The Shemwell Family

Emily “Emma” WassellAge: 79 years18771956

Emily “Emma” Wassell
Given names
Married name
Emily Kueckelhan
Birth April 4, 1877 25 22
Birth of a sisterNancy Lee “Nannie” Wassell
December 23, 1878 (Age 20 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a brotherWarren Thompson Wassell
July 26, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterLola V “Lady V” Wassell
February 16, 1882 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentAlexander Taylor ShemwellMelvina Pamelia ThompsonView this family
October 1889 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGertrude Shemwell
September 23, 1890 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAlta M Shemwell
August 1892 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Alexander Shemwell
January 3, 1894 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRuth Shemwell
July 16, 1896 (Age 19 years)
Civil marriageAshley Oberon KueckelhanView this family
April 7, 1897 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRobert Levi Shemwell
February 8, 1898 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 half-brotherRobert Levi Shemwell
August 1, 1901 (Age 24 years)

Cause: Dysentery
Death of a half-sisterGertrude Shemwell
November 22, 1908 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Pneumonia - Typhoid Fever
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 brotherWarren Thompson Wassell
January 1, 1923 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMelvina Pamelia Thompson
May 18, 1935 (Age 58 years)
Cause: Cardiac Arrhythmia
Death of a husbandAshley Oberon Kueckelhan
November 9, 1935 (Age 58 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Burial of a husbandAshley Oberon Kueckelhan
November 10, 1935 (Age 58 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 72 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 68 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 June 25, 1956 (Age 79 years)
Burial June 28, 1956 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery, Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Last change February 28, 201916:26:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 8, 1876Randolph, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger sister
Nancy Lee “Nannie” Wassell
Birth: December 23, 1878 26 24Illinois, United States
Death: March 27, 1964Cooper, Missouri, United States
19 months
younger brother
19 months
younger sister
-5 years
Emily “Emma” Wassell
Birth: April 4, 1877 25 22Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States
Death: June 25, 1956Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Alexander Taylor Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: October 1889Missouri, United States
1 year
Gertrude Shemwell
Birth: September 23, 1890 41 36Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 22, 1908Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
23 months
17 months
George Alexander Shemwell
Birth: January 3, 1894 44 39Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: February 6, 1960Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
3 years
19 months
Family with Ashley Oberon Kueckelhan - View this family
Ashley Oberon Kueckelhan
Birth: June 22, 1870Missouri, United States
Death: November 9, 1935Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Emily “Emma” Wassell
Birth: April 4, 1877 25 22Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States
Death: June 25, 1956Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Marriage: April 7, 1897Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States

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DeathMissouri, Death Records, 1850-1932