The Shemwell Family

Verena Ann AtkinAge: 76 years19201996

Name
Verena Ann Atkin
Given names
Verena Ann
Surname
Atkin
Married name
Verena Ann Few
Birth February 26, 1920 48 39
Death of a motherIda Verena Poore
March 4, 1920 (Age 7 days)
Birth of a half-brotherHoyal Albert Atkins
May 26, 1925 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-brotherClaude William Atkins
October 1, 1928 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 5, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCalvin Milford Atkins
June 9, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDewey Leroy Atkins
January 3, 1932 (Age 11 years)
Death of a fatherAlbert Allen Atkin
June 18, 1933 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Douglas “Johnny” Few
January 31, 1940 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 sisterBessie Dee Atkins
August 27, 1955 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Arthur Few
April 27, 1968 (Age 48 years)

Death of a sonJohn Arthur Few
April 28, 1968 (Age 48 years)

Death of a brotherMall Anders Atkin
December 22, 1968 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherNewton Lamar Atkin
July 18, 1973 (Age 53 years)
Death of a husbandJames Arthur Few
December 13, 1975 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 sisterZora Bell Atkins
March 10, 1978 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherJollie Dan “J D” Atkin
May 24, 1984 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherClinton Vernon Atkin
November 22, 1986 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherBenal Allen Atkin
February 4, 1989 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterVenie Lou Atkin
April 9, 1994 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Allen “R A” Atkin
February 12, 1995 (Age 74 years)
Death of a half-brotherCalvin Milford Atkins
April 7, 1995 (Age 75 years)
Death October 13, 1996 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Last change October 16, 202015:51:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1896
13 months
elder sister
Clara Lee Atkins
Birth: January 17, 1897 25 16Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1998Greenville, South Carolina, United States
22 months
elder sister
Bessie Dee Atkins
Birth: November 20, 1898 27 18Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1955Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
21 months
elder sister
22 months
elder brother
Newton Lamar Atkin
Birth: July 10, 1902 31 22Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1973Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
20 months
elder brother
Clinton Vernon Atkin
Birth: February 27, 1906 34 25Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: November 22, 1986Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
Mall Anders Atkin
Birth: February 20, 1908 36 27Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1968Valley Head, DeKalb, Alabama, United States
20 months
elder sister
Zelia Lillian Atkin
Birth: October 9, 1909 38 29South Carolina, United States
Death: November 11, 1912South Carolina, United States
19 months
elder brother
Benal Allen Atkin
Birth: May 10, 1911 39 31Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: February 4, 1989South Carolina, United States
elder sister
Venie Lou Atkin
Birth: May 10, 1911 39 31South Carolina, United States
Death: April 9, 1994Greenville, South Carolina, United States
3 years
elder brother
Jollie Dan “J D” Atkin
Birth: August 29, 1914 43 34Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: May 24, 1984Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
6 years
herself
Verena Ann Atkin
Birth: February 26, 1920 48 39Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: October 13, 1996Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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father
step-mother
half-brother
Hoyal Albert Atkins
Birth: May 26, 1925 53 23Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 2, 2004Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States
3 years
half-brother
Claude William Atkins
Birth: October 1, 1928 57 26Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 27, 2007Greenville, South Carolina, United States
20 months
half-brother
Calvin Milford Atkins
Birth: June 9, 1930 58 28Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1995Martin, Stephens, Georgia, United States
19 months
half-brother
Dewey Leroy Atkins
Birth: January 3, 1932 60 30Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 5, 2019York, South Carolina, United States
half-brother
Private
Family with James Arthur Few - View this family
husband
James Arthur Few
Birth: February 19, 1916Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 13, 1975Greenville, South Carolina, United States
herself
Verena Ann Atkin
Birth: February 26, 1920 48 39Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: October 13, 1996Greenville, South Carolina, United States
son
John Douglas “Johnny” Few
Birth: January 31, 1940 23 19Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 24, 2016Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
son

Verena Ann Atkin has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Albert Allen Atkin - Household

Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Atkin, A AheadMW59M25SCSCSCFarmerGeneral Farm
Atkin, JaniewifeFW29M23SCSCSC
Atkin, ClintonsonMW24SSCSCSCLaborerFilling Station
Atkin, VeniedaughterFW19SSCSCSC
Atkin, BenalsonMW18SSCSCSCLaborerFilling Station
Atkin, J DsonMW15MSCSCSCFarmerGeneral Farm
Atkin, VerenadaughterFW10MSCSCSC
Atkin, HoyalsonMW4-10mSSCSCSC
Atkins, ClaudesonMW1-6mSSCSCSC