The Shemwell Family

Horace Drake SherrodAge: 74 years18851960

Horace Drake Sherrod
Given names
Horace Drake
Birth September 5, 1885 42 37
Birth of a brotherNorwood Auston Sherrod
August 7, 1889 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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 -
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 14 years)
MarriageCora Lee FosterView this family
June 28, 1903 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherPermelia Belinda Rickman
September 30, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Roy K Sherrod
November 21, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#2Coy Ray Sherrod
July 16, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 31 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 32 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 -
Death of a fatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jo Ann Sherrod
April 11, 1931 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 48 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Burial of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 17, 1934 (Age 48 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dona Kaye Sherrod
September 13, 1939 (Age 54 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Permelia Sherrod
May 8, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherNorwood Auston Sherrod
August 16, 1941 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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 -
Death of a sisterFrancis C Sherrod
January 23, 1946 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherJames Samuel T Sherrod
June 25, 1951 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 64 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 60 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 February 13, 1960 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Lewisburg Cemetery
Last change April 10, 201809:34:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 2, 1866Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
Francis C Sherrod
Birth: June 5, 1873 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1946Logan, Kentucky, United States
5 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
6 years
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Norwood Auston Sherrod
Birth: August 7, 1889 45 41Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1941Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Family with Cora Lee Foster - View this family
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
Cora Lee Foster
Birth: June 27, 1886Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1976Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: June 28, 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 years
Roy K Sherrod
Birth: November 21, 1911 26 25Kentucky, United States
Death: January 18, 1983Kentucky, United States
7 years
Coy Ray Sherrod
Birth: July 16, 1918 32 32Kentucky, United States
Death: January 18, 1992Logan, Kentucky, United States

Horace Drake Sherrod has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Finis Washington Sherrod - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Sherrod, Finis WheadWMSep184456M32KYKYKYFarmer
Sherrod, Betsy JwifeWFOct184852M3277KYKYTN
Sherrod, James SsonWMJan188020SKYKYKYFarm laborer
Sherrod, Horace DsonWMSep188514SKYKYKYFarm laborer
Sherrod, Norwood AsonWMAug188910MKYKYKYFarm laborer
Meador, Permelia Bmother in lawWFSep182277Wd33TNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Sherrod, H DheadMW35MKYKYKYDealer in live stockAt home
Sherrod, Cora LwifeFW32MKYKYKY
Sherrod, Roy KsonMW8SKYKYKY
Sherrod, Coy RsonMW1-7mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Hopkinsville & Greensville Road Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Sherrod, Horace DheadMW44M18KYKYKYDealerLivestock
Sherrod, Cora LwifeFW43M17KYKYKY
Sherrod, Roy KsonMW18SKYKYKY
Sherrod, Coy RsonMW11SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Sherrod, H DheadMW54MKYsame placeDealerLivestock
Sherrod, CorawifeFW53MKYsame place
Sherrod, Coy RaysonMW21SKYsame placeFarmer