The Shemwell Family

Allen “Snook” ClardyAge: 77 years18791956

Allen “Snook” Clardy
Given names
Birth November 9, 1879 29 29
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a sisterOra Lee Clardy
October 12, 1881 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Daniel Clardy
January 22, 1886 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmily Ellen Shemwell
July 30, 1893 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 6, 1900 (Age 20 years)
MarriageThomasia “Tommie” MartinView this family
May 9, 1901 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

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 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 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 -
Death of a motherAnn Marie Cayce
September 21, 1927 (Age 47 years)
Cause: cancer of liver
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames Harrison “Henry” Clardy
February 29, 1932 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 70 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 wifeThomasia “Tommie” Martin
May 21, 1954 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Olivia Clardy
October 6, 1954 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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 December 31, 1956 (Age 77 years)
Last change September 23, 202216:30:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 13, 1871Christian, Kentucky, United States
1 year
elder sister
Alice Olivia Clardy
Birth: December 9, 1872 22 22Tennessee, United States
Death: October 6, 1954Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
elder brother
Quint Clardy
Birth: August 1, 1874 24 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 22, 1877Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
Allen “Snook” Clardy
Birth: November 9, 1879 29 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 31, 1956Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger sister
Ora Lee Clardy
Birth: October 12, 1881 31 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1963Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Family with Thomasia “Tommie” Martin - View this family
Allen “Snook” Clardy
Birth: November 9, 1879 29 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 31, 1956Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Thomasia “Tommie” Martin
Birth: July 30, 1878Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 21, 1954Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: May 9, 1901Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Allen “Snook” Clardy has 9 first cousins recorded