The Shemwell Family

Victor Eugene ShemwellAge: 76 years19111987

Name
Victor Eugene Shemwell
Given names
Victor Eugene
Surname
Shemwell
Birth September 22, 1911 53 37
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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/
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Shemwell
November 27, 1925 (Age 14 years)



Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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
Census April 25, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherAlbert Neal Shemwell
June 25, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Military
WWII Draft Registration
May 29, 1942 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 motherMary Elizabeth Crowell
October 28, 1966 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 sisterSarah Estella Shemwell
April 19, 1977 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Novella Shemwell
March 24, 1986 (Age 74 years)
Death October 23, 1987 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Clarks River Cemetery
Last change June 14, 202015:12:10

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: September 2, 1896Marshall, Kentucky, United States
1 year
elder sister
Sarah Estella ShemwellSarah Estella Shemwell
Birth: September 7, 1897 39 23Kentucky, United States
Death: April 19, 1977Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Nancy Novella Shemwell
Birth: September 27, 1899 41 25Kentucky, United States
Death: March 24, 1986Fulton, Fulton, Kentucky, United States
16 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Mary Alice Reed, George W Yerkey, Freda and Lillian O Shemwell (wife of Aubrey)Lillian Odell Shemwell
Birth: April 5, 1903 45 29Symnsonia, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 27, 1993Wingo, Graves, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
James Edwin ShemwellJames Edwin Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1905 48 31Kentucky, United States
Death: July 6, 1988Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Roxie Blanche Shemwell
Birth: April 29, 1908 50 34Kentucky, United States
Death: December 16, 2002Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
3 years
himself
Victor Eugene Shemwell
Birth: September 22, 1911 53 37Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 23, 1987Wingo, Graves, Kentucky, United States

Victor Eugene Shemwell has 26 first cousins recorded