The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth May DriskillAge: 87 years19162003

Name
Elizabeth May Driskill
Given names
Elizabeth May
Surname
Driskill
Married name
Elizabeth May Sloan
Married name
Elizabeth May Logsdon
Birth January 23, 1916 27 28
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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 11 months)

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 23 months)

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 brotherPaul O'Neal Driskill
May 16, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherIda May Mohon
January 14, 1929 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 14 years)
MarriageMelvin Earl LogsdonView this family
November 28, 1935 (Age 19 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a husbandMelvin Earl Logsdon
June 24, 1945 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 paternal grandfatherArthur Davis Driskill
April 25, 1949 (Age 33 years)
Note: Death Certificate says mother was Miranda Bell Shemwell
Death of a fatherCecil Morton Driskill
June 6, 1949 (Age 33 years)
MarriageAlvis SloanView this family
January 31, 1950 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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 29 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 motherFlora Ethel O'Neal
October 11, 1982 (Age 66 years)
Death of a husbandAlvis Sloan
January 16, 1999 (Age 82 years)
Death December 18, 2003 (Age 87 years)
Last change September 27, 202016:44:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
elder brother
Curtis Aubrey Driskill
Birth: October 8, 1908 19 21Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 16, 2006Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
7 years
herself
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Paul O'Neal Driskill
Birth: May 16, 1919 30 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 1, 2010Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Family with Melvin Earl Logsdon - View this family
husband
Melvin Earl Logsdon
Birth: March 6, 1910Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1945Oakland, Michigan, United States
herself
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 28, 1935Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States
Family with Alvis Sloan - View this family
husband
Alvis Sloan
Birth: July 20, 1927Pike, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 16, 1999Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
herself
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: January 31, 1950Montgomery, Ohio, United States

Elizabeth May Driskill has 26 first cousins recorded

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

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Melvin Earl Logsdon - Household

12 Park Place Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Logsdon, MelvinheadMW30MKYDaytonOHAssemblerAutomobile Factory
Logsdon, ElizabethXwifeFW24MKYDaytonOH