The Shemwell Family

Herbert Alexander ShemwellAge: 93 years19021995

Name
Herbert Alexander Shemwell
Given names
Herbert Alexander
Surname
Shemwell
Birth May 27, 1902 33 33
Death of a maternal grandfatherCapt. George Bingham
September 1, 1904 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterRachel Kibler Shemwell
August 29, 1906 (Age 4 years)
Visiting relatives in Blackwater 1909 (Age 6 years)
Census May 4, 1910 (Age 7 years)
Death of a brotherRalph Bingham Shemwell
February 4, 1913 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam David Shemwell
August 26, 1913 (Age 11 years)
Address: Confederate Home
Cause: Cancer of the Liver
Burial of a brotherRalph Bingham Shemwell
1913 (Age 10 years)
Cemetery: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandmotherMinerva Valdenar
June 13, 1916 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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 1, 1920 (Age 17 years)
MarriageRoxie Lee “Bobbie” TurleyView this family
July 12, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Address: Bingham Home
Birth of a son
#1Herbert Turley Shemwell
April 12, 1921 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sonHerbert Turley Shemwell
April 12, 1921 (Age 18 years)
Migrated to California August 9, 1921 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Theodocia Lee Shemwell
February 27, 1922 (Age 19 years)
Occupation
Carpenter
1922 (Age 19 years)
Employer: Movie Studio building movie sets
Injured in fall between April 1922 and September 1922 (Age 19 years)
Note: Working as extra in silent film "Under Two Flags"
Birth of a son
#3Donald Turley Shemwell
November 21, 1924 (Age 22 years)
Residence 1924 (Age 21 years)
Migrated To California(2nd time) September 1925 (Age 23 years)

Death of a motherPenelope Thompson “Nellie” Bingham
November 3, 1925 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Standard ShemwellLulu Olivia BlackView this family
after 1925 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4Ruth Adele Shemwell
September 13, 1926 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLucy Elizabeth Platte
March 11, 1929 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 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 13, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Phyllis Ann Shemwell
January 31, 1935 (Age 32 years)
Census May 16, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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
Marriage of a childJames Ritchey NewmanRuth Adele ShemwellView this family
Type: Civil marriage
September 4, 1946 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Frederick “Jimmy” Newman
October 24, 1947 (Age 45 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Standard Shemwell
March 29, 1953 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 47 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 daughterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 26, 1961 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Acute Uremia
Burial of a daughterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 27, 1961 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Death of a grandsonJames Frederick “Jimmy” Newman
March 26, 1962 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Phillip Stone
April 1964 (Age 61 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Ray Shemwell
March 26, 1967 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a brotherWilliam Ray Shemwell
1967 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 brotherCharles McClellan “Charlie” Shemwell
February 3, 1976 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterRuth Valdenar Shemwell
December 13, 1976 (Age 74 years)
Death of a wifeRoxie Lee “Bobbie” Turley
August 16, 1988 (Age 86 years)
Death September 14, 1995 (Age 93 years)
Cause of death: Died of smoke inilation House fire
Burial September 17, 1995 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Last change March 10, 202115:49:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 5, 1890Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
1 year
elder brother
Ralph Bingham Shemwell
Birth: October 22, 1891 23 23Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1913Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
William Ray Shemwell
Birth: December 2, 1897 29 29Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: March 26, 1967Saline, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
Charles McClellan “Charlie” Shemwell
Birth: February 22, 1900 31 31Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: February 3, 1976Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States
2 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
Rachel Kibler Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1906 37 38Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: May 21, 1997Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Lulu Olivia Black - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: after 1925
Family with Roxie Lee “Bobbie” Turley - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 12, 1920Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
9 months
son
Herbert Turley Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1921 18 20Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: April 12, 1921Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
11 months
daughter
Theodocia Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1922 19 21South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 26, 1961St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
son
Donald Turley Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1924 22 24Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 2012Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
22 months
daughter
Ruth Adele Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1926 24 25Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 1, 2017Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
8 years
daughter
Phyllis Ann Shemwell
Birth: January 31, 1935 32 34Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: July 20, 2000Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States

Herbert Alexander Shemwell has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Standard Shemwell - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
William S ShemwellheadMW41M19--MOKYMOCarpenterHouse Builder
Nellie T ShemwellwifeFW41M1966MOVAMD
Ralph B ShemwellsonMW18S---MOMOMO
Ruth V ShemwelldaughterFW15S---MOMOMO
William Ray ShemwellsonMW12S---MOMOMO
Charles M ShemwellsonMW10S---MOMOMO
Herbert A ShemwellsonMW7S---MOMOMO
Rachel K ShemwelldaughterFW3S---MOMOMO

Notes: Arrow Rock & Nelson

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Standard Shemwell - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Will S ShemwellheadMW51MMOKYMOCarpenter
Nillie ShemwellwifeFW51MMOVAMD
Will R ShemwellsonMW22SMOMOMOHouse painter
Herbert A ShemwellsonMW17SMOMOMOFarm hand
Rachel K ShemwelldaughterFW13SMOMOMO

Notes: Van Buren St.

Injured in fall
Working as extra in silent film "Under Two Flags"
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Alexander Shemwell - Household

Cooney Street Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Herbert AheadMW27M18MOMOMOCarpenterHouse
Shemwell, Roxie LwifeFW29M19MOMOMO
Shemwell, Theodocia LdaughterFW8SCAMOMO
Shemwell, Donald TsonMW5SMOMOMO
Shemwell, Ruth AdaughterFW3-7mSMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Alexander Shemwell - Household

Trigg Ave Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, Herbert AheadMW37MMORCooperMOCarpenterHouse Construction
Shemwell, Roxie LwifeFW39MMORCooperMO
Shemwell, Theodocia LdaughterFW18SCARCooperMO
Shemwell, Donald TsonMW15SMORCooperMO
Shemwell, Ruth AdaughterFW13SMORCooperMO
Shemwell, PhyllisdaughterFW5SMORCooperMO