The Shemwell Family

William Roley ShemwellAge: 60 years18861947

Name
William Roley Shemwell
Given names
William Roley
Surname
Shemwell
Birth April 11, 1886 37 32
Birth of a brotherRowland Leroy Shemwell
June 29, 1889 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWiley Bolinger Shemwell
September 24, 1896 (Age 10 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Shemwell
November 11, 1905 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Catherine Hall
November 14, 1905 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a sisterRozena May Shemwell
March 2, 1908 (Age 21 years)
Religious marriageNellie May GreerView this family
October 25, 1911 (Age 25 years)

Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth Roley
February 21, 1912 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Grace Aurelia Shemwell
August 5, 1912 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Pearl Bernice Shemwell
June 28, 1913 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3William Caswell Shemwell
August 21, 1915 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ruby Mae Shemwell
July 29, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Death of a daughterGrace Aurelia Shemwell
October 11, 1925 (Age 39 years)
Cause: ptomaine poisoning (food poisoning)
Burial of a daughterGrace Aurelia Shemwell
October 12, 1925 (Age 39 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: McKee Chapel Cemetery
Death of a fatherJames C Shemwell
March 27, 1927 (Age 40 years)
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Robert Reid Hays
June 2, 1941 (Age 55 years)
Death April 2, 1947 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: McKee Chapel Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 14, 1878Henry, Missouri, United States
18 months
elder brother
James Florence Shemwell
Birth: October 27, 1879 31 26Missouri, United States
Death: April 19, 1972Valley Falls, Jefferson, Kansas, United States
22 months
elder sister
Gertrude C “Girty” Shemwell
Birth: August 30, 1881 33 28Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: August 15, 1970Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
Rozena May Shemwell
Birth: May 27, 1884 36 31Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: March 2, 1908Pettis, Missouri, United States
22 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
Rowland Leroy Shemwell
Birth: June 29, 1889 41 36Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1959Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
7 years
younger brother
Wiley Bolinger Shemwell
Birth: September 24, 1896 48 43Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 30, 1953Smithton, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Family with Nellie May Greer - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 25, 1911
9 months
daughter
Grace Aurelia Shemwell
Birth: August 5, 1912 26 20Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 11, 1925Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
11 months
daughter
Pearl Bernice Shemwell
Birth: June 28, 1913 27 21Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 4, 1996Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States
2 years
son
William Caswell Shemwell
Birth: August 21, 1915 29 24Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: August 27, 1981Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
3 years
daughter
Ruby Mae Shemwell
Birth: July 29, 1918 32 26Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 30, 2016Villa Park, Orange, California, United States

William Roley Shemwell has 41 first cousins recorded

Father's family (41)

Parents William McKinley Shemwell + Sarah Permelia Shemwell
2Mattie Shemwell18761880
3Ethel Shemwell18781880
4Infant Shemwell18801900
5Ada Dell Shemwell18821953
Parents Asa W Mallott + Mary Ann Shemwell
Parents Adam Houston Richardson + Almiranda J “Allie” Shemwell
Parents John Russell Rukes + Elphina Ella Shemwell
2Retta R Rukes18811972
3Bessie Irene Rukes18931962
Parents Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson + Nancy Elizabeth Shemwell
2Ora Lee Richardson18831971
Parents John Wilson Moorman + Rebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
1Infant Son Moorman18791879
5Myrtle Mae Moorman18851975
7Ira Milton Moorman18891958
9Ida Ruth Moorman18951976
10Mary Ethel Moorman18981982
Parents Edward M Richardson + Virginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
2Eva Lee Richardson18851971
5Ethel M Richardson18941975
7Edith G Richardson18991910

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James C Shemwell - Household

Washington, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
James S ShemwellheadWMApr 184852M22--KYKYKYFarmer
Sarah E ShemwellwifeWFMay 185347M2266INVAMD
James F ShemwellsonWMOct 187921S---MOKYINDay Laborer
Girty C ShemwelldaughterWFAug 188119S---MOKYINAt School
Rosena M ShemwelldaughterWFMay 188416S---MOKYINAt School
William R ShemwellsonWMApr 188614S---MOKYINAt School
Rowland L ShemwellsonWMJun 188911S---MOKYIN
William B ShemwellsonWMSep 18964S---MOKYIN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William R Shemwell - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
William ShemwellheadMW34MMOKYINCarpenterRailroad
Nellie ShemwellwifeFW29MMOMOMO
Grace ShemwelldaughterFW7SMOMOMO
Pearl ShemwelldaughterFW6SMOMOMO
William ShemwellsonMW4SMOMOMO
Ruby ShemwelldaughterFW1SMOMOMO
Wiley Shemwellyounger brotherMW23SMOKYINCoach CleanerRailroad

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Roley Shemwell - Household

2934 Brown Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, William RheadMW42M25MOKYKYMachinistCity Water Works
Shemwell, Nellie MwifeFW37M20MOMOMO
Shemwell, PearldaughterFW16SMOMOMO
Shemwell, WilliamsonMW14SMOMOMO
Shemwell, RubydaughterFW11SMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Roley Shemwell - Household

1919 Paralle Avenue Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, WilliamheadMW53MMOSame PlaceMachinery OperatorCity Water Dept.
Shemwell, NellieXwifeFW48MMOSame Place
Shemwell, WilliamsonMW24SMOSame PlaceMusicianPrivate Orchestra