The Shemwell Family

John Calvin Shamel Jr

John Calvin Shamel Jr.Age: 70 years18541925

John Calvin Shamel Jr.
Given names
John Calvin
Name suffix
Birth August 25, 1854 32 30
Birth of a sisterNancy Verlinda Shamel
September 6, 1857 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 28, 1860 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Albert Shamel
November 13, 1860 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterIzora Vinena Shamel
February 27, 1863 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a sisterLillian Leona Shamel
August 26, 1865 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherRobert Lee Shamel
June 13, 1868 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Census June 27, 1870 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Religious marriageLena Leota SpillmanView this family
April 8, 1880 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Claude DeVault Shamel
October 7, 1880 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Corrinne B “Corra” Shamel
May 25, 1883 (Age 28 years)
Death of a half-sisterRebecca Elizabeth Shamel
after 1884 (Age 29 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherRebecca Ann Shamel
September 13, 1887 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Birth of a daughter
#3Anna M Shamel
November 25, 1887 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Calvin Shamel
April 13, 1888 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#4Owen Shamel
May 7, 1889 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sonOwen Shamel
1892 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a son
#5Ray Wallbridge Shamel
January 25, 1894 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#6Jennings Bryan Shamel
May 31, 1896 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 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 -
Birth of a son
#7John Wallace Shamel
March 24, 1899 (Age 44 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 45 years)
Death of a wifeLena Leota Spillman
September 23, 1901 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherVirlinda Nelson
October 22, 1906 (Age 52 years)

Marriage of a childRay Wallbridge ShamelLanetta Cecilia WalkerView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 23, 1913 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterIzora Vinena Shamel
March 19, 1914 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 61 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childCharles J SkellettCorrinne B “Corra” ShamelView this family
before 1918 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1John Wallace Shamel Jr
June 16, 1918 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 62 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 63 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 -
Marriage of a childJennings Bryan ShamelAnna M WallingView this family
before 1919 (Age 64 years)

Census January 8, 1920 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherThomas William Shamel
June 28, 1923 (Age 68 years)
Address: Near Competition
Death of a sisterAmelia Priscillia Shamel
January 9, 1924 (Age 69 years)
Police force
Police force

Death February 7, 1925 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change January 11, 202216:25:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 8, 1847Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
23 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Izora Vinena Shamel
Birth: February 27, 1863 40 39Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: March 19, 1914Franklin, Laclede, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Robert Lee Shamel
Birth: June 13, 1868 45 44Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 23, 1929Franklin, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Malinda - View this family
Marriage: between 1843 and 1844
2 years
23 months
Family with Lena Leota Spillman - View this family
Marriage: April 8, 1880Laclede, Missouri, United States
6 months
Claude DeVault Shamel
Birth: October 7, 1880 26 20Missouri, United States
Death: January 23, 1963San Luis Obispo, California, United States
3 years
Corrinne B “Corra” Shamel
Birth: May 25, 1883 28 22Missouri, United States
Death: January 15, 1963San Luis Obispo, California, United States
5 years
Anna M Shamel
Birth: November 25, 1887 33 27Missouri, United States
Death: March 1982California, United States
17 months
Owen Shamel
Birth: May 7, 1889 34 28Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: 1892
5 years
Ray Wallbridge Shamel
Birth: January 25, 1894 39 33Missouri, United States
Death: March 12, 1978San Luis Obispo, California, United States
2 years
Jennings Bryan Shamel
Birth: May 31, 1896 41 35Missouri, United States
Death: April 17, 1992San Marcos, San Diego, California, United States
3 years

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