The Shemwell Family

Alverta A “Verdie” LasterAge: 68 years18941962

Name
Alverta A “Verdie” Laster
Given names
Alverta A
Surname
Laster
Married name
Alverta A Carneal
Nickname
Verdie
Birth about 1894
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageCharles Richard “Charlie” CarnealView this family
December 25, 1907 (Age 13 years)

Census April 30, 1910 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Colby Corbin Carneal
December 2, 1913 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 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 23 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 24 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 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 2, 1930 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Martha Jean Carneal
October 20, 1932 (Age 38 years)
Death of a husbandCharles Richard “Charlie” Carneal
March 25, 1935 (Age 41 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 56 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 April 21, 1962 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Clifty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change May 22, 201808:48:23

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Charles Richard “Charlie” Carneal - View this family
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Marriage: December 25, 1907
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles Richard “Charlie” Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Carneal, Charlie RheadMW30M12KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Carneal,Verte AwifeFW17M12KYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Richard “Charlie” Carneal - Household

Clifty Street Kirkmansville, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Carneal, Charles RheadMW50M24KYKYKYLaborerState Highway
Carneal, AlbertawifeFW36M14KYKYKY
Carneal, Colby CsonMW16MKYKYKYLaborerState Highway
Latham, HerbertlodgerMW19SKYKYKYLaborerState Highway

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Colby Corbin Carneal - Household

Kirkmansville, Todd, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Carneal, ColbyheadMW25MKYsame placeSub ForemanRoad Construction
Carneal, LennieXwifeFW23MKYsame place
Carneal, Martha JeandaughterFW7SKYsame place
Clark, VirdamotherFW46WdKYsame place

Says mothers last name is Clark?. -b