The Shemwell Family

Martha Ellen “Mattie” CarnealAge: 86 years18751961

Martha Ellen “Mattie” Carneal
Given names
Martha Ellen
Married name
Martha Ellen Groves
Birth January 13, 1875 29 23
Birth of a sisterRosa M “Rosie” Carneal
September 3, 1876 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a brotherCharles Richard “Charlie” Carneal
October 10, 1879 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherBarbary Ann Hall
1880 (Age 4 years)
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Death of a fatherRichard M Carneal
January 9, 1881 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Brown BivinPenelope Phillips LyonView this family
November 23, 1882 (Age 7 years)
MarriageJacob Alexander “Jake” GrovesView this family
December 28, 1890 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Vadie Groves
about 1891 (Age 15 years)
Death of a daughterVadie Groves
about 1892 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ora Pearl Groves
March 31, 1894 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles Clayton Groves
December 25, 1896 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Elva G Groves
February 21, 1899 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterVirginia Ann Carneal
January 13, 1901 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#5Ulysses S Groves
November 22, 1906 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherPenelope Phillips Lyon
April 6, 1907 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Vernie L Groves
1908 (Age 32 years)
Death of a daughterVernie L Groves
1908 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Ona Groves
May 2, 1910 (Age 35 years)
Death of a daughterOra Pearl Groves
June 19, 1910 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Nina Groves
September 12, 1912 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 -
Marriage of a childUlysses S GrovesDona L HallView this family
calculated 1929 (Age 53 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherCharles Richard “Charlie” Carneal
March 25, 1935 (Age 60 years)
Death of a husbandJacob Alexander “Jake” Groves
July 12, 1942 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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 74 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 sisterRosa M “Rosie” Carneal
August 30, 1955 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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 July 16, 1961 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery: Clifty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change August 27, 201713:31:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 28, 1872Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
elder sister
15 months
20 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with John Brown Bivin - View this family
John Brown Bivin
Birth: December 2, 1828Kentucky, United States
Death: August 10, 1907Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 23, 1882Kentucky, United States
Family with Jacob Alexander “Jake” Groves - View this family
Marriage: December 28, 1890Todd, Kentucky, United States
1 year
Vadie Groves
Birth: about 1891 28 15Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: about 1892Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Ora Pearl Groves
Birth: March 31, 1894 31 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 19, 1910Kentucky, United States
3 years
Charles Clayton Groves
Birth: December 25, 1896 34 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 7, 1981Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
8 years
Ulysses S Groves
Birth: November 22, 1906 43 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 6, 1979Warren, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Vernie L Groves
Birth: 1908 45 32Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1908Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
2 years
Nina Groves
Birth: September 12, 1912 49 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1977

Martha Ellen “Mattie” Carneal has 2 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Richard M Carneal - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Richard M CarnealWM34headMFarmerConsumptionKYKYKY
Penelope P CarnealWF29wifeM
Virginia A CarnealWF6daughterKYKY
Martha E CarnealWF5daughterKYKY
Rosie CarnealWF3daughterKYKY
Charles CarnealWM7mOctsonKYKY
Barbary A CarnealWF59motherWdKYNCNC
Francis CarnealWF68AuntSKY
Ann CarnealWF60AuntSKY

Richard has Consumption