The Shemwell Family

Eudoxia RobersonAge: 66 years18671933

Eudoxia Roberson
Given names
Married name
Eudoxia Shemwell
Married name
Eudoxia Driskill
Birth July 10, 1867
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherLenard Alfred Roberson
July 7, 1869 (Age 23 months)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a sisterWillie Lee Roberson
April 18, 1871 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a brotherJames Edward Roberson
December 24, 1872 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a sisterFannie G Roberson
March 29, 1874 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a brotherMilton Arvis Roberson
March 29, 1874 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a brotherSamuel Tildon Roberson
November 29, 1876 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageJames H ShemwellView this family
January 20, 1890 (Age 22 years)
Note: or 26th
Birth of a son
#1Elbert C Shemwell
February 17, 1891 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Elmo Shemwell
October 12, 1895 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 1, 1900 (Age 32 years)
Death of a husbandJames H Shemwell
November 18, 1906 (Age 39 years)
Burial of a husbandJames H Shemwell
1906 (Age 38 years)
Cemetery: Jackson Cemetery
MarriageJohn Seymore “Johnnie” DriskillView this family
November 15, 1908 (Age 41 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childElbert C ShemwellLavella “Della” TuckerView this family
November 20, 1912 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Edwin Neal Shemwell
August 29, 1914 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2James David Shemwell
June 2, 1916 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Rachel Ozella Shemwell
August 7, 1916 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a grandsonJames David Shemwell
April 5, 1917 (Age 49 years)
Cause: Measles
Birth of a grandson
#4Wilbur Dayton Shemwell
March 22, 1918 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Lenos S Shemwell
July 25, 1918 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 1, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Seymore “Johnnie” Driskill
May 13, 1931 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Dorothy Mae Shemwell
January 4, 1932 (Age 64 years)
Death December 8, 1933 (Age 66 years)
Cause of death: lobar pneumonia
Cemetery: Jackson Cemetery
Note: Leigh's Chapel
Last change May 14, 202011:52:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Family with James H Shemwell - View this family
James H Shemwell
Birth: February 12, 1861 30 27Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 18, 1906Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: January 20, 1890Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
13 months
Elbert C Shemwell
Birth: February 17, 1891 30 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 23, 1973Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
5 years
Family with John Seymore “Johnnie” Driskill - View this family
John Seymore “Johnnie” Driskill
Birth: May 3, 1862 34 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 13, 1931Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 15, 1908Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James H. Shemwell - Household

Paradise, Muhlenberg, Ky

James H ShemwellheadWMFeb 186139M10--KYKYKYFarmer
Eudoxie ShemwellwifeWFJul 186732M1022KYKYKY
Elbert C. ShemwellsonWMFeb 18919S---KYKYKY
Elmo ShemwellsonWMOct 18954S---KYKYKY
De?r?r O'NealnieceWFMay 188713S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John S. Driskill - Household

Rachester & Elrton Rd. Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Ky

John S. DriskellheadMW47M2--KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Eudoxie ShemwellwifeFW42M222KYKYKY
Elbert C. Shemwellstep-sonMW19S---KYKYKYFarmerHome farm
Elmo Shemwellstep-sonMW14S---KYKYKYFarmerHome farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John S. Driskill - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Ky

John S. DriskellheadMW56MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Eudoxie DriskellwifeFW52MKYKYKY

Notes: Elbert & Elmo on same census

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Elbert C. Shemwell - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Elbert C. ShemwellheadMW39M22KYKYKYLaborerCoal mine
Della ShemwellwifeFW36M19KYKYKY
Rachel O ShemwelldaughterFW13S-KYKYKY
Lenos S ShemwellsonMW11S-KYKYKY
Eudoxie DriskillmotherFW63W-KYKYKY

Notes: Elmo next door

Leigh's Chapel