The Shemwell Family

John Lloyd ShemwellAge: 79 years18941973

John Lloyd Shemwell
Given names
John Lloyd
Birth September 13, 1894 37 24
Military service
Sfc U.S. Army

Death of a sisterOla Mable Shemwell
December 10, 1895 (Age 14 months)
Birth of a brotherForest Shemwell
February 28, 1896 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterFlorence Nightingale Shemwell
August 16, 1897 (Age 2 years)
Death of a brotherForest Shemwell
April 15, 1898 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJefferson Davis Shemwell
August 16, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam W Bell
January 21, 1903 (Age 8 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Alexander Shemwell
May 24, 1904 (Age 9 years)
Cause: Heart Trouble
Birth of a sisterHelen Shemwell
December 26, 1905 (Age 11 years)
Death of a fatherDr. James Buchanan Shemwell
October 23, 1906 (Age 12 years)
Address: Pitman's Ferry
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Luanza Campbell
November 1, 1908 (Age 14 years)

Census April 27, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterHelen Shemwell
June 28, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 -
Census January 24, 1920 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a parentAdolph RahmLuella BellView this family
March 4, 1921 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 45 years)
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 -
Death of a motherLuella Bell
October 23, 1947 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 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 -
Death of a sisterFlorence Nightingale Shemwell
June 17, 1966 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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. -
Death September 22, 1973 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Masonic Cemetery
Last change November 30, 202113:32:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 1, 1890Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
20 months
elder brother
13 months
elder sister
Ola Mable Shemwell
Birth: October 17, 1892 36 22Arkansas, United States
Death: December 10, 1895Arkansas, United States
23 months
John Lloyd Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1894 37 24Pitman, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 22, 1973Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
younger brother
Forest Shemwell
Birth: February 28, 1896 39 25Arkansas, United States
Death: April 15, 1898Arkansas, United States
18 months
younger sister
Florence Nightingale Shemwell
Birth: August 16, 1897 40 27Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 17, 1966Randolph, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Jefferson Davis Shemwell ObituaryJefferson Davis Shemwell
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 30Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 7, 1984Arkansas, United States
5 years
younger sister
Helen Shemwell
Birth: December 26, 1905 49 35Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 28, 1917Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Mother’s family with Adolph Rahm - View this family
Marriage: March 4, 1921
Family with Hattie A Jackson - View this family
John Lloyd Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1894 37 24Pitman, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 22, 1973Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Earle Spence + Hattie A Jackson - View this family
wife’s husband
Helen Earline Spence
Birth: October 9, 1920 21Middlebrook, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 16, 2010Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

John Lloyd Shemwell has 26 first cousins recorded