The Shemwell Family

Gladys Corinne DriskillAge: 98 years18981997

Name
Gladys Corinne Driskill
Given names
Gladys Corinne
Surname
Driskill
Married name
Gladys Corinne Locke
Birth December 3, 1898 37 30
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterCarrie Jane Driskill
April 1, 1901 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Marcus Mohon
November 7, 1901 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Lou Driskill
April 4, 1904 (Age 5 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
May 19, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
September 7, 1916 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 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 18 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 19 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 8, 1920 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Julian Leon Locke
March 1, 1923 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Joyce Deane Locke
June 10, 1925 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherIda May Mohon
January 14, 1929 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 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 15, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 daughterJoyce Deane Locke
December 3, 1948 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherArthur Davis Driskill
April 25, 1949 (Age 50 years)
Note: Death Certificate says mother was Miranda Bell Shemwell
Death of a brotherCecil Morton Driskill
June 6, 1949 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 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 sisterAnna Lou Driskill
April 10, 1965 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterMary Holland “Holly” Driskill
March 21, 1969 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterNell Rhea Driskill
June 1, 1970 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterClara Mae “Chessie” Driskill
January 18, 1972 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterLaura Belle Driskill
August 14, 1972 (Age 73 years)
Death of a husbandLuther Bryan Locke
November 10, 1974 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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 sonJulian Leon Locke
May 3, 1985 (Age 86 years)
Death of a sisterLesea Willard Driskill
June 1986 (Age 87 years)
Death of a sisterCarrie Jane Driskill
May 5, 1995 (Age 96 years)
Death August 4, 1997 (Age 98 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 24, 202013:18:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
15 months
elder sister
Eva L Driskill
Birth: September 7, 1895 34 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 6, 1898Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
Nell Rhea Driskill
Birth: July 1, 1896 35 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1970Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
2 years
herself
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 Luther Bryan Locke - View this family
husband
Luther Bryan Locke
Birth: September 29, 1897Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 10, 1974Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Gladys Corinne Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1898 37 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1997Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, United States
son
Julian Leon Locke
Birth: March 1, 1923 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1985Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
Joyce Deane Locke
Birth: June 10, 1925 27 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1948Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
son
Private

Gladys Corinne Driskill has 18 first cousins recorded

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

Court House Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
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

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
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 - Arthur Davis Driskill - Household

151 Chestnut Street Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Driskill, A DheadMW68MKYTNKYCoal Miner
Driskill, Ida MwifeFW51MKYTNVATelephone Operator
Driskill, NelldaughterFW23SKYKYKYTelephone Operator
Driskill, GladysdaughterFW21SKYKYKYTelephone Operator
Driskill, AnnadaughterFW15SKYKYKY