The Shemwell Family

Cora Jane WhiteAge: 82 years18881971

Cora Jane White
Given names
Cora Jane
Married name
Cora Jane Shemwell
Birth March 5, 1888 40 39
Birth of a brotherWalter Jackson White
February 12, 1891 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherHark White
1895 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 1900 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth Johnson
April 20, 1902 (Age 14 years)
MarriageNoble John ShemwellView this family
November 1910 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Alpha Lee “Alfie” Shemwell
September 28, 1911 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Alma Marie Shemwell
July 6, 1913 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Thomas Thurman Shemwell
March 13, 1916 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 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 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Sarah Elizabeth Shemwell
January 6, 1919 (Age 30 years)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Death of a daughterAlma Marie Shemwell
November 11, 1923 (Age 35 years)
Burial of a daughterAlma Marie Shemwell
1923 (Age 34 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#5Violet M Shemwell
June 23, 1927 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Washington White
February 8, 1932 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Norris Gene Phillips
June 21, 1932 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Thurman ShemwellLeona V View this family
about 1939 (Age 50 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 -
Marriage of a childKermit Lasley BinkleyViolet M ShemwellView this family
February 14, 1948 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Janice M Greer
December 30, 1948 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 husbandNoble John Shemwell
January 19, 1965 (Age 76 years)
Burial of a husbandNoble John Shemwell
1965 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Marriage of a childThomas Thurman ShemwellPauline CloutierView this family
May 11, 1966 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 January 19, 1971 (Age 82 years)
Burial 1971 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change November 27, 201717:15:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: November 1910
11 months
21 months
Alma Marie Shemwell
Birth: July 6, 1913 23 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1923Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Thomas Thurman Shemwell
Birth: March 13, 1916 26 28Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 10, 1997Holly, Oakland, Michigan, United States
3 years
9 years
Violet M Shemwell
Birth: June 23, 1927 37 39Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 14, 2009Concord, Jackson, Michigan, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Noble John Shemwell - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, NobleheadMW30MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, CorawifeFW32MKYTNKY
Shemwell, AlfiedaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AlmadaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ThurmonsonMW3-9mSKYKYKY
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW11mSKYKYKY
White, Harkbrother in lawMW25SKYTNKYFarm laborWorking out

says Hark is son in law - not... -b

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Noble John Shemwell - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Shemwell, NobleheadMW40M21KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, CorawifeFW42M23KYKYKY
Shemwell, Alpha LdaughterFW18SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ThurmonsonMW14SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ElizabethdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Violet MdaughterFW3-11mSKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Noble John Shemwell - Household

Brownings Mill Road Logan, Kentucky

Shemwell, Noble JXheadMW50MKYSame HouseFarmerFarm
Shemwell, Cora JwifeFW51MKYSame House
Shemwell, VioletdaughterFW12SKYSame House
White, Rabiehired handMW47SKYSame HouseFarm laborerFarm

White, Rabie is probably Cora's family -b