The Shemwell Family

James Otis BarnettAge: 74 years19001974

Name
James Otis Barnett
Given names
James Otis
Surname
Barnett
Birth March 3, 1900 23 20
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a sisterEdith May Barnett
October 10, 1902 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherHurley N Barnett
August 10, 1904 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterFaye Marie Barnett
September 25, 1906 (Age 6 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherWayne McMillan Barnett
August 10, 1911 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterPearl Marie Barnett
February 27, 1913 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherParis Lowell Barnett
February 25, 1915 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterBlanche Wanita Barnett
November 22, 1916 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WWI Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Note: lives in Competition MO
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 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 17 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/
Birth of a sisterJewell Barnett
1919 (Age 18 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter McMillen Barnett Jr
March 4, 1922 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas William Shamel
June 28, 1923 (Age 23 years)
Address: Near Competition
Birth of a brotherGorman William Barnett
November 23, 1924 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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 brotherHurley N Barnett
April 19, 1931 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Auto Accident - Skull Fracture
Death of a motherMyrtle M Shamel
January 27, 1932 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sisterJewell Barnett
December 12, 1932 (Age 32 years)
MarriageZella Edna DeffenbaughView this family
January 11, 1936 (Age 35 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherWalter McMillen Barnett
March 6, 1942 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherWalter McMillen Barnett Jr
July 11, 1943 (Age 43 years)
Note: KIA
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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
Census April 16, 1950 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 sisterEdith May Barnett
April 5, 1956 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherMarvin Thomas Barnett
June 15, 1962 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 September 1974 (Age 74 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202217:05:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 1, 1897Laclede, Missouri, United States
15 months
elder brother
Marvin - Ruth BarnettMarvin Thomas Barnett
Birth: October 22, 1898 22 19Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: June 15, 1962Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States
16 months
himself
James Otis Barnett
Birth: March 3, 1900 23 20Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: September 1974Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
3 years
younger sister
Edith May Barnett
Birth: October 10, 1902 26 23Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: April 5, 1956Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
22 months
younger brother
Hurley N Barnett
Birth: August 10, 1904 27 25Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: April 19, 1931Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
2 years
younger sister
Faye Marie Barnett
Birth: September 25, 1906 29 27Missouri, United States
Death: June 3, 1999Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
5 years
younger brother
Wayne McMillan Barnett
Birth: August 10, 1911 34 32Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: July 12, 2002Missouri, United States
19 months
younger sister
Pearl Marie Barnett
Birth: February 27, 1913 36 33Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: May 31, 2006Ames, Story, Iowa, United States
2 years
younger brother
Paris Lowell Barnett
Birth: February 25, 1915 38 35Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: May 23, 1989Green Cove Springs, Clay, Florida, United States
21 months
younger sister
Blanche Wanita Barnett
Birth: November 22, 1916 40 37Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: April 28, 2009Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
Jewell Barnett
Birth: 1919 42 39Franklin, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1932Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
3 years
younger brother
Walter McMillen Barnett Jr
Birth: March 4, 1922 45 42Franklin, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: July 11, 1943Sicily, Italy
3 years
younger brother
Gorman William Barnett
Birth: November 23, 1924 48 45Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: June 14, 1998Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Zella Edna Deffenbaugh - View this family
himself
James Otis Barnett
Birth: March 3, 1900 23 20Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: September 1974Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
wife
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: January 11, 1936Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marvin Wilson + Zella Edna Deffenbaugh - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: 1920
Divorce: before January 10, 1936
20 months
step-son
Philip W Wilson
Birth: September 5, 1921 18Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States
Death: May 1973
Private + Zella Edna Deffenbaugh - View this family
wife’s husband
Private
wife
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

James Otis Barnett has 4 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (4)

Parents William Shamel + Birdie M
1Lowell W Shamel19161998
Parents Nelson VanBuren Shamel + Ora Agnes Hough
2Private
3Private