The Shemwell Family

Charles Edgar “Charlie” LockeAge: 70 years18861957

Name
Charles Edgar “Charlie” Locke
Given names
Charles Edgar
Surname
Locke
Nickname
Charlie
Birth November 12, 1886 36 32
Birth of a brotherShellie Locke
November 12, 1888 (Age 2 years)
Death of a motherMartha Ellen “Mattie” Driskill
November 4, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentRichard Alexander LockeJulia Ann RobertsonView this family
March 9, 1898 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Thomas Locke
December 1898 (Age 12 years)
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn B Locke
about 1901 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-brotherSam J Locke
about 1904 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary A Locke
about 1906 (Age 19 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Note: Boarder - 23 - S - Coal Miner in Stokes Household
MarriageGrace Jane HancockView this family
estimated 1911 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#1Charles Buell Locke
February 22, 1912 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherRichard Alexander Locke
August 31, 1917 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 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 31 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 6, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lucile Locke
March 6, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Associate: Louise Locke
Birth of a daughter
#3Louise Locke
March 6, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Associate: Lucile Locke
Death of a daughterLucile Locke
March 11, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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 23, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Larry Thomas Uzzle
January 20, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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
Death of a brotherRichard Seymour Locke
March 28, 1951 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 brotherFrank Coleman Locke
March 17, 1957 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 April 8, 1957 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change December 13, 201911:08:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 31, 1882Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
1 year
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
5 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
Shellie Locke
Birth: November 12, 1888 38 34Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 29, 1959Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Julia Ann Robertson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 9, 1898Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
Family with Grace Jane Hancock - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: estimated 1911
14 months
son
Charles Buell Locke
Birth: February 22, 1912 25 22Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 7, 2001San Leandro, Alameda, California, United States
8 years
daughter
Lucile Locke
Birth: March 6, 1920 33 30Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 1920Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Louise Locke
Birth: March 6, 1920 33 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 5, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Charles Edgar “Charlie” Locke has 11 first cousins recorded

MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Richard Alexander Locke - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Locke, Richard AheadWMJun185049M2TNTNTNFarmer
Locke, Julia AwifeWFNov186237M222KYKYKY
Locke, CharleysonWMNov188712SKYTNTNFarmer
Locke, ShelliesonWMNov188810SKYTNTNFarmer
Locke, William TsonWMDec18981SKYKYKY

Census
Boarder - 23 - S - Coal Miner in Stokes Household
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Edgar “Charlie” Locke - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Locke, Charley EheadMW33MKYTNKYMinerLoader
Locke, GracewifeFW30MKYKYKY
Locke, Charles BsonMW7SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Edgar “Charley” Locke - Household

Graham, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Locke, CharlieheadMW43M24KYTNKYMinerCoal Mine
Locke, GracewifeFW40M21KYKYKY
Locke, Charles BsonMW18SKYKYKY
Locke, LouisedaughterFW10SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles Edgar “Charlie” Locke - Household

Highway 62 Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Locke, Charles EheadMW53MKYSame HouseConcrete FinisherRoad Construction
Locke, GraceXwifeFW50MKYSame House
Uzzle, Unionson in lawMW23MKYSame HouseSulpher PickerCoal Mine
Uzzle, LouisedaughterFW20MKYSame House
Uzzle, Larry Tgrand sonFW2mSKY