The Shemwell Family

Flora Ethel O'NealAge: 95 years18871982

Name
Flora Ethel O'Neal
Given names
Flora Ethel
Surname
O'Neal
Married name
Flora Ethel Driskill
Birth June 7, 1887
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageCecil Morton DriskillView this family
calculated 1908 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a son
#1Curtis Aubrey Driskill
October 8, 1908 (Age 21 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Elizabeth May Driskill
January 23, 1916 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 29 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 30 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/
Birth of a son
#3Paul O'Neal Driskill
May 16, 1919 (Age 31 years)
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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 2, 1930 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childMelvin Earl LogsdonElizabeth May DriskillView this family
November 28, 1935 (Age 48 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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
Death of a husbandCecil Morton Driskill
June 6, 1949 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childAlvis SloanElizabeth May DriskillView this family
January 31, 1950 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Paula Dawn Driskill
November 21, 1950 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 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
Marriage of a childCurtis Aubrey DriskillMarjorie Lee WhitsonView this family
October 24, 1977 (Age 90 years)

Death October 11, 1982 (Age 95 years)
Last change May 14, 202011:51:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Cecil Morton Driskill - View this family
husband
herself
Flora Ethel O'Neal
Birth: June 7, 1887Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 11, 1982Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: calculated 1908
9 months
son
Curtis Aubrey Driskill
Birth: October 8, 1908 19 21Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 2006Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
7 years
daughter
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Paul O'Neal Driskill
Birth: May 16, 1919 30 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 1, 2010Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Morton Driskill - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Driskill, CecilheadMW21M12KYTNKYFarm LaborerWorking Out
Driskill, EthelwifeFW22M1211KYKYKY
Driskill, AubrysonMW1-6mSKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Morton Driskill - Household

Rosewood, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Driskill, Cecil MheadMW31MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Driskill, EthelwifeFW32MKYKYKY
Driskill, Curtis AsonMW11SKYKYKYLaborerHome Farm
Driskill, Elizabeth MdaughterFW3-11mSKYKYKY
Driskill, Paul OsonMW8mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Morton Driskill - Household

630 Monument Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Driskill, CecilheadMW41M19KYKYKYPuttierSoup Cans
Driskill, EthelwifeFW42M20KYKYKY
Driskill, AubreysonMW21SKYKYKYLaborerSugar Mill
Driskill, ElizabethdaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Driskill, PaulsonMW10SKYKYKY