The Shemwell Family

Katie Lofene ShemwellAge: 61 years18691931

Name
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Given names
Katie Lofene
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Katie Lofene Glenn
Birth February 27, 1869 32 30
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas “Bud” Shemwell
June 2, 1872 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Emmet Shemwell
June 5, 1874 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter Denson Shemwell
March 3, 1876 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 9 years)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Death of a brotherWalter Denson Shemwell
December 20, 1878 (Age 9 years)
Burial of a brotherWalter Denson Shemwell
1878 (Age 8 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a brotherSamuel Edward Shemwell
April 11, 1879 (Age 10 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 11 years)
MarriageJames William “Jimmy” GlennView this family
1889 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
February 1890 (Age 20 years)
Burial of a sisterSara Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
1890 (Age 20 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Birth of a son
#1Warner Lee Glenn
January 1891 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Thomas Shemwell
March 18, 1903 (Age 34 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 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 47 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 48 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 2, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherArmina M “Mina” Shemwell
December 28, 1928 (Age 59 years)
Address: Near Sharon Grove
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 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
Death of a husbandJames William “Jimmy” Glenn
December 19, 1930 (Age 61 years)
Cause: Measles
Death of a sisterPermelia Shemwell
January 11, 1931 (on the date of death)
Death January 11, 1931 (Age 61 years)
Cause of death: Lobar pneumonia
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201609:50:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 19, 1857Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
Permelia Shemwell
Birth: 1863 26 23Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
21 months
younger brother
Walter Denson Shemwell
Birth: March 3, 1876 39 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 20, 1878Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with James William “Jimmy” Glenn - View this family
husband
herself
Katie Lofene Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1869 32 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1931Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1889Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
son
Warner Lee Glenn
Birth: January 1891 32 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 22, 1962Todd, Kentucky, United States
James William “Jimmy” Glenn + Arenia Elizabeth “Rena” Harris - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:
sister-in-law
6 years
step-daughter
Lamara “Morie” Glenn
Birth: September 19, 1890 32 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1944Logan, Kentucky, United States

Katie Lofene Shemwell has 50 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (42)

Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
5Shemwell1889
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978
Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Samuel Thomas Shemwell34MWFarmerMO
Armina A Shemwell32FWKeeping HouseKY
Sara E Shemwell11FWAt homeMO
Mellis A. Shemwell8FWMO
Nancy M Shemwell5FWMO
Katie L. Shemwell1FWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Thomas Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Samuel Thomas ShemwellM44headM23FarmerMOKYKY
Arminia ShemwellF41wifeM23Keeping HouseKYKYKY
Permelia ShemwellF16daughterS-MOMOKY
Mary N ShemwellF14daughterS-MOMOKY
Katie L. ShemwellF11daughterS-KYMOKY
James T ShemwellM7sonS-KYMOKY
Charles E ShemwellM5sonS-KYMOKY
Samuel E ShemwellM1sonS-KYMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Glenn, James WheadWMMay185842M11KYKYKY
Glenn, Katie LwifeWFFeb186931M1111KYMOKY
Glenn, Ollie SdaughterWFDec188415SKYKYKY
Glenn, Warner LsonWMJan18919SKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Glenn, James WheadMW52M220KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Glenn, KatiewifeFW41M12011KYMOKY
Glenn, LeesonMW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborHome Farm
Glenn, OlliedaughterFW25D121KYKYKY
Glenn, DallasgrandsonFW4SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James W Glenn II - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Glenn, James WheadMW61MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Glenn, Katie LwifeFW50MKYMOKY
Glenn, Warner LsonMW28DKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Glenn, DallasgrandsonFW14SKYKYKY