The Shemwell Family

George William ShemwellAge: 85 years19322017

Name
George William Shemwell
Given names
George William
Surname
Shemwell
Birth January 23, 1932 24 20
Birth of a brotherThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
December 18, 1933 (Age 22 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJudith “Jude” McMillan
December 20, 1936 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterFrancis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
December 4, 1939 (Age 7 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 8 years)
Address: 2602 Autumn
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 9 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
Birth of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 15 years)
Death of a half-brotherRonald Wynn Shemwell
July 10, 1947 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
September 24, 1953 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 17 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Teresa Anne “Terrie” Shemwell
January 24, 1956 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2George William “Billy” Shemwell Jr.
January 11, 1964 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 13 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Willam Michael “Bud” Shemwell Jr.
July 22, 1981 (Age 49 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherClara Virginia “Daisy” Lockridge
April 22, 1982 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherElsie Mae Williams
September 5, 1990 (Age 58 years)
Death of a fatherLeonard Homer Shemwell Sr.
November 29, 1993 (Age 61 years)
Death of a daughterTeresa Anne “Terrie” Shemwell
November 4, 1997 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sonGeorge William “Billy” Shemwell Jr.
July 18, 2008 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherLeonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
March 23, 2009 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
August 5, 2009 (Age 77 years)
Death of a wifeJean Ellen Gillespie
January 9, 2012 (Age 79 years)
Burial of a wifeJean Ellen Gillespie
January 12, 2012 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Forest Hill East Cemetery
Death of a sisterFrancis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
October 1, 2016 (Age 84 years)
Death of a grandsonWillam Michael “Bud” Shemwell Jr.
April 8, 2017 (on the date of death)
Death April 8, 2017 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Hill East Cemetery
Last change April 27, 201716:43:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 21, 1929Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder brother
Leonard Homer Shemwell Jr.
Birth: September 15, 1930 23 19Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 23, 2009Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States
16 months
himself
23 months
younger brother
Thomas Gilbert “Tommy” Shemwell
Birth: December 18, 1933 26 22Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 2009Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger sister
Francis Virginia “Ginger” Shemwell
Birth: December 4, 1939 32 28Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1, 2016Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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father
step-mother
Hazel E Godwin
Birth: April 5, 1921Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
Death: September 2, 2007Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
half-brother
Ronald Wynn Shemwell
Birth: July 10, 1947 40 26Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 1947Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
half-brother
Private
half-sister
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Family with Jean Ellen Gillespie - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Teresa Anne “Terrie” Shemwell
Birth: January 24, 1956 24 23Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 4, 1997Southaven, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
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daughter
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son
Private
son
George William “Billy” Shemwell Jr.
Birth: January 11, 1964 31 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 18, 2008Drummonds, Tipton, Tennessee, United States

George William Shemwell has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Elsie Mae Williams - Household

Civil Dist. 2, Block 12, Ward 33 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Shemwell Elsie MHeadFW28TN
Shemwell Leonard HsonMW9TN
Shemwell George WsonMW8TN
Shemwell Thomas GsonMW6TN
Shemwell Francis VdaughterFW3mTN