The Shemwell Family

Eugene Edgbert “Gene” TateAge: 83 years19101993

Eugene Edgbert “Gene” Tate
Given names
Eugene Edgbert
Birth January 13, 1910 32 30
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 3 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a brotherDenzil Benjamin Tate
October 20, 1918 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Influenza
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherIsadora Sarver
February 7, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Adeline “Molly” Driskill
February 12, 1934 (Age 24 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elisabeth Jean “Betty Jean” Tate
March 19, 1942 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#2Kenneth Herbert Tate
August 25, 1943 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherHerbert Lorraine Tate
August 14, 1945 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 39 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 sonKenneth Herbert Tate
May 12, 1963 (Age 53 years)
Death of a motherMinnie Belle Goodrum
July 14, 1964 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 sisterJenera Cotaire Tate
October 21, 1985 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherOllie Fredrick Tate
May 3, 1988 (Age 78 years)
Death of a wifeClara Elisabeth “Betty” Jones
July 18, 1992 (Age 82 years)
Death May 10, 1993 (Age 83 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 19, 202016:53:13

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 29, 1897Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
Jenera Cotaire Tate
Birth: November 11, 1898 21 19Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 21, 1985Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder brother
Denzil Benjamin Tate
Birth: July 20, 1902 24 22White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 20, 1918White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Ollie Fredrick Tate
Birth: October 9, 1905 28 25White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1988Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Family with Clara Elisabeth “Betty” Jones - View this family
Elisabeth Jean “Betty Jean” Tate
Birth: March 19, 1942 32 20Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 22, 2005Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
17 months
Kenneth Herbert Tate
Birth: August 25, 1943 33 21Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 12, 1963Greensburg, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

Eugene Edgbert “Gene” Tate has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Lorraine Tate - Household

South Main Street Curtail, Hopkins, Kentucky

Tate, H LheadMW32M112KYKYKYMillerFlour Mill
Tate, Minnie BwifeFW30M11244KYKYKY
Tate, Jenera CdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Tate, Denzil BsonMW7SKYKYKY
Tate, Ollie FsonMW4SKYKYKY
Tate, Eugene EsonMW2mSKYKYKY
Goodrum, Isamother in lawFW50M175KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Lorraine Tate - Household

Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Tate, HerbertheadMW42MKYKYKYMiller
Tate, MinniewifeFW40MKYKYKY
Tate, JeneradaughterFW21SKYKYKYSchool Teacher
Tate, OlliesonMW14SKYKYKY
Tate, EugenesonMW10SKYKYKY
Goodrum, Isamother in lawFW60WdKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Lorraine Tate - Household

Church Street White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky

Tate, Herbert LheadMW52M20KYKYKYMillerFlouring Mill
Tate, Minnie BwifeFW50M18KYKYKY
Tate, Eugene EsonMW20SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Eugene Edgbert “Gene” Tate - Household

Highway 41 Hopkins, Kentucky

Tate, Eugene EXheadMW30MKYRLoganKYMath TeacherCo. High School
Tate, Betty CwifeFW18MPARLoganKY