The Shemwell Family

Shemwell1889

Name
Shemwell
Surname
Shemwell
Birth April 1889 33 29

Birth of a sisterSue Belle Shemwell
August 1890 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell
August 25, 1894 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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
Death of a fatherMarquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell
May 20, 1905 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Henry HallSarah Frances “Ma Sissie” ScottView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 17, 1906 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 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 27 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 28 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 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
Death of a motherSarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
May 17, 1941 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge William Shemwell
April 4, 1943 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 60 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 sisterMary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell
January 14, 1966 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherCharles Henry “Charlie” Shemwell
July 3, 1969 (Age 80 years)
Death of a brotherSylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
December 12, 1971 (Age 82 years)
Address: Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, USA
Burial of a brotherSylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
after December 12, 1971 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 sisterSue Belle Shemwell
November 13, 1978 (Age 89 years)
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 9, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
James Hardy Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1885 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 15, 1885Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Sylvester "Cye" Shemwell and wife EmmaSylvester Lewis “Cy” Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1888 32 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1971Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
himself
17 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with John Henry Hall - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: October 17, 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States

Shemwell has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977

Mother's family (0)