The Shemwell Family

Carrie Jane DriskillAge: 94 years19011995

Name
Carrie Jane Driskill
Given names
Carrie Jane
Surname
Driskill
Married name
Carrie Jane Wells
Birth April 1, 1901 39 32
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Marcus Mohon
November 7, 1901 (Age 7 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterAnna Lou Driskill
April 4, 1904 (Age 3 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
May 19, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Ray Driskill
September 7, 1916 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 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 16 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/
MarriageJoseph Alfred WellsView this family
calculated 1919 (Age 17 years)

Census February 2, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Alfred Wells Jr.
May 27, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Margaret Jewel Wells
September 5, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Juanita “Nita” Wells
November 27, 1924 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Lee Wells
June 3, 1926 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5Lemual Davis “L D” Wells
September 30, 1927 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherIda May Mohon
January 14, 1929 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 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 10, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 fatherArthur Davis Driskill
April 25, 1949 (Age 48 years)
Note: Death Certificate says mother was Miranda Bell Shemwell
Death of a brotherCecil Morton Driskill
June 6, 1949 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 64 years)
Death of a husbandJoseph Alfred Wells
February 19, 1966 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterMary Holland “Holly” Driskill
March 21, 1969 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sisterNell Rhea Driskill
June 1, 1970 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterClara Mae “Chessie” Driskill
January 18, 1972 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterLaura Belle Driskill
August 14, 1972 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 sisterLesea Willard Driskill
June 1986 (Age 85 years)
Death May 5, 1995 (Age 94 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change May 18, 202011:24:50

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
elder sister
Gladys Corinne Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1898 37 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1997Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, United States
2 years
herself
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 Joseph Alfred Wells - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: calculated 1919
17 months
son
Joseph Alfred Wells Jr.
Birth: May 27, 1920 21 19Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 8, 2005Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, United States
2 years
daughter
Margaret Jewel Wells
Birth: September 5, 1922 24 21Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 23, 2003Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
2 years
daughter
Juanita “Nita” Wells
Birth: November 27, 1924 26 23Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 2003Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
18 months
daughter
Mary Lee Wells
Birth: June 3, 1926 27 25Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 23, 2004Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
16 months
son
Lemual Davis “L D” Wells
Birth: September 30, 1927 29 26Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 2017Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Carrie Jane Driskill has 18 first cousins recorded

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 - Louis Wells - Household

359 Fourth Street Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Wells, AlfredheadMW21MKYKYKYLaborerCoal Mine
Wells, CarriewifeFW18MKYKYKY

Louis Wells Household

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Alfred Wells - Household

Island Locounto Cahoun Road Island, McLean, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Wells, Joseph AheadMW32M21KYKYKYLaborerCoal Mine
Wells, Carrie JwifeFW29M18KYKYKY
Wells, J A Jr.sonMW9SKYKYKY
Wells, Margaret JdaughterFW7SKYKYKY
Wells, JuanitadaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Wells, Mary LdaughterFW3-11mSKYKYKY
Wells, L DsonMW2-6mSKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Alfred Wells - Household

Lambtown Part of Bevier ?? Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Wells, AlfredXheadMW42MKYRMcLeanKYWeldingCoal Mine
Wells, CarriewifeFW39MKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, MargaretdaughterFW17MKYRMcLeanKYHouse keepingPrivate Home
Wells, JuanitadaughterFW15SKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, Mary LeedaughterFW13MKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, L DsonMW12MKYRMcLeanKY