The Shemwell Family

Jessie Wilton ShemwellAge: 40 years19091949

Name
Jessie Wilton Shemwell
Given names
Jessie Wilton
Surname
Shemwell
Birth March 8, 1909 24 19
Birth of a sisterBessie Ruth Shemwell
March 8, 1909
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a brotherJames Elam “Troy” Shemwell
March 31, 1912 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterFlorence Elizabeth Shemwell
February 20, 1914 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandmotherZerutus Doretta Morris
June 13, 1917 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherBishop Brandon Shemwell
December 21, 1917 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 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 8 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 January 1, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherClarence Martin Shemwell
May 3, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherDuncan Eve “Dunk” Shemwell
January 31, 1922 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherSidney Neal Shemwell
April 12, 1924 (Age 15 years)
Death of a motherGracy Pearl Stagner
September 2, 1926 (Age 17 years)
Cause: Burst Appendix
Death of a paternal grandmotherMarinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
January 16, 1928 (Age 18 years)
Address: Bumpus Mills, Civil District 4, Stewart County, Tennessee
Cause: Senial Decay due to Influenza
Marriage of a parentJohn Douglas “Johnnie” ShemwellEllen Elizabeth BryantView this family
Type: Civil marriage
August 10, 1928 (Age 19 years)
MarriageIda Florence FrithView this family
August 13, 1928 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a half-brotherThomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell
June 11, 1929 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ida Nell Shemwell
June 15, 1929 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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 2, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Betty Jean Shemwell
November 11, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDorris Earl Shemwell
January 22, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Robert Leon “Bobby” Shemwell
October 1, 1933 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Knox Polk Stagner
July 7, 1935 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJoyce Dale Shemwell
September 15, 1937 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Edward Shemwell
November 16, 1938 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHarvey Bertum Shemwell Sr.
November 16, 1938 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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
Burial of a brotherJames Elam “Troy” Shemwell
1949 (Age 39 years)
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 April 8, 1949 (Age 40 years)
Cause of death: Operation - Ulcerated Stomach
Burial after April 8, 1949
Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Last change January 18, 201709:17:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 12, 1904Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
twin sister
Bessie Ruth Shemwell
Birth: March 8, 1909 24 19Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 3, 1986Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
James Elam “Troy” Shemwell
Birth: March 31, 1912 27 22Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 29, 1949Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
23 months
younger sister
Florence Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: February 20, 1914 29 24Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 31, 1990Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Clarence Martin Shemwell
Birth: May 3, 1920 35 30Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 2, 1987Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Ellen Elizabeth Bryant - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: August 10, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
half-brother
Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell
Birth: June 11, 1929 45 28Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 4, 2000Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
4 years
half-brother
Dorris Earl Shemwell
Birth: January 22, 1933 48 32Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 4, 2009Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
5 years
half-sister
Joyce Dale Shemwell
Birth: September 15, 1937 53 37Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 21, 2012Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
14 months
half-brother
James Edward Shemwell
Birth: November 16, 1938 54 38Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1993Christian, Kentucky, United States
half-brother
Harvey Bertum Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 16, 1938 54 38Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 16, 2019Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Ida Florence Frith - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 13, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
daughter
Ida Nell Shemwell
Birth: June 15, 1929 20 19Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 27, 2008Wayne, Michigan, United States
17 months
daughter
Betty Jean Shemwell
Birth: November 11, 1930 21 20Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 25, 2015Wayne, Michigan, United States
3 years
son
Robert Leon “Bobby” Shemwell
Birth: October 1, 1933 24 23Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 2, 2016Carleton, Monroe, Michigan, United States
Florian John Cesarz + Ida Florence Frith - View this family
wife’s husband
Florian John Cesarz
Birth: January 15, 1916Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: May 31, 1991Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
wife
Marriage: before 1977

Jessie Wilton Shemwell has 53 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Douglas Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustryEmployEmNWksUEduHomeVetInfirm
John Douglas ShemwellHeadMW25M5--TNTNTNFarmer
Gracy P. ShemwellwifeFW20M5--TNKYKY
Earline Louisa ShemwelldaughterFW3S---TNTNTN
Jessie Wilton ShemwellsonMW1S---TNTNTN
Bessie Ruth ShemwelldaughterFW1S---TNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Douglas Shemwell - Household

Civil District 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
John D. ShemwellheadMW34MTNTNTNFarmerOwn Farm
Gracy P. ShemwellwifeFW30MTNKYTN
Louisa E. ShemwelldaughterFW12STNTNTN
Bessie R. ShemwelldaughterFW10STNTNTN
Jessie W. ShemwellsonMW10STNTNTN
Troy E. ShemwellsonMW7STNTNTN
Florence E. ShemwelldaughterFW5STNTNTN
Bishop B. ShemwellsonMW2STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Douglas Shemwell - Household

2132 Hazel Street Hopkinsville, Christian, KY

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, John DheadMW45M20TNTNTNHauls LogsSaw Mill
Shemwell, Ellen EwifeFW29M27KYKYKY
Shemwell, Thomas DsonMW9mMKYTNKYLaborerLight Plant
Shemwell, Jessie WsonMW20M19TNTNTN
Shemwell, Ida Fdaughter in lawFW20M18KYKYKY
Shemwell, Ida Ngrand daughterFW9mS19KYTNKY
Shemwell, BishopsonMW12S19KYKYKY
Shemwell, Clarence MsonMW10MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Duncan EsonMW8S26KYKYKY
Shemwell, Sidney NsonMW5MKYKYKY