The Shemwell Family

Gladys Cordellia ShemwellAge: 99 years19012000

Name
Gladys Cordellia Shemwell
Given names
Gladys Cordellia
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Gladys Cordellia Marriott
Birth January 4, 1901 35 23
Birth of a sisterVelvalee Virginia Shemwell
May 16, 1902 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a sisterFrances Cassman Shemwell
February 14, 1905 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterHelen Alice Shemwell
April 17, 1909 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterBessie Bell Shemwell
February 17, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 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 16 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Vivian Betty Marriott
October 20, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
February 1, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 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 28, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherJames Harvey Shemwell
November 13, 1935 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Auto Accident
Birth of a daughter
#2Lana Lee Marriott
March 17, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John Marriott Boyd
June 23, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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
Death of a half-sisterGenevieve Shemwell
January 20, 1947 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Gloria Jean Boyd
July 8, 1949 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterBessie Bell Shemwell
September 18, 1951 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Penny Louise Boyd
July 31, 1954 (Age 53 years)

Death of a granddaughterPenny Louise Boyd
February 20, 1955 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJohn D McAfeeLana Lee MarriottView this family
January 22, 1963 (Age 62 years)
Death of a motherMary Katherine Propp
June 10, 1964 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sisterHelen Alice Shemwell
September 21, 1968 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 sisterVelvalee Virginia Shemwell
March 23, 1977 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterFrances Cassman Shemwell
April 18, 1982 (Age 81 years)
Death of a husbandMitchell Harrod Marriott
January 15, 1987 (Age 86 years)
Death of a daughterVivian Betty Marriott
April 13, 1989 (Age 88 years)
Death April 7, 2000 (Age 99 years)
Burial
Cemetery: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Last change April 22, 201913:56:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 15, 1900Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
10 months
herself
16 months
younger sister
Velvalee Virginia Shemwell
Birth: May 16, 1902 37 25Falcon, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Death: March 23, 1977Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
3 years
younger sister
Frances Cassman Shemwell
Birth: February 14, 1905 39 27Colorado, United States
Death: April 18, 1982Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
4 years
younger sister
Helen Alice Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1909 44 32La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States
Death: September 21, 1968Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
10 months
younger sister
Bessie Bell Shemwell
Birth: February 17, 1910 44 32La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States
Death: September 18, 1951Yolo, California, United States
Father’s family with Edith Blanche Martin - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 19, 1894San Joaquin, Fresno, California, United States
Divorce: October 11, 1898Colorado, United States
23 months
half-sister
Genevieve Shemwell
Birth: May 6, 1896 31 22Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Death: January 20, 1947Lassen, California, United States
Family with Mitchell Harrod Marriott - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
Vivian Betty Marriott
Birth: October 20, 1920 26 19Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Death: April 13, 1989Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Lana Lee Marriott
Birth: March 17, 1940 45 39Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Death: June 1, 2002Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

Gladys Cordellia Shemwell has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Harvey Shemwell - Household

La Jara, Conejos, Colorado

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Shemwell, James HheadMW46M214KYKYKYButcherButcher Shop
Shemwell, Mary PwifeFW33M11466GermanyGermanyGermany
Shemwell, GenyvivadaughterFW13SCOKYGermany
Shemwell, GladiesdaughterFW10SCOKYGermany
Shemwell, VelvaleedaughterFW8SCOKYGermany
Shemwell, FrancesdaughterFW5SCOKYGermany
Shemwell, HelendaughterFW2SCOKYGermany
Shemwell, BessiedaughterFW2mSCOKYGermany
Brewster, Frank OservantMW19S

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Harvey Shemwell - Household

La Jara, Conejos, Colorado

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
James H ShemwellheadMW54MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Mary P ShemwellwifeFW39MDEUDEUDEU
Frances ShemwelldaughterFW14SCOKYDEU
Helen ShemwelldaughterFW11SCOKYDEU
Bessie ShemwelldaughterFW9SCOKYDEU
James Marriotson-in-lawMW21SOHOHOHFarmerWorking out
Velvalee MarriotdaughterFW17SCOKYDEU
Mitchell Marriotson-in-lawMW25MOHOHOHFarmerWorking out
Gladys MarriotdaughterFW19MCOKYDEU
John TreftboarderMW22SINININFarmerWorking out