The Shemwell Family

Newton Lamar AtkinAge: 71 years19021973

Name
Newton Lamar Atkin
Given names
Newton Lamar
Surname
Atkin
Birth July 10, 1902 31 22
Birth of a brotherRobert Allen “R A” Atkin
June 25, 1904 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherClinton Vernon Atkin
February 27, 1906 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Emaline Shemwell
January 31, 1908 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherMall Anders Atkin
February 20, 1908 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterZelia Lillian Atkin
October 9, 1909 (Age 7 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherBenal Allen Atkin
May 10, 1911 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterVenie Lou Atkin
May 10, 1911 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterZelia Lillian Atkin
November 11, 1912 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJollie Dan “J D” Atkin
August 29, 1914 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 14 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 15 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterVerena Ann Atkin
February 26, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Death of a motherIda Verena Poore
March 4, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHoyal Albert Atkins
May 26, 1925 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a half-brotherClaude William Atkins
October 1, 1928 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCalvin Milford Atkins
June 9, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDewey Leroy Atkins
January 3, 1932 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherAlbert Allen Atkin
June 18, 1933 (Age 30 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Carolyn Elizabeth Atkin
February 7, 1942 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 47 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterBessie Dee Atkins
August 27, 1955 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherMall Anders Atkin
December 22, 1968 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death July 18, 1973 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Last change October 15, 202016:08:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1896
13 months
elder sister
Clara Lee Atkins
Birth: January 17, 1897 25 16Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1998Greenville, South Carolina, United States
22 months
elder sister
Bessie Dee Atkins
Birth: November 20, 1898 27 18Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1955Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
21 months
elder sister
22 months
himself
Newton Lamar Atkin
Birth: July 10, 1902 31 22Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1973Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
20 months
younger brother
Clinton Vernon Atkin
Birth: February 27, 1906 34 25Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: November 22, 1986Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Mall Anders Atkin
Birth: February 20, 1908 36 27Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1968Valley Head, DeKalb, Alabama, United States
20 months
younger sister
Zelia Lillian Atkin
Birth: October 9, 1909 38 29South Carolina, United States
Death: November 11, 1912South Carolina, United States
19 months
younger brother
Benal Allen Atkin
Birth: May 10, 1911 39 31Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: February 4, 1989South Carolina, United States
younger sister
Venie Lou Atkin
Birth: May 10, 1911 39 31South Carolina, United States
Death: April 9, 1994Greenville, South Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Jollie Dan “J D” Atkin
Birth: August 29, 1914 43 34Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: May 24, 1984Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
6 years
younger sister
Verena Ann Atkin
Birth: February 26, 1920 48 39Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: October 13, 1996Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Nettie Janie McCoy - View this family
father
step-mother
half-brother
Hoyal Albert Atkins
Birth: May 26, 1925 53 23Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 2, 2004Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States
3 years
half-brother
Claude William Atkins
Birth: October 1, 1928 57 26Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 27, 2007Greenville, South Carolina, United States
20 months
half-brother
Calvin Milford Atkins
Birth: June 9, 1930 58 28Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1995Martin, Stephens, Georgia, United States
19 months
half-brother
Dewey Leroy Atkins
Birth: January 3, 1932 60 30Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 5, 2019York, South Carolina, United States
half-brother
Private
Family with Julia Lee Wallace - View this family
himself
Newton Lamar Atkin
Birth: July 10, 1902 31 22Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1973Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
wife
Julia Lee Wallace
Birth: March 22, 1911Georgia, United States
Death: September 2, 2007Greenville, South Carolina, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Carolyn Elizabeth Atkin
Birth: February 7, 1942 39 30Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: June 8, 2017Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Newton Lamar Atkin has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Albert Allen Atkin - Household

Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Atkin, Albert AheadMW38M114NCSCNCFarmerFarming
Atkin, Ida VwifeFW30M11488SCSCSC
Atkins, ClaradaughterFW13SSCNCSC
Atkins, BessiedaughterFW11SSCNCSC
Atkins, ZoradaughterFW9SSCNCSC
Atkin, NewtonsonMW7SSCNCSC
Atkin, R AsonMW5SSCNCSC
Atkin, ClintsonMW4SSCNCSC
Atkin, MallsonMW2SSCNCSC
Atkin, LilliandaughterFW6mSSCNCSC

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Albert Allen Atkin - Household

Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Atkin, A EheadMW48MNCNCNCFarmerFarm
Atkin, IdawifeFW39MSCSCSC
Atkins, ClaradaughterFW22SSCNCSC
Atkins, BessiedaughterFW21SSCNCSC
Atkins, ZoradaughterFW19SSCNCSC
Atkin, NewtsonMW17SSCNCSC
Atkin, R AsonMW15SSCNCSC
Atkin, ClintsonMW12SSCNCSC
Atkin, MallsonMW11SSCNCSC
Atkin, Ben AllensonMW8SSCNCSC
Atkin, VeniedaughterFW7SSCNCSC
Atkin, J DsonMW5SSCNCSC

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Robert Allen “R A” Atkin - Household

Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Atkin, R AheadMW26M18SCSCSCWeaverCotton Mill
Atkin, CarriewifeFW22M16SCSCSC
Atkin, AllensonMW6SSCSCSC
Atkin, WaltersonMW3SSCSCSC
Atkin, RobertsonMW2SSCSCSC
Atkin, Newtelder brotherMW28M27SCSCSCSpinnerCotton Mill
Atkin, Julia Lsister in lawFW19M19SCSCSCDofferCotton Mill