The Shemwell Family

Celie BlakeAge: 84 years18761960

Celie Blake
Given names
Married name
Celie Carneal
Birth March 31, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 -
MarriageWalter Columbus “Lum” CarnealView this family
estimated 1901 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#1Harold Walter Carneal
May 6, 1908 (Age 32 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Olgie Jane “Janie” Carneal
July 17, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#3Orby Ellis “Ted” Carneal
January 16, 1914 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 -
Census March 5, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childArnold David SlaughterOlgie Jane “Janie” CarnealView this family
1927 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Arvel Milton Carneal
May 15, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dorothy Ellen Slaughter
November 28, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Bonnie Jean Carneal
May 14, 1934 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sonHarold Walter Carneal
August 25, 1934 (Age 58 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Birth of a grandson
#4Darrel Lee Slaughter
November 25, 1938 (Age 62 years)
Death of a grandsonDarrel Lee Slaughter
March 10, 1939 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandWalter Columbus “Lum” Carneal
October 21, 1939 (Age 63 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#5Tommy Ellis Carneal
March 11, 1946 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 73 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 69 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. -
Death May 31, 1960 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: McElwain Cemetery
Last change October 13, 201913:58:00

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Walter Columbus “Lum” Carneal - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1901
7 years
2 years
4 years
Orby Ellis “Ted” Carneal
Birth: January 16, 1914 43 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 20, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
Walter Columbus “Lum” Carneal + Mary Johnson - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: estimated 1893
17 months
20 months
20 months
Emmet L Carneal
Birth: November 1, 1897 27 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 27, 1898Todd, Kentucky, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Walter Columbus Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, Walter CheadMW39M29KYKYKYfarmer
Carneal, CeliawifeFW29M911KYKYKY
Carneal, Pearlie MdaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Carneal, Truly VdaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Carneal, Walter HsonMW1SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Walter Columbus “Lum” Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Carneal, LumheadMW49MKYKYKYfarmer
Carneal, CeliawifeFW42MKYKYKY
Carneal, Walter HsonMW11SKYKYKY
Carneal, Olgie JdaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Carneal, Orby CsonMW6SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Walter Columbus “Lum” Carneal - Household

Sharon and Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, Walter CheadMW59MKYKYKYmerchantgeneral store
Carneal, Celie CwifeFW48MKYKYKY
Carneal, Walter HsonMW20MKYKYKYlaborer
Carneal, Susiedaughter in lawFW18MKYKYKY
Carneal, OrbysonMW16SKYKYKYlaborer

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Celia Blake - Household

Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, CelieXheadFW64WdKYSame place
Carneal, OrbyheadFW26MKYSame placeFarmer laborerFarm
Carneal, MablewifeFW26MKYSame place