The Shemwell Family

Joseph Newton Carneal1874

Joseph Newton Carneal
Given names
Joseph Newton
Birth 1874 25 27
Birth of a brotherEd L Carneal
March 1876 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterMattie Carneal
1880 (Age 6 years)
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Newton Carneal
October 28, 1881 (Age 7 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Stewart Carneal
July 11, 1883 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherLucinda Ashbourn Shemwell
after 1900 (Age 26 years)

Death of a motherNancy J Welborn
July 8, 1902 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 43 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a sisterElizabeth Beatrice Carneal
January 2, 1928 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherWalter Columbus “Lum” Carneal
October 21, 1939 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 76 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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. -

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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 27, 1870Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States
8 months
elder brother
17 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Beatrice Carneal
Birth: March 6, 1872 24 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1928Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister

Joseph Newton Carneal has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Robert N Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, R NWM31headMfarmerKYKYKY
Carneal, N JWF31wifeMkeeping houseKYKYKY
Carneal, W CWM8sonSKYKY
Carneal, L BWF7daughterSKYKY
Carneal, J NWM6sonSKYKY
Carneal, E LWM4sonSKYKY
Carneal, Mattie TWF0daughterSKYKY