The Shemwell Family

Charles Allen “Charlie” LyonAge: 64 years18961960

Charles Allen “Charlie” Lyon
Given names
Charles Allen
Birth July 31, 1896 28 26
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 months)
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 brotherRoland Marcus Lyon
February 8, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAudrey Todd Lyon
November 17, 1904 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterMamie Lyon
1905 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterEdna Earl Lyon
October 11, 1908 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherForrest Lyon
1908 (Age 11 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 13 years)
MarriageNorma L BoleyView this family
about 1914 (Age 17 years)

MarriageGillie F HarrisView this family
about 1915 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Alberta Marie Lyon
March 13, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marcus Shemwell
July 20, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a wifeGillie F Harris
February 13, 1918 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherPenelope Frances “Fanny” Coursey
August 10, 1922 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert William Lyon
June 22, 1925 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherAlice Malone Shemwell
August 19, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Death of a sisterErmine Dewitt Lyon
March 30, 1944 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherJohn William Lyon
December 28, 1944 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 53 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 November 12, 1960 (Age 64 years)
Burial 1960 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Green Ridge Presbyterian Cemetery
Last change July 7, 202011:43:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 10, 1892Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
Ruth Lyon
Birth: January 14, 1895 26 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 14, 1895Todd, Kentucky, United States
19 months
3 years
younger brother
Roland Marcus Lyon
Birth: February 8, 1899 30 29Kentucky, United States
Death: May 22, 1976Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
6 years
younger sister
13 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Edna Earl Lyon
Birth: October 11, 1908 40 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 26, 1992
3 months
younger brother
Family with Norma L Boley - View this family
Marriage: about 1914
12 years
Robert William Lyon
Birth: June 22, 1925 28 30Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Death: June 12, 1966Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Family with Gillie F Harris - View this family
Marriage: about 1915
14 months
Alberta Marie Lyon
Birth: March 13, 1916 19 23Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 17, 2003Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

Charles Allen “Charlie” Lyon has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John William Lyon - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Lyon, JohnheadWMJun186831M8KYKYKYFarmer
Lyon, AlicewifeWFSep186930M843KYKYKY
Lyon, ErminedaughterWFFeb18937SKYKYKY
Lyon, CharliesonWMJul18963SKYKYKY
Lyon, RolandsonWMFeb18991SKYKYKY

Next door to Alice's brother -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John William Lyon - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Lyon, John WheadMW41M118KYKYKYFarmer
Lyon, L CwifeFW40M11898KYKYKYHouse keeper
Lyon, ErminadaughterFW18MKYKYKYFarm Hand
Lyon, CharliesonMW16SKYKYKYHouse Girl?
Lyon, RolandsonMW13SKYKYKY
Lyon, AudreydaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Lyon, Edna EdaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Lyon, MamiedaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Lyon, ForrestsonMW2SKYKYKY

Alice is LC, Ermine is Ermina and a Farm hand, Charlie is a daughter and a House Girl - some of kids ages are way off?. -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John William Lyon - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Lyon, J WheadMW50MKYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lyon, Alice MwifeFW50MKYKYKY
Lyon, Audrey TdaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Lyon, Edna EdaughterFW11SKYKYKY
Lyon, CharleysonMW23WdKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lyon, Alberta Mgrand daughterFW3-8mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Allen “Charlie” Lyon - Household

Nauerth Ave Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio

Lyon, Charles AheadMW33W23KYKYKYTool MakerAirplane parts
Lyon, Norma LwifeFW34M19KYKYKY
Lyon, MariedaughterFW14MKYKYKY
Lyon, Robert WsonMW5SOHKYKY
Currence, Paulstep sonMW19SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles Allen “Charlie” Lyon - Household

Rush Mill Road Logan, Kentucky

Lyon, Charles AheadMW43WKYsame houseFarmerFarm
Lyon, Norma LXwifeFW44MKYsame house
Lyon, Robert WsonMW14SKYsame houseFarmerFarm
Currence, Paul Estep sonMW24SKYsame houseFarmerFarm