” BellSophie Festa VautierView this family
between 1931 and 1940 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 of a husbandWilliam Washington Bell
November 29, 1953 (Age 69 years)
Burial of a husbandWilliam Washington Bell
November 30, 1953 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery: Memorial Cemetery
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 -
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. -
Death June 30, 1959 (Age 75 years)
Last change July 12, 201810:18:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
John Stewart Hinson
Birth: April 8, 1880 33 33Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 30, 1963McKinnon, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Family with William Washington Bell - View this family
Marriage: September 25, 1904Houston, Tennessee, United States
Divorce: between 1920 and 1930
22 months
Precell Hinson “Jack” Bell
Birth: July 14, 1906 30 22Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 3, 1967San Francisco, California, United States
23 months
Valerie Fay Bell
Birth: June 6, 1908 32 24Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 12, 1993Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Regina Bell
Birth: September 2, 1911 35 27Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 17, 1983Clark, Nevada, United States
William Washington Bell + Mary Mattie Bomar - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: after 1931

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Washington Bell - Household

Depot Street Paris City, Henry, TN

William W BellheadMW33M6TNTNTNConductorFreight Train
Florence BellwifeFW23M622TNTNTN
Percel BellsonMW4STNTNTN
Valeria Fay BelldaughterFW2STNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Washington Bell - Household

Washington Tn St. Paris City, Henry, TN

Wash W BellheadMW44MTNTNTNConductorRail Road
Florence BellwifeFW40MTNTNTN
Percel BellsonMW13STNTNTN
Fay BelldaughterFW11STNTNTN
Regina BelldaughterFW8STNTNTN