The Shemwell Family

Sylvester Eller DriskillAge: 61 years18771938

Sylvester Eller Driskill
Given names
Sylvester Eller
Birth January 3, 1877
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageAmy John HallView this family
November 26, 1905 (Age 28 years)

Note: Todd County KYGenWeb - Database compiled from submissions by Todd County researchers
Birth of a son
#1James J Driskill
August 23, 1906 (Age 29 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mamie Lee Driskill
June 11, 1910 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#3John W Driskill
July 24, 1912 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sonJohn W Driskill
June 15, 1913 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Whooping Cough
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Trivie Marie Driskill
February 13, 1919 (Age 42 years)
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Note: Trivie M is Lewis and Male? -b
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death November 24, 1938 (Age 61 years)
Cause of death: Apoplexy
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change May 14, 202011:52:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Amy John Hall - View this family
Marriage: November 26, 1905
9 months
James J Driskill
Birth: August 23, 1906 29 23Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1986Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Mamie Lee Driskill
Birth: June 11, 1910 33 26Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 2014Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
John W Driskill
Birth: July 24, 1912 35 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1913Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
7 years
Trivie Marie ShemwellTrivie Marie Driskill
Birth: February 13, 1919 42 35Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 5, 2012Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Thomas Gideon Bagby + Amy John Hall - View this family
wife’s husband
Thomas Gideon Bagby
Birth: November 10, 1878 24 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1953Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: between 1937 and 1940

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