The Shemwell Family

Glendell Lee “Nick” WallsAge: 84 years19242008

Name
Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls
Given names
Glendell Lee
Surname
Walls
Nickname
Nick
Birth August 6, 1924 42 40
Death of a motherAda May Shemwell
April 8, 1925 (Age 8 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Washington Shemwell
September 26, 1926 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentClarence WallsGrace HouseView this family
May 16, 1927 (Age 2 years)
Note: by T.E.Sparks and witnessed by Carrie J. Underwood and J.E. Shaver
Death of a maternal grandmotherLaura Lee Brinkley
October 25, 1927 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 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 30, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a fatherClarence Walls
April 1, 1936 (Age 11 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Death of a brotherJames Edwin “Pud” Walls
September 23, 1944 (Age 20 years)

Note: Battle of the Bulge - European Theatre - WWII
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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
MarriageMarjorie Ellen FogleView this family
October 3, 1946 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 daughter
#1Linda Ann Walls
January 2, 1957 (Age 32 years)
Death of a daughterLinda Ann Walls
August 12, 1957 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 wifeMarjorie Ellen Fogle
June 3, 1986 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterHallie Louise Walls
May 18, 1987 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherHalford Vermont Walls
March 6, 1993 (Age 68 years)

Death of a brotherRussell Wilbert Walls
September 29, 1998 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterThelma Alene Walls
March 14, 2008 (Age 83 years)
Death November 1, 2008 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery
Last change June 7, 201715:10:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
22 months
elder brother
Halford Vermont Walls
Birth: September 28, 1906 24 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 1993
3 years
elder brother
Russell Wilbert Walls
Birth: November 5, 1909 27 25Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1998Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
3 years
elder sister
sister
Private
elder brother
William Wallace Walls
Birth: February 10, 1916 33 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 2012Merrillville, Lake, Indiana, United States
16 months
elder brother
James Edwin “Pud” Walls
Birth: June 5, 1917 35 32Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 23, 1944
brother
Private
himself
Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls
Birth: August 6, 1924 42 40Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1, 2008Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Grace House - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 16, 1927Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Marjorie Ellen Fogle - View this family
himself
Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls
Birth: August 6, 1924 42 40Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1, 2008Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States
wife
Marjorie Ellen Fogle
Birth: August 13, 1927Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 3, 1986Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States
Marriage: October 3, 1946Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 years
daughter
Linda Ann Walls
Birth: January 2, 1957 32 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 12, 1957Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Glendell Lee “Nick” Walls has 25 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John T McRoy - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
MacRoy, JohnheadMW32MKYsame placeMinerCoal Mine
MacRoy, HallieXwifeFW35MKYsame place
Walls, Glendell Lbrother in lawMW16SKYsame placeNew Worker