The Shemwell Family

Grace Aurelia ShemwellAge: 13 years19121925

Name
Grace Aurelia Shemwell
Given names
Grace Aurelia
Surname
Shemwell
Birth August 5, 1912 26 20
Birth of a sisterPearl B Shemwell
June 28, 1913 (Age 10 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Caswell Shemwell
August 21, 1915 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterRuby Mae Shemwell
July 29, 1918 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 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 5 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 12, 1920 (Age 7 years)
Death October 11, 1925 (Age 13 years)
Cause of death: ptomaine poisoning (food poisoning)
Burial October 12, 1925 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: McKee Chapel Cemetery
Last change September 29, 201621:53:15

by: Brian Shemwell
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father
mother
Nellie May Greer
Birth: August 19, 1891 29 22Newland, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: July 18, 1986Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
Marriage: October 25, 1911
9 months
herself
Grace Aurelia Shemwell
Birth: August 5, 1912 26 20Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 11, 1925Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
11 months
younger sister
Pearl B Shemwell
Birth: June 28, 1913 27 21Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 4, 1996Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
William Caswell Shemwell
Birth: August 21, 1915 29 24Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: August 27, 1981Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ruby Mae Shemwell
Birth: July 29, 1918 32 26Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 30, 2016Villa Park, Orange, California, United States

Grace Aurelia Shemwell has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (2)

Parents Wiley Bolinger Shemwell + Emma Alice Tucker
1James L Shemwell19372007
2Private

Mother's family (0)

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William R Shemwell - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
William ShemwellheadMW34MMOKYINCarpenterRailroad
Nellie ShemwellwifeFW29MMOMOMO
Grace ShemwelldaughterFW7SMOMOMO
Pearl ShemwelldaughterFW6SMOMOMO
William ShemwellsonMW4SMOMOMO
Ruby ShemwelldaughterFW1SMOMOMO
Wiley Shemwellyounger brotherMW23SMOKYINCoach CleanerRailroad