The Shemwell Family

Leonard Donald ShemwellAge: 76 years19211997

Name
Leonard Donald Shemwell
Given names
Leonard Donald
Surname
Shemwell
Birth September 8, 1921 30 24
Birth of a sisterClaudene Shemwell
January 31, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEula Mae Shemwell
July 5, 1925 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Washington Shemwell
September 26, 1926 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLaura Lee Brinkley
October 25, 1927 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterLaura Joetta Shemwell
March 31, 1929 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 May 3, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Census May 2, 1940 (Age 18 years)
MarriageDonnie Lee DossView this family
about 1941 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherIda Mae Blythe
December 21, 1948 (Age 27 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndrew Jackson Gunn
March 7, 1949 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 brotherEdwin Dixon “Buddy” Shemwell
November 29, 1969 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 fatherLeonard Mason Shemwell
October 3, 1979 (Age 58 years)
Death of a motherEulah Swan Gunn
April 13, 1988 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeDonnie Lee Doss
April 15, 1993 (Age 71 years)
Death September 16, 1997 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201810:47:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Ida Abigail Shemwell
Birth: February 8, 1916 24 18Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1999Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States
22 months
elder sister
Allie Gray Shemwell
Birth: December 19, 1917 26 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 12, 1918Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
Edwin Dixon “Buddy” Shemwell
Birth: December 13, 1919 28 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 29, 1969Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
21 months
himself
Leonard Donald Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1921 30 24Kentucky, United States
Death: September 16, 1997Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Claudene Shemwell
Birth: January 31, 1924 32 26Kentucky, United States
Death: February 4, 2010Grovertown, Starke, Indiana, United States
17 months
younger sister
Eula Mae Shemwell
Birth: July 5, 1925 34 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 3, 2009Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States
4 years
younger sister
brother
Private
sister
Private
sister
Private
Family with Donnie Lee Doss - View this family
himself
Leonard Donald Shemwell
Birth: September 8, 1921 30 24Kentucky, United States
Death: September 16, 1997Kentucky, United States
wife
Donnie Lee Doss
Birth: February 26, 1923Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 15, 1993Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: about 1941Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Leonard Donald Shemwell has 34 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Leonard Mason Shemwell - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, LeonardheadMW39M23KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, EulahwifeFW32M15KYKYKY
Shemwell, AbigaildaughterFW14SKYKYKY
Shemwell, EdwinsonMW10SKYKYKY
Shemwell, L DsonMW8SKYKYKY
Shemwell, ClaudenedaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Eula MdaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Laura JdaughterFW1SKYKYKY