The Shemwell Family

Russell Wilbert WallsAge: 88 years19091998

Name
Russell Wilbert Walls
Given names
Russell Wilbert
Surname
Walls
Birth November 5, 1909 27 25
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 5 months)
Birth of a sisterThelma Alene Walls
November 28, 1912 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Wallace Walls
February 10, 1916 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 brotherJames Edwin “Pud” Walls
June 5, 1917 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 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 8 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 20, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherGlendell Lee “Nick” Walls
August 6, 1924 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherAda May Shemwell
April 8, 1925 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Washington Shemwell
September 26, 1926 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentClarence WallsGrace HouseView this family
May 16, 1927 (Age 17 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 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Geneva Mae “Jean” Walls
July 17, 1928 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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
Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy M Walls
October 1, 1932 (Age 22 years)
Death of a daughterNancy M Walls
October 2, 1935 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Annette M “Ann” Walls
February 24, 1936 (Age 26 years)
Death of a fatherClarence Walls
April 1, 1936 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Peggy M Walls
December 28, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherJames Edwin “Pud” Walls
September 23, 1944 (Age 34 years)

Note: Battle of the Bulge - European Theatre - WWII
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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
#1Pamela R DeArmond
September 30, 1956 (Age 46 years)
Death of a granddaughterPamela R DeArmond
March 11, 1957 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 sisterHallie Louise Walls
May 18, 1987 (Age 77 years)
Death of a daughterGeneva Mae “Jean” Walls
October 23, 1987 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherHalford Vermont Walls
March 6, 1993 (Age 83 years)

Death September 29, 1998 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Graceland Memorial Park
Last change July 20, 201713:43:04

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
himself
Russell Wilbert Walls
Birth: November 5, 1909 27 25Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1998Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
sister
Private
younger brother
William Wallace Walls
Birth: February 10, 1916 33 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 2012Merrillville, Lake, Indiana, United States
16 months
younger brother
James Edwin “Pud” Walls
Birth: June 5, 1917 35 32Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 23, 1944
brother
Private
younger brother
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 Anna R Lear - View this family
himself
Russell Wilbert Walls
Birth: November 5, 1909 27 25Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1998Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
wife
daughter
Geneva Mae “Jean” Walls
Birth: July 17, 1928 18 19Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 23, 1987Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
4 years
daughter
Nancy M Walls
Birth: October 1, 1932 22 23Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 1935Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
daughter
Annette M “Ann” Walls
Birth: February 24, 1936 26 26Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 12, 2011Morocco, Newton, Indiana, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private
daughter
Peggy M Walls
Birth: December 28, 1940 31 31Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 7, 2010Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States

Russell Wilbert Walls has 25 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Walls - Household

Bevier, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Walls, ClarenceheadMW25M6ILKYKYLaborerCoal Mine
Walls, Ada MwifeFW25M633KYKYKY
Walls, Hallie LdaughterFW5SILILKY
Walls, AlfredsonMW3SILILKY
Walls, RussellsonMW5mSILILKY