The Shemwell Family

Elgan Larue DriskillAge: 32 years18951928

Name
Elgan Larue Driskill
Given names
Elgan Larue
Surname
Driskill
Birth November 8, 1895 29 20
MarriageMilnor Jo SimonView this family
unknown

Marriage of parentsSylvester Merryman DriskillAnna Belle “Annie” MohonView this family
about 1895
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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
Birth of a sisterMildred Floel Driskill
December 3, 1899 (Age 4 years)
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Marcus Mohon
November 7, 1901 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Franklin Driskill
April 18, 1902 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherDudley Bennett Driskill
August 28, 1902 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Genevieve Driskill
July 4, 1906 (Age 10 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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 daughter
#1Paula Sue Driskill
September 10, 1920 (Age 24 years)
Death July 13, 1928 (Age 32 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 15, 202017:20:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1895Kentucky, United States
10 months
himself
Elgan Larue Driskill
Birth: November 8, 1895 29 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 13, 1928Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mildred Floel Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1899 33 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 1977Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Dudley Bennett Driskill
Birth: August 28, 1902 35 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1989Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mary Genevieve Driskill
Birth: July 4, 1906 39 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 19, 1987Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Milnor Jo Simon - View this family
himself
Elgan Larue Driskill
Birth: November 8, 1895 29 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 13, 1928Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Milnor Jo Simon
Birth: October 5, 1899Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 12, 1994Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
daughter
Paula Sue Driskill
Birth: September 10, 1920 24 20Boaz, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 17, 1939Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States

Elgan Larue Driskill has 32 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Merryman Driskill - Household

Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Driskill, Sylvester MheadWMSep186634M5KYKYKYTeamster
Driskill, Anna BwifeWFApr187525M522KYKYKY
Driskill, ElgansonWMNov18954SKYKYKY
Driskill, FlorelldaughterWFDec18997mSKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Merryman Driskill - Household

Court House Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Driskill, Sylvester MheadMW43M15KYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Driskill, Annie BwifeFW35M1554KYKYKY
Driskill, Elgan LsonMW14SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Driskill, Mildred FdaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Driskill, Dudley BsonMW7SKYKYKY
Driskill, Mary GdaughterFW3SKYKYKY