The Shemwell Family

Juanita “Nita” WellsAge: 78 years19242003

Juanita “Nita” Wells
Given names
Birth November 27, 1924 26 23
Birth of a sisterMary Lee Wells
June 3, 1926 (Age 18 months)
Birth of a brotherLemual Davis “L D” Wells
September 30, 1927 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherIda May Mohon
January 14, 1929 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 maternal grandfatherArthur Davis Driskill
April 25, 1949 (Age 24 years)
Note: Death Certificate says mother was Miranda Bell Shemwell
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 fatherJoseph Alfred Wells
February 19, 1966 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 motherCarrie Jane Driskill
May 5, 1995 (Age 70 years)
Death May 29, 2003 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202016:45:09

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: calculated 1919
17 months
elder brother
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
elder sister
Margaret Jewel Wells
Birth: September 5, 1922 24 21Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 23, 2003Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
2 years
Juanita “Nita” Wells
Birth: November 27, 1924 26 23Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 2003Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
18 months
younger sister
Mary Lee Wells
Birth: June 3, 1926 27 25Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 23, 2004Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
16 months
younger brother
Lemual Davis “L D” Wells
Birth: September 30, 1927 29 26Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 2017Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Juanita “Nita” Wells has 24 first cousins recorded

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

Island Locounto Cahoun Road Island, McLean, Kentucky

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

Wells, AlfredXheadMW42MKYRMcLeanKYWeldingCoal Mine
Wells, CarriewifeFW39MKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, MargaretdaughterFW17MKYRMcLeanKYHouse keepingPrivate Home
Wells, JuanitadaughterFW15SKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, Mary LeedaughterFW13MKYRMcLeanKY
Wells, L DsonMW12MKYRMcLeanKY