The Shemwell Family

Joe John BurnettAge: 40 years19101950

Name
Joe John Burnett
Given names
Joe John
Surname
Burnett
Birth February 23, 1910 24 25
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 51 days)
Birth of a sisterMabel G Burnett
August 3, 1911 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a brotherPvt. Douglas W Burnett
about 1914 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterMartha Rebecca “Mattie” Burnett
November 23, 1917 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 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 7 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 sisterHazel Alice Burnett
May 5, 1919 (Age 9 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Quincy Burnett
January 24, 1922 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterMarjorie Rose Burnett
March 22, 1923 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJoseph David Dorton
June 11, 1924 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherQuincy Thomas Burnett
November 8, 1927 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherHerbert Charles Burnett
April 3, 1929 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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 17, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherJames Douglas “Dug” Burnett
May 29, 1931 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Lewis Robert Burnett
November 23, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Death of a motherVersa Etna Dorton
April 24, 1936 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Wilma Jean Burnett
November 7, 1939 (Age 29 years)
Census May 2, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherQuincy Thomas Burnett
April 10, 1942 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherPvt. Douglas W Burnett
March 29, 1943 (Age 33 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Ellen “Mattie” Hamby
March 15, 1944 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 39 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 December 20, 1950 (Age 40 years)
Cause of death: Struck by Trailer truck
Burial
Cemetery: Haleys Grove Cemetery
Last change November 20, 201914:58:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1906
3 months
elder brother
James Martin Burnett
Birth: April 11, 1906 20 22Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 16, 1984Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States
17 months
elder sister
Ernestine Burnett
Birth: September 25, 1907 21 23Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 13, 1973Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States
2 years
himself
Joe John Burnett
Birth: February 23, 1910 24 25Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1950Crab Orchard, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
17 months
younger sister
Mabel G Burnett
Birth: August 3, 1911 25 27Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 22, 1978Brevard, Florida, United States
3 years
younger brother
Pvt. Douglas W Burnett
Birth: about 1914 27 29Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 29, 1943North Africa
4 years
younger sister
17 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
Quincy Thomas Burnett
Birth: November 8, 1927 41 43Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 10, 1942Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
17 months
younger brother
Herbert Charles Burnett
Birth: April 3, 1929 43 45Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 28, 2004Houston, Texas, United States
Family with Anna Baker - View this family
himself
Joe John Burnett
Birth: February 23, 1910 24 25Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1950Crab Orchard, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
wife
Anna Baker
Birth: December 3, 1914Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 19, 2003Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
son
Lewis Robert Burnett
Birth: November 23, 1933 23 18Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 24, 1989Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Wilma Jean Burnett
Birth: November 7, 1939 29 24Crab Orchard, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 18, 2016Madison, Tennessee, United States
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private

Joe John Burnett has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Douglas Burnett - Household

Pleasant Hill Road Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Burnett, James DheadMW24M4TNTNTNWood ChopperMaking Cross ties
Burnett, Versa EwifeFW26M433TNTNTN
Burnett, James MsonMW4STNTNTN
Burnett, ErnestinedaughterFW2STNTNTN
Burnett, John JsonMW0mSTNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Douglas Burnett - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Burnett, James DheadMW33MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Burnett, ElnawifeFW34MTNTNTN
Burnett, JamessonMW13STNTNTN
Burnett, ErnestinedaughterFW11STNTNTN
Burnett, JoesonMW9STNTNTN
Burnett, MabeldaughterFW7STNTNTN
Burnett, DouglassonMW6STNTNTN
Burnett, MattiedaughterFW2-2mSTNTNTN
Burnett, HazeldaughterFW7mSTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Douglas Burnett - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Burnett, J DouglasheadMW44M19TNTNTNFarmerFarm
Burnett, V EtnawifeFW46M21TNTNTN
Burnett, Joe JsonMW20STNTNTNLaborerFarm
Burnett, Mabel GdaughterFW18STNTNTN
Burnett, W DouglassonMW16STNTNTNLaborerFarm
Burnett, Rebecca MdaughterFW12STNTNTN
Burnett, Alice HdaughterFW10STNTNTN
Burnett, Marjorie RdaughterFW6STNTNTN
Burnett, QuincysonMW2-4mSTNTNTN
Burnett, HerbertsonMW11mSTNTNTN