The Shemwell Family

Evelyn Louise AcuffAge: 93 years19152009

Name
Evelyn Louise Acuff
Given names
Evelyn Louise
Surname
Acuff
Married name
Evelyn Louise Weinberg
Married name
Evelyn Louise Hearn
Birth October 22, 1915 26 19
MarriageJoseph Orville HearnView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 months)

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 14 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 2 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/
Marriage of a parentWilliam Ernest “Bill” StackhouseEvelena “Lena” WilliamsView this family
October 5, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAdmiral Dewey Acuff
May 25, 1921 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Bruce AcuffBeulah HootenView this family
August 28, 1924 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Adlay “Nan” Adkins
1925 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam E “Billy” Stackhouse
May 22, 1926 (Age 10 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMillard Filmore Acuff
August 24, 1932 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Sandra Lou Weinberg
April 1, 1936 (Age 20 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Bruce AcuffLouise BuckleyView this family
August 17, 1939 (Age 23 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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
Census 1945 (Age 29 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Bruce AcuffLouise BuckleyView this family
August 2, 1946 (Age 30 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Garry Lee Shemwell
January 18, 1957 (Age 41 years)
Death of a grandsonGarry Lee Shemwell
January 23, 1957 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Bruce Acuff
1957 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Robert Russell Shemwell
December 30, 1960 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherEvelena “Lena” Williams
April 17, 1967 (Age 51 years)
Death of a husbandRobert “Bob” Weinberg
September 29, 1974 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 husbandJoseph Orville Hearn
September 11, 1993 (Age 77 years)
Death of a grandsonRobert Russell Shemwell
August 19, 1997 (Age 81 years)
Cremation of a grandsonRobert Russell Shemwell
after August 20, 1997 (Age 81 years)
Death of a half-brotherAdmiral Dewey Acuff
April 18, 2004 (Age 88 years)
Death March 18, 2009 (Age 93 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 27, 1910Clark, Arkansas, United States
Divorce: before 1920
5 years
herself
Evelyn Louise Acuff
Birth: October 22, 1915 26 19Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 18, 2009Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Father’s family with Beulah Hooten - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: August 28, 1924Miller, Arkansas, United States
Divorce: May 4, 1939Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
-3 years
half-brother
Admiral Dewey Acuff
Birth: May 25, 1921 31 21Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 18, 2004Pembroke Pines, Broward, Florida, United States
Father’s family with Louise Buckley - View this family
father
step-mother
Louise Buckley
Birth: 1896Grenada, Grenada, Mississippi, United States
Death: December 11, 1984North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: August 17, 1939Saline, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: August 2, 1946Saline, Arkansas, United States
Mother’s family with William Ernest “Bill” Stackhouse - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: October 5, 1920Faulkner, Arkansas, United States
6 years
half-brother
William E “Billy” Stackhouse
Birth: May 22, 1926 29 30Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 28, 2009Maumelle, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Family with Robert “Bob” Weinberg - View this family
husband
herself
Evelyn Louise Acuff
Birth: October 22, 1915 26 19Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 18, 2009Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
daughter
Sandra Lou Weinberg
Birth: April 1, 1936 30 20Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 12, 2015Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Private
Family with Joseph Orville Hearn - View this family
husband
herself
Evelyn Louise Acuff
Birth: October 22, 1915 26 19Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 18, 2009Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Marriage:
Robert “Bob” Weinberg + Grace O'hara - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Grace O'hara
Birth: September 20, 1918McAlpin, Suwannee, Florida, United States
Death: March 19, 2017Hawthorne, Alachua, Florida, United States
Marriage: after 1946

Evelyn Louise Acuff has 35 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Robert Weinberg - Household

Ward 17-5, Block #s 19-20 Memphis Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Robert WeinbergHeadMW34MSFloor SalesmanMens Clothing
Evelyn Louise AcuffwifeFW24AK
Sandra Lou WeinbergdaughterFW4TN
Katherine WeinbergsisterFW43ILSales ladyLadies Ready To Wear
Hannah WeinbergsisterFW29MSSales ladyLadies Ready To Wear

Notes: Boarding House in Memphis