The Shemwell Family

Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” ShemwellAge: 71 years19292000

Name
Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell
Given names
Thomas Douglas
Surname
Shemwell
Nickname
Sunny boy
Birth June 11, 1929 45 28
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 9 months)
Birth of a brotherDorris Earl Shemwell
January 22, 1933 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterJoyce Dale Shemwell
September 15, 1937 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Edward Shemwell Sr.
November 16, 1938 (Age 9 years)
twin: Harvey Bertum Shemwell Sr.
Birth of a brotherHarvey Bertum Shemwell Sr.
November 16, 1938 (Age 9 years)
twin: James Edward Shemwell Sr.
Death of a half-brotherJessie Wilton Shemwell
April 8, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Operation - Ulcerated Stomach
Burial of a half-brotherJessie Wilton Shemwell
April 11, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Smith Cemetery
Death of a half-brotherJames Elam “Troy” Shemwell
April 29, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Heart Attack - Alchoholism
Burial of a half-brotherJames Elam “Troy” Shemwell
May 2, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Smith Cemetery
Note: WWII Draft Card and Death Certificate states birth year 1910 - headstone states birth year 1912
Death of a fatherJohn Douglas “Johnnie” Shemwell
August 1, 1956 (Age 27 years)
MarriageVirginia Lee SmithView this family
June 7, 1960 (Age 30 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherLydia Sarah Reese
June 20, 1960 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Ralph Douglas Shemwell
March 5, 1963 (Age 33 years)
Occupation
Engineer for Pantex

VFW Post 6972
Faternal Organization

Religion
Baptist
1965 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Melanie Shemwell
September 17, 1966 (Age 37 years)
Death of a half-brotherBishop Brandon Shemwell
June 7, 1971 (Age 41 years)
Death of a half-brotherDuncan Eve “Dunk” Shemwell
August 3, 1973 (Age 44 years)
Death of a half-sisterBessie Ruth Shemwell
December 3, 1986 (Age 57 years)
Death of a half-brotherClarence Martin Shemwell
March 2, 1987 (Age 57 years)
Death of a motherEllen Elizabeth Bryant
June 3, 1987 (Age 57 years)
DivorceVirginia Lee SmithView this family
December 14, 1988 (Age 59 years)
Death of a half-sisterFlorence Elizabeth Shemwell
August 31, 1990 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherJames Edward Shemwell Sr.
October 27, 1993 (Age 64 years)
Death of a half-brotherSidney Neal Shemwell
April 11, 1998 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a half-brotherSidney Neal Shemwell
April 11, 1998 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Riverside Cemetery
Death December 4, 2000 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Panhandle Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 10, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
himself
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
younger brother
Dorris Earl Shemwell
Birth: January 22, 1933 48 32Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 4, 2009Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger sister
Joyce Dale Shemwell
Birth: September 15, 1937 53 37Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 21, 2012Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
14 months
younger brother
James Edward Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 16, 1938 54 38Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1993Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
younger brother
Harvey Bertum Shemwell Sr.
Birth: November 16, 1938 54 38Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 16, 2019Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Gracy Pearl “Grace” Stagner - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 12, 1904Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
Jessie Wilton Shemwell
Birth: March 8, 1909 24 19Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 8, 1949Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
half-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
half-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
half-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
half-brother
2 years
half-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
half-brother
Duncan Eve “Dunk” Shemwell
Birth: January 31, 1922 37 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 3, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
Sidney Neal Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1924 39 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1998Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Private - View this family
himself
Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell
Birth: June 11, 1929 45 28Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 4, 2000Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
wife
Private
Family with Virginia Lee Smith - View this family
himself
Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell
Birth: June 11, 1929 45 28Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 4, 2000Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
ex-wife
Virginia Lee Smith
Birth: August 16, 1941Brookport, Massac, Illinois, United States
Death: April 2, 2017Panhandle, Carson, Texas, United States
Marriage: June 7, 1960
Divorce: December 14, 1988Carson, Texas, United States
3 years
son
Ralph Douglas Shemwell
Birth: March 5, 1963 33 21Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 28, 2021Panhandle, Carson, Texas, United States
4 years
daughter
Melanie Shemwell
Birth: September 17, 1966 37 25Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
Death: August 2, 2021Panhandle, Carson, Texas, United States

Thomas Douglas “Sunny boy” Shemwell has 15 first cousins recorded

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