The Shemwell Family

Gayle Raymond CarverAge: 93 years19132006

Gayle Raymond Carver
Given names
Gayle Raymond
Birth November 6, 1913 33 31
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherLester Glenn Carver
October 19, 1917 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 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 16, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMiranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 31, 1924 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarion Washington Carver
April 13, 1937 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 motherAmmie Browning Lyon
December 31, 1946 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 fatherClaude Lester Carver
August 10, 1965 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherLester Glenn Carver
June 3, 1975 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 of a sisterMary Louise Carver
April 3, 1992 (Age 78 years)
Death December 30, 2006 (Age 93 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202016:44:42

by: Barry Shemwell
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Claude Lester Carver
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 10, 1965Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1903Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
16 months
elder sister
Mary Louise Carver
Birth: May 7, 1905 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 3, 1992Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 years
Gayle Raymond Carver
Birth: November 6, 1913 33 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 30, 2006Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Lester Glenn Carver
Birth: October 19, 1917 37 35Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 3, 1975Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Gayle Raymond Carver has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Claude Lester Carver - Household

Cherry St. Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Carver, C LheadMW38MKYKYKYCarpenter
Carver, AmmiewifeFW38MKYKYKY
Carver, LouisedaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Carver, GaylesonMW6SKYKYKY
Carver, LestersonMW2-7mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Claude Lester Carver - Household

Campbell Street Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Carver, ClaudeheadMW50M24KYKYKYCarpenterGeneral Work
Carver, AmywifeFW48M22KYKYKY
Carver, LouisedaughterFW24SKYKYKYSalesmanGeneral Merchandise
Carver, Gayle RsonMW16SKYKYKY
Carver, LestersonMW12SKYKYKY
Carver, MarionfatherMW74Wd20KYKYKY