The Shemwell Family

Alice BeesonAge: 92 years18971989

Name
Alice Beeson
Given names
Alice
Surname
Beeson
Married name
Alice Shemwell
Birth 1897 60 48
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a fatherClarkson Lewis Beeson
May 4, 1911 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 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 20 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
MarriageCharles L “Charlie” ShemwellView this family
estimated 1918 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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/
Birth of a son
#1Charles Delbert Shemwell
January 16, 1919 (Age 22 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Wayne Dale Shemwell
September 19, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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 22, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherMary Frances Warfield
January 4, 1943 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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
Birth of a grandson
#1James Craig Shemwell
June 1, 1946 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 grandsonJames Craig Shemwell
March 26, 1966 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 of a husbandCharles L “Charlie” Shemwell
May 1983 (Age 86 years)
Death January 7, 1989 (Age 92 years)
Burial
Address: Plot: Block 6
Cemetery: Colfax Cemetery
Last change December 13, 201814:53:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Clarkson Lewis Beeson
Birth: about 1837Wayne, Indiana, United States
Death: May 4, 1911Walla Walla, Washington, United States
mother
Mary Frances Warfield
Birth: about 1849Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States
Death: January 4, 1943Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage:
herself
Family with Charles L “Charlie” Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: estimated 1918
1 year
son
20 months
son

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles L “Charlie” Shemwell - Household

Blue Cteek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, CharlesheadMW24MWAKYKYFarmerFarming
Shemwell, AlicewifeFW22MWAINIL
Shemwell, DelbertsonMW12mSWAWAWA
Shemwell, HarrybrotherMW21SWAKYKYLaborerFarm Work

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles L “Charlie” Shemwell - Household

Onecho, Whitman, Washington

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Charles LheadMW34M22WAKYKYFarmerWheat Farm
Shemwell, AlicewifeFW32M20WAINIL
Shemwell, C DelbertsonMW11SWAWAWA
Shemwell, Wayne DsonMW9SWAWAWA
Beeson, Mary Fmother in lawFW81WdILKYOH
Procter, Herbert ClodgerMW24M23MOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles L “Charlie” Shemwell - Household

Onecho, Whitman, Washington

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, CharlesXheadMW45MWASame placeFarmerWheat Farming
Shemwell, AlicewifeFW43MWASame place
Shemwell, DelbertsonMW21SWASame placeCensus EnumeratorGov. Census
Shemwell, WaynesonMW20SWASame placeLaborerWheat Farm