The Shemwell Family

Lola V “Lady V” WassellAge: 86 years18821968

Lola V “Lady V” Wassell
Given names
Lola V
Married name
Lola V Crockett
Lady V
Birth February 16, 1882 30 27
Marriage of a parentAlexander Taylor ShemwellMelvina Pamelia ThompsonView this family
October 1889 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGertrude Shemwell
September 23, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAlta M Shemwell
August 1892 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Alexander Shemwell
January 3, 1894 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRuth Shemwell
July 16, 1896 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRobert Levi Shemwell
February 8, 1898 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 18 years)
Death of a half-brotherRobert Levi Shemwell
August 1, 1901 (Age 19 years)

Cause: Dysentery
News item June 12, 1903 (Age 21 years)

Note: Visiting mother from her Chester, Illinois home
Religious marriageRobert Milton CrockettView this family
June 16, 1903 (Age 21 years)
Address: City Hotel, Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Living 1905 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Col. John Wassell Crockett
June 5, 1907 (Age 25 years)
Death of a half-sisterGertrude Shemwell
November 22, 1908 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Pneumonia - Typhoid Fever
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sadie Melvina Crockett
December 12, 1910 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles VanBuren Crockett
December 13, 1913 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 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 34 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 35 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 January 15, 1920 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherWarren Thompson Wassell
January 1, 1923 (Age 40 years)
Death of a husbandRobert Milton Crockett
July 25, 1925 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childCol. John Wassell CrockettElizabeth WhiteView this family
August 15, 1930 (Age 48 years)

Death of a motherMelvina Pamelia Thompson
May 18, 1935 (Age 53 years)
Cause: Cardiac Arrhythmia
Living 1937 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childCharles VanBuren CrockettMarjorie PotterView this family
December 30, 1939 (Age 57 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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 67 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 -
Death of a sisterEmily “Emma” Wassell
June 25, 1956 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a sisterEmily “Emma” Wassell
June 28, 1956 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery, Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death of a half-brotherGeorge Alexander Shemwell
February 6, 1960 (Age 77 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Burial of a half-brotherGeorge Alexander Shemwell
February 8, 1960 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Death of a sisterNancy Lee “Nannie” Wassell
March 27, 1964 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 14, 1968 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Last change February 17, 201900:06:30

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 8, 1876Randolph, Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
Nancy Lee “Nannie” Wassell
Birth: December 23, 1878 26 24Illinois, United States
Death: March 27, 1964Cooper, Missouri, United States
19 months
elder brother
19 months
-5 years
elder sister
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 Robert Milton Crockett - View this family
Marriage: June 16, 1903Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
7 years
Charles VanBuren Crockett
Birth: December 13, 1913 38 31California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States
Death: September 29, 1976Denver, Colorado, United States
-3 years
Sadie Melvina Crockett
Birth: December 12, 1910 35 28Missouri, United States
Death: May 30, 2003California, United States

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LivingCity Directory
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Alexander Taylor Shemwell - Household

Lamine Township, Lamine Village, Cooper, MO.

Taylor ShemwellheadWMMar184951M10KYKYKYFarmer
Armelia M ShemwellwifeWFMay185446M10109KYKYKY
Gertrude ShemwelldaughterWFSep18909SMOKYKY
Alta M ShemwelldaughterWFAug18927SMOKYKY
George A ShemwellsonWMJan18946SMOKYKY
Ruth ShemwelldaughterWFJul18963SMOKYKY
Levi R ShemwellsonWMFeb18982SMOKYKY
Nancy L Vassellstep daughterWFDec187821SILILIL
Warren T Vassellstep sonWMJul188019SILILILFarm Laborer
Lola V Vassellstep daughterWFFeb188218SILILIL

News item
Visiting mother from her Chester, Illinois home
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Robert Milton Crockett - Household

California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States

Crockett, Robert MheadMW34M6MOMOMOticket agentdepot
Crockett, Lola VwifeFW28M611MOILIL
Crockett, John WsonMW1SMOMOIL

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Robert Milton Crockett - Household

California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Crockett, Robert MheadMW44MMOMOMOagentsteam engine
Crockett, Lady VwifeFW37MILILIL
Crockett, John WsonMW12SMOMOIL
Crockett, Charles VsonMW6MMOMOIL
Crockett, Sadie MdaughterFW8SMOMOIL

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Lola V “Lady V” Wassell - Household

Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States

Crockett, Lola VheadFW48Wd21MOILIL
Crockett, CharlessonMW16SMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lola V Wassel - Household

1241 Monaeo Denver Colorado

Crockett, Lola VheadFW58WMOSame Place
Pillsbury, Altahalf-sisterFW48MMOSame PlaceSalesladyDepartment Store
Pillsbury, Williambrother in lawMW48MCOSame PlaceFood & doughnutRet. food