The Shemwell Family

Norman Curtis CherryAge: 77 years19141991

Norman Curtis Cherry
Given names
Norman Curtis
Birth February 23, 1914 40 39
MarriageVelma View this family

Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Sikes
January 21, 1916 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 months)

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 2 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 3 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 April 5, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Randolph Cherry
September 3, 1932 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherJames Calvin Cherry
December 13, 1932 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Knox Bowman
January 1, 1933 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 35 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 motherMary E “Mollie” Bowman
September 3, 1956 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 wifeVelma
1982 (Age 67 years)

Death of a sisterAnnette Cherry
August 4, 1987 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterFlora Kathleen Cherry
May 24, 1991 (Age 77 years)
Death November 19, 1991 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Rhea Cemetery
Last change September 13, 202015:03:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
elder brother
William Bowman Cherry
Birth: January 30, 1912 38 37Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: September 16, 1999Tarrant, Texas, United States
2 years
Norman Curtis Cherry
Birth: February 23, 1914 40 39Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: November 19, 1991Dallas, Texas, United States
Family with Velma - View this family
Norman Curtis Cherry
Birth: February 23, 1914 40 39Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: November 19, 1991Dallas, Texas, United States

Norman Curtis 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

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