The Shemwell Family

Edith Blanche MartinAge: 30 years18741905

Edith Blanche Martin
Given names
Edith Blanche
Married name
Edith Blanche Shemwell
Married name
Edith Blanche Young
Birth April 25, 1874 22 19
Birth of a brotherHarry Garrett Martin
November 18, 1876 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Residence 1880 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterErma Ida Martin
December 8, 1888 (Age 14 years)
MarriageJames Harvey ShemwellView this family
June 19, 1894 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Genevieve Shemwell
May 6, 1896 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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 -
DivorceJames Harvey ShemwellView this family
October 11, 1898 (Age 24 years)
Note: Mentioned in newspaper when she tried to get her daughter.
Divorce October 14, 1898 (Age 24 years)
Note: Blanche wants case reopened
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Residence 1900 (Age 25 years)
MarriageJohn Franklin YoungView this family
March 1902 (Age 27 years)
Death April 13, 1905 (Age 30 years)
Cause of death: Uterine Hemmorage
Cemetery: Stockton Rural Cemetery
Last change July 28, 201912:40:34

by: Barry Shemwell
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3 years
younger brother
Harry Garrett Martin
Birth: November 18, 1876 25 21Virginia City, Storey, Nevada, United States
Death: June 20, 1948Los Angeles, California, United States
12 years
younger sister
Erma Ida Martin
Birth: December 8, 1888 37 33Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, United States
Death: September 13, 1978Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States
Family with James Harvey Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: June 19, 1894San Joaquin, Fresno, California, United States
Divorce: October 11, 1898Colorado, United States
23 months
Genevieve Shemwell
Birth: May 6, 1896 31 22Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Death: January 20, 1947Lassen, California, United States
Family with John Franklin Young - View this family
Marriage: March 1902San Joaquin, California, United States
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husband’s wife
Marriage: March 15, 1900Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
10 months
16 months
Velvalee Virginia Shemwell
Birth: May 16, 1902 37 25Falcon, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Death: March 23, 1977Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
3 years
Frances Cassman Shemwell
Birth: February 14, 1905 39 27Colorado, United States
Death: April 18, 1982Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
4 years
Helen Alice Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1909 44 32La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States
Death: September 21, 1968Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
10 months
Bessie Bell Shemwell
Birth: February 17, 1910 44 32La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States
Death: September 18, 1951Yolo, California, United States

Edith Blanche Martin has 0 first cousins recorded

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Mentioned in newspaper when she tried to get her daughter.
Blanche wants case reopened
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Leonard Martin - Household

Glendale, Los Angeles, California

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