The Shemwell Family

Mamie Flora ShemwellAge: 44 years18911935

Mamie Flora Shemwell
Given names
Mamie Flora
Married name
Mamie Flora Chadwick
Birth March 11, 1891 41 38
Death of a motherAngie Elizabeth “Bettie” McElroy
before 1895 (Age 3 years)

Marriage of a parentJohn Thomas ShemwellAngeline “Angie” GrayView this family
June 25, 1895 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 -
Birth of a half-brotherLee Roy Shemwell
January 15, 1899 (Age 7 years)

Census June 1, 1900 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a son
#1Murray Freeman Chadwick
August 21, 1909 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mildred Chadwick
January 10, 1911 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#3William Thomas Chadwick Sr.
August 27, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#4Edward Eugene Chadwick
September 5, 1915 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a daughter
#5Imagene Bertha Chadwick
April 3, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 13, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherBert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
January 9, 1921 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Note: Informant: W. H. McMillan, Erin Tn.
Birth of a son
#6Otho Shemwell “Joe” Chadwick
February 16, 1927 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sonMurray Freeman Chadwick
February 2, 1934 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherLuther Edgar Shemwell
August 8, 1935 (Age 44 years)
Note: Informant: Roy Shemwell
Note: Luther died in Paris, TN in a room over the Shemwell Cafe/Restaurant.
Burial of a brotherLuther Edgar Shemwell
August 9, 1935 (Age 44 years)
Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery
Death September 6, 1935 (Age 44 years)
Cause of death: Diabetic coma
Cemetery: Weaks Family Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 1, 1868Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Artie M Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1883 33 30Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 21, 1936Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Bert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
Birth: November 1, 1885 36 32Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1921Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Zora May Shemwell
Birth: December 20, 1887 38 34Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 5, 1956Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Father’s family with Angeline “Angie” Gray - View this family
Angeline “Angie” Gray
Birth: June 1858Tennessee, United States
Death: September 27, 1924Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: June 25, 1895Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Lee Roy Shemwell
Birth: January 15, 1899 49 40
Death: May 23, 1961Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Mary E “Molly” - View this family
Family with Murray Levi Chadwick - View this family
Murray Freeman Chadwick
Birth: August 21, 1909 21 18Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 2, 1934Danville, Houston, Tennessee, United States
17 months
Mildred Chadwick
Birth: January 10, 1911 22 19Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 2002Humboldt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States
William Thomas Chadwick Sr.
Birth: August 27, 1913 25 22Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 14, 2001Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
2 years
Edward Eugene Chadwick
Birth: September 5, 1915 27 24Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1992Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States
19 months
Imagene Bertha Chadwick
Birth: April 3, 1917 29 26Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1941Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
10 years
Otho Shemwell “Joe” Chadwick
Birth: February 16, 1927 39 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 2002Houston, Tennessee, United States
Murray Levi Chadwick + Effie Pearl Cathey - View this family
husband’s wife
Effie Pearl Cathey
Birth: February 7, 1908Tennessee, United States
Burial: McMillan Cemetery, Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States

Mamie Flora Shemwell has 18 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Thomas Shemwell - Household

Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, USA

John ShemwellHeadWMMay 184951M5--TNTNTNMerchant
Angie ShemwellwifeWFJun 185841M511TNTNTN
Florence ShemwelldaughterWFDec 188019S---TNTNTN
Artie ShemwellsonWMApr 188217S---TNTNTNTeamster
Bertie ShemwellsonWMOct 188414S---TNTNTNDay Laborer
Zora ShemwelldaughterWFDec 188712S---TNTNTN
Mammie ShemwelldaughterWFMar 18919S---TNTNTN
Leroy ShemwellsonWMFeb 18991S---TNTNTN

Notes: Next door to brother William

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Murry Levi Chadwick - Household

Houston, TN

Murry ChadwickheadMW35MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Mamie ShemwellwifeFW30MTNTNTN
Freeman ChadwicksonMW10STNTNTN
Mildred ChadwickdaughterFW8STNTNTN
W T ChadwicksonMW6STNTNTN
Eugene ChadwicksonMW4-1mSTNTNTN
Imagene ChadwickdaughterFW2-3mSTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Murry Levi Chadwick - Household

Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

Murry Levi ChadwickheadMW41M20TNTNTNSalesmanLife Insurance
Mamie ShemwellwifeFW40M19TNTNTN
Freeman ChadwicksonMW20STNTNTNStockmanLumber Co.
William T ChadwicksonMW18STNTNTNClerkGrocery Store
Eugene ChadwicksonMW16STNTNTN
Imagene ChadwickdaughterFW12STNTNTN
Otho ChadwicksonMW3STNTNTN
Dock BlackwellboarderMW25STNTNTNLaborerFactory Auto