The Shemwell Family

Ruth BarnettAge: 96 years18821979

Name
Ruth Barnett
Given names
Ruth
Surname
Barnett
Married name
Ruth Smith
Birth July 11, 1882 44 40
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas William Barnett
October 29, 1882 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a sisterCandace T Barnett
October 28, 1883 (Age 15 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmily Mary “Polly” Troutman
January 7, 1891 (Age 8 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary Isabella Barnett
October 26, 1892 (Age 10 years)
Text:
Name: Mary Bell Dawson Sex: Female Age: 31 yr Death Date: 26 Oct 1892 Death Place: Kewanna, Indiana Race: W Event Type: Death Birth Year (Estimated): 1861 Affiliate Repository Place: County Clerk Office, City Health Office Rochester Source Reference: The source of this record is the book C-16 on page 3 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 17 years)
MarriageOliver C SmithView this family
November 29, 1902 (Age 20 years)
Death of a brotherPhilip Anderson Barnett
August 8, 1911 (Age 29 years)
Text:
Name: Phillip A. Barnett Sex: Male Age: 40 yr Death Date: 08 Aug 1911 Death Place: Kewanna, Indiana Race: W Event Type: Death Birth Year (Estimated): 1871 Affiliate Repository Place: County Clerk Office, City Health Office Rochester Source Reference: The source of this record is the book C-18 on page 43 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
Death of a fatherJohn Anderson Barnett
September 26, 1915 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 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 35 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 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
Death of a motherNancy Ann Harvey
May 1, 1935 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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
Death of a sisterCatherine “Kate” Barnett
October 19, 1946 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Aleck Barnett
March 2, 1950 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 husbandOliver C Smith
October 20, 1957 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterCandace T Barnett
March 20, 1961 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterJosephine Emily Barnett
October 20, 1961 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 sisterBessie Barnett
February 3, 1977 (Age 94 years)
Death February 4, 1979 (Age 96 years)
Obituary
Ruth Smith Obituary
February 5, 1979 (1 day after death)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Kewanna Citizens IOOF Cemetery
Last change July 30, 202218:43:29

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 14, 1867Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
elder sister
Dilla A Barnett
Birth: about 1869 31 27Indiana, United States
Death: before 1880Indiana, United States
2 years
elder brother
Philip Anderson Barnett
Birth: January 11, 1871 33 29Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: August 8, 1911Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
4 years
elder brother
John Aleck Barnett
Birth: July 16, 1874 36 32Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 2, 1950Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
4 years
elder sister
Josephine Emily Barnett
Birth: May 2, 1878 40 36Kewanna, Union Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 20, 1961Indiana, United States
22 months
elder sister
Catherine “Kate” Barnett
Birth: February 21, 1880 42 38Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 19, 1946Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 months
elder sister
Bessie Barnett
Birth: May 16, 1880 42 38Indiana, United States
Death: February 3, 1977Indiana, United States
2 years
herself
Ruth Barnett
Birth: July 11, 1882 44 40Indiana, United States
Death: February 4, 1979Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
16 months
younger sister
Candace T Barnett
Birth: October 28, 1883 45 42Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 20, 1961St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Ann Gordon - View this family
father
step-mother
Sarah Ann Gordon
Birth: April 30, 1842Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 3, 1864Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: March 18, 1860Fulton, Indiana, United States
21 months
half-sister
Mary Isabella Barnett
Birth: December 31, 1861 24 19Putnam, Indiana, United States
Death: October 26, 1892Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States
3 years
half-brother
J William Barnett
Birth: about 1864 26 21Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death:
Family with Oliver C Smith - View this family
husband
Oliver C Smith
Birth: January 28, 1879Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 20, 1957Indiana, United States
herself
Ruth Barnett
Birth: July 11, 1882 44 40Indiana, United States
Death: February 4, 1979Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: November 29, 1902Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States

Ruth Barnett has 30 first cousins recorded