The Shemwell Family

Edna Blanche CunninghamAge: 76 years18741950

Edna Blanche Cunningham
Given names
Edna Blanche
Married name
Edna Blanche Shemwell
Birth January 21, 1874
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageLovelace Lacewell ShemwellView this family
April 13, 1890 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Shannon Lee Shemwell
March 17, 1891 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#2Henry Roy Shemwell
March 7, 1894 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3Clyde David Shemwell
August 25, 1897 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 22, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4Benjamin Floyd “Shem” Shemwell
November 26, 1901 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5Euell Eldon Shemwell
June 29, 1907 (Age 33 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 36 years)
Marriage of a childShannon Lee ShemwellAnne Laurie AndersonView this family
May 30, 1914 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#6Cleo Orlando Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 40 years)
Associate: Leo Shemwell
Birth of a son
#7Leo Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 40 years)
Associate: Cleo Orlando Shemwell
Death of a sonLeo Shemwell
October 14, 1914 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Died at birth
Birth of a grandson
#1Shannon Lee Shemwell Jr.
March 2, 1915 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 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 42 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 43 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 20, 1920 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Smiley A Shemwell
September 10, 1920 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childClyde David ShemwellKrata Eileen WaddleView this family
about 1923 (Age 48 years)

Death of a husbandLovelace Lacewell Shemwell
December 19, 1924 (Age 50 years)
Burial of a husbandLovelace Lacewell Shemwell
1924 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 29, 1930 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Roy ShemwellAlma RungeView this family
May 3, 1930 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childEuell Eldon ShemwellMamie Lee ClucksView this family
May 4, 1938 (Age 64 years)

Death of a sonCleo Orlando Shemwell
June 8, 1938 (Age 64 years)
Cause: Burning
Burial of a sonCleo Orlando Shemwell
after June 8, 1938 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Pearsall Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Peggy Jo Shemwell
July 15, 1939 (Age 65 years)
Census May 20, 1940 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sonShannon Lee Shemwell
November 4, 1940 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sonEuell Eldon Shemwell
October 24, 1941 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 75 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 71 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 October 29, 1950 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Pitman Cemetery
Last change August 6, 201812:43:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: April 13, 1890Randolph, Arkansas, United States
11 months
3 years
4 years
Clyde David Shemwell
Birth: August 25, 1897 28 23Pitman, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 17, 1984Neelyville, Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
Benjamin Floyd “Shem” Shemwell
Birth: November 26, 1901 32 27Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 18, 1966Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
6 years
Euell Eldon Shemwell
Birth: June 29, 1907 37 33Arkansas, United States
Death: October 24, 1941Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
7 years
Cleo Orlando Shemwell
Birth: October 14, 1914 45 40Success, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 8, 1938Pearsall, Frio, Texas, United States
Leo Shemwell
Birth: October 14, 1914 45 40Success, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 14, 1914Success, Clay, Arkansas, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Lovelace Lacewell Shemwell - Household

Clay Arkansas

Love L ShemwellheadWMAug 186930M10--ARNCKYFarmer
Edna B ShemwellwifeWFJan 187426M1033ARTNTN
Shannon ShemwellsonWMMar 18919S---ARARAR
Henry R ShemwellsonWMMar 18946S---ARARAR
David C ShemwellsonWMAug 18972S---ARARAR

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lovelace Lacewell Shemwell - Household

Stephens Street Carpenter, Clay, Arkansas

Shemwell, Lovelace LheadMW40M20ARNCKYFarmerTenant
Shemwell, Edna BwifeFW36M2055ARTNTN
Shemwell, Shannon LsonMW19SARARARStenotypistBusiness Co?
Shemwell, Roy HsonMW16SARARAR
Shemwell, David CsonMW12SARARAR
Shemwell, Benjamin FsonMW8SARARAR
Shemwell, Euell EsonMW2SARARAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lovelace Lacewell Shemwell - Household

Stephens Street Success, Clay, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Lovelace LheadMW50MARNCKYFarmer
Shemwell, Edna BwifeFW45MARTNTN
Shemwell, Clyde DsonMW22MARARARSalesmanGeneral Store
Shemwell, Floyd BsonMW18SARARAR
Shemwell, Euell EsonMW12SARARAR
Shemwell, Cleo OsonMW5SARARAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Edna Blanche Cunningham - Household

San Antonio, Bexar, Texas

Shemwell, Edna BheadFW56WdARTNTN
Shemwell, Roy HsonMW35SARARARSalesmanRadiator
Shemwell, Cleo OsonMW15SARARAR
Nilmer, LeggatenieceFW22SARTNTNClerkMerchantile Ass.?

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Euell Eldon Shemwell - Household

807 Eagle Ford Road Dallas, Texas

Shemwell, E EheadMW32MARSame placeTruck DriverTransportation Motor-
Shemwell, Mamie LeeXwifeFW39MTXSame place
Shemwell, EdnamotherFW66WdSame placeAR