The Shemwell Family

Louise Aletha “Larie” SimmonsAge: 55 years19021957

Louise Aletha “Larie” Simmons
Given names
Louise Aletha
Married name
Louise Aletha Shemwell
Birth 1902 28 26
Birth of a sisterBeatrice Simmons
calculated 1908 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterCapitola Simmons
calculated 1909 (Age 7 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 8 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 -
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-
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 -
MarriageCurtis Lee ShemwellView this family
estimated 1919 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a son
#1Charles Thomas Shemwell
March 19, 1919 (Age 17 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 28 years)
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 -
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 -
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. -
Death 1957 (Age 55 years)

Last change August 2, 201612:01:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
4 years
7 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Family with Curtis Lee Shemwell - View this family
Curtis Lee Shemwell
Birth: December 22, 1897 44 38Kentucky, United States
Death: April 12, 1979Wickliffe, Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: estimated 1919
3 months
Charles Thomas Shemwell
Birth: March 19, 1919 21 17Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 20, 2009Ballard, Kentucky, United States

Louise Aletha “Larie” Simmons has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Harold W Simmons - Household

Ballard, Kentucky

Harold W SimmonsheadMW36M16KYTNTNFarmerHome farm
Kattie C SimmonswifeFW34M1686KYKYKY
Aubrey J SimmonssonMW15SKYKYKY
Andrew L SimmonssonMW13SKYKYKY
Herbert SimmonssonMW11SKYKYKY
Larie A SimmonsdaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Beatrice SimmonsdaughterFW2SKYKYKY
Capitola SimmonsdaughterFW1SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Curtis Lee Shemwell - Household

Hinkleville, Ballard, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Curtis L ShemwellheadMW22MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Larie A SimmonswifeFW18MKYKYKY
Charles T ShemwellsonMW9moSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Curtis Lee Shemwell - Household

Cairo Alexander Ill

C Lee ShemwellheadMW31M19KYKYKYMotor finisherAuto T Shop
Aletha ShemwellwifeFW27M18
Charles T ShemwellsonMW11SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Curtis Lee Shemwell - Household

Ballard, Kentucky

Curtis ShemwellheadMW42MKYFarmerFarm
Larie ShemwellwifeFW38MKY
Charles ShemwellsonMW21MKYFarmerFarm
Emily Shemwelldaughter-in-lawFW21M