The Shemwell Family

Lesea Willard DriskillAge: 93 years18921986

Lesea Willard Driskill
Given names
Lesea Willard
Married name
Lesea Willard Hudson
Birth June 24, 1892 31 23
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Isabella Shemwell
August 21, 1893 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Holland “Holly” Driskill
May 29, 1894 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterEva L Driskill
September 7, 1895 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterNell Rhea Driskill
July 1, 1896 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterEva L Driskill
August 6, 1898 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 -
Birth of a sisterGladys Corinne Driskill
December 3, 1898 (Age 6 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterCarrie Jane Driskill
April 1, 1901 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Marcus Mohon
November 7, 1901 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Lou Driskill
April 4, 1904 (Age 11 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
May 19, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
September 7, 1916 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
MarriageHarry Harold HudsonView this family
calculated 1918 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Harold Forrest Hudson
January 6, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Virginia Mae Hudson
February 13, 1922 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Driskill Hudson
May 29, 1924 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Marilyn Jo Hudson
October 20, 1926 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherIda May Mohon
January 14, 1929 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Death of a husbandHarry Harold Hudson
January 5, 1935 (Age 42 years)
Census April 17, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 fatherArthur Davis Driskill
April 25, 1949 (Age 56 years)
Note: Death Certificate says mother was Miranda Bell Shemwell
Death of a brotherCecil Morton Driskill
June 6, 1949 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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 sisterAnna Lou Driskill
April 10, 1965 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterMary Holland “Holly” Driskill
March 21, 1969 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterNell Rhea Driskill
June 1, 1970 (Age 77 years)
Death of a sisterClara Mae “Chessie” Driskill
January 18, 1972 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sisterLaura Belle Driskill
August 14, 1972 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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 daughterMarilyn Jo Hudson
January 1983 (Age 90 years)
Death June 1986 (Age 93 years)
Last change May 17, 202010:48:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1886
13 months
elder sister
Laura Belle Driskill
Birth: February 12, 1887 25 18Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 14, 1972Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
22 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
7 months
23 months
younger sister
15 months
younger sister
Eva L Driskill
Birth: September 7, 1895 34 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 6, 1898Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
younger sister
Nell Rhea Driskill
Birth: July 1, 1896 35 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1970Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
2 years
younger sister
Gladys Corinne Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1898 37 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1997Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
Arthur Ray Driskill
Birth: May 19, 1910 49 41Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 7, 1916Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Harry Harold Hudson - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1918
2 years
Harold Forrest Hudson
Birth: January 6, 1920 28 27Windsor, Weld, Colorado, United States
Death: December 30, 2002Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
2 years
Virginia Mae Hudson
Birth: February 13, 1922 30 29Windsor, Weld, Colorado, United States
Death: May 17, 1994Marana, Pima, Arizona, United States
2 years
James Driskill Hudson
Birth: May 29, 1924 33 31Windsor, Weld, Colorado, United States
Death: September 13, 2002Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
2 years
Marilyn Jo Hudson
Birth: October 20, 1926 35 34Windsor, Weld, Colorado, United States
Death: January 1983Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

Lesea Willard Driskill has 18 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Arthur Davis Driskill - Household

Court House Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Driskill, ArthurheadWMAug185139M14KYTNKYFarm Laborer
Driskill, Ida MaywifeWFOct186831M1477KYTNVA
Driskill, LauradaughterWFFeb188713SKYKYKY
Driskill, Cecil MsonWMDec188811SKYKYKYFarmer
Driskill, ClaradaughterWFNov18909SKYKYKY
Driskill, Lesea WdaughterWFJun18927SKYKYKY
Driskill, Maria HdaughterWFMay18946SKYKYKY
Driskill, Nellie RdaughterWFJul18964SKYKYKY
Driskill, Gladys CdaughterWFDec18981SKYKYKY

Arthur birth date off? - did not count Ella in CHB -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Arthur Davis Driskill - Household

Court House Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Driskill, Arthur DheadMW48M24KYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Driskill, Ida MwifeFW41M24109KYTNKY
Driskill, ChessydaughterFW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Driskill, LeseadaughterFW17SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Driskill, MarydaughterFW15SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Driskill, NellydaughterFW13SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Driskill, GladysdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Driskill, CarydaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Driskill, AnnadaughterFW6SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Harry Harold Hudson - Household

Windsor, Weld, Colorado

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hudson, Harry HheadMW28MKYKYKYDrayman
Hudson, Lesea AwifeFW27MKYKYKY
Hudson, Harold FsonMW1mSCOKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Harry Harold Hudson - Household

Main Street Windsor, Weld, Colorado

Hudson, Harry HheadMW38M26TNTNTNTrucking & TransferGeneral Jobbing
Hudson, Lesea WwifeFW37M25KYKYKY
Hudson, Harold FsonMW10SCOTNKY
Hudson, Virginia MdaughterFW8SCOTNKY
Hudson, James DsonMW5SCOTNKY
Hudson, Marilyn JdaughterFW3-6mSCOTNKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lesea Willard Driskill - Household

18 W 6th Street Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona

Hudson, Lesea WXheadFW44WdKYRWeldCO
Hudson, Harold FsonMW20SCORWeldCO
Hudson, Virginia MdaughterFW18SCORWeldCO
Hudson, James DsonMW15SCORWeldCO
Hudson, Marilyn JdaughterFW13SCORWeldCO
Langley, LaurasisterFW53DKYRWeldCO