The Shemwell Family

Viola Bell WhiteAge: 83 years18991982

Viola Bell White
Given names
Viola Bell
Married name
Viola Bell Shemwell
Married name
Viola Bell Willhite
Birth October 30, 1899
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageJames William ShemwellView this family
October 28, 1917 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 husbandJames William Shemwell
February 19, 1919 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Note: With father-in law
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 50 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 46 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 December 30, 1982 (Age 83 years)
Cemetery: Elk Lick Cemetery
Last change February 12, 201809:17:22

by: Barry Shemwell
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James William Shemwell
Birth: March 28, 1897 23 20Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 19, 1919Camp Taylor, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 28, 1917Logan, Kentucky, United States
Family with James William Willhite - View this family
James William Willhite
Birth: April 20, 1901Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 9, 1987Logan, Kentucky, United States

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With father-in law
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Anderson Shemwell - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentuckywell

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, S AheadMW46MKYKYKYFarrmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, Lillie EwifeFW43MKYKYKY
Shemwell, BrucesonMW18SKYKYKY
Shemwell, FanniedaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Carol AsonMW4-8mSKYKYKY
Shemwell, Viola Wdaughter in lawFW20WdKYKYKY

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