The Shemwell Family

William Bowman CherryAge: 87 years19121999

Name
William Bowman Cherry
Given names
William Bowman
Surname
Cherry
Birth January 30, 1912 38 37
Birth of a brotherNorman Curtis Cherry
February 23, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Sikes
January 21, 1916 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

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 4 years)

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 5 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/
Census April 5, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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 12, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Randolph Cherry
September 3, 1932 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherJames Calvin Cherry
December 13, 1932 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Knox Bowman
January 1, 1933 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Norman G Cherry
July 6, 1939 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha A Cherry
June 15, 1950 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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
Death of a motherMary E “Mollie” Bowman
September 3, 1956 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Judy Lynn McIlroy
March 4, 1971 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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
Marriage of a childCharles Earl “Chuck” SteinbargerMartha A CherryView this family
August 4, 1978 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterAnnette Cherry
August 4, 1987 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterFlora Kathleen Cherry
May 24, 1991 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherNorman Curtis Cherry
November 19, 1991 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sisterMary Lometa Cherry
April 15, 1992 (Age 80 years)
Death of a sisterJeanette Claud Cherry
April 7, 1996 (Age 84 years)
Death of a daughterMartha A Cherry
October 12, 1996 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterJewel Fannie Cherry
April 20, 1997 (Age 85 years)
Death September 16, 1999 (Age 87 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Asbury Cemetery
Last change September 13, 202015:03:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 17, 1899Johnson, Texas, United States
19 months
elder sister
Jewel Fannie Cherry
Birth: July 27, 1901 28 27Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: April 20, 1997Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States
2 years
elder sister
Estell Carter Cherry
Birth: December 13, 1903 30 29Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: February 3, 2004Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States
20 months
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
William Bowman Cherry
Birth: January 30, 1912 38 37Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: September 16, 1999Tarrant, Texas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Norman Curtis Cherry
Birth: February 23, 1914 40 39Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: November 19, 1991Dallas, Texas, United States
Family with Julia Adline Chapman - View this family
himself
William Bowman Cherry
Birth: January 30, 1912 38 37Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: September 16, 1999Tarrant, Texas, United States
wife
Julia Adline Chapman
Birth: January 5, 1921Brushy, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: August 21, 2016Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States
son
Norman G Cherry
Birth: July 6, 1939 27 18Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: September 28, 2011Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
11 years
daughter
Martha A Cherry
Birth: June 15, 1950 38 29Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States
Death: October 12, 1996Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

William Bowman Cherry has 29 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Calvin Cherry - Household

Granbury Road Tolar, Hood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Cherry, James CheadMW46MTNTNTNFarmerHome Farm
Cherry, MolliewifeFW46MKYKYKY
Cherry, JeweldaughterFW18STXTNKY
Cherry, EstelldaughterFW16STXTNKY
Cherry, FloradaughterFW14STXTNKY
Cherry, AnnettedaughterFW12STXTNKY
Cherry, JeanettedaughterFW12STXTNKY
Cherry, Mary LdaughterFW10STXTNKY
Cherry, William BsonMW8STXTNKY
Cherry, Norman CsonMW6STXTNKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Calvin Cherry - Household

Hood, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Cherry, Jim CheadMW57M27TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Cherry, Mollie BwifeFW55M25KYVAKY
Cherry, Jewel FdaughterFW28STXTNKYTeacherRural School
Cherry, Estell CdaughterFW25STXTNKYTeacherRural School
Cherry, William BsonMW18STXTNKY
Cherry, Norman CsonMW16STXTNKY
Bowman, John Kfather in lawMW82WVAVAVA