The Shemwell Family

Eva Vandever SelbyAge: 84 years18961981

Name
Eva Vandever Selby
Given names
Eva Vandever
Surname
Selby
Married name
Eva Vandever Boniol
Married name
Eva Vandever Coco
Birth November 24, 1896 45 35
Death of a brotherJames Ernest Selby
December 10, 1896 (Age 16 days)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 months)
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
Birth of a brotherFred Clyde Selby
June 15, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 3 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances C Vandever
June 16, 1901 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterGeorgia Pearl Selby
February 7, 1902 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMinnie Selby
January 31, 1905 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterMinnie Selby
February 4, 1905 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward Casto Selby
about 1907 (Age 10 years)
Census May 4, 1910 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam R Hyder
June 12, 1917 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 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 21 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/
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterGeorgia Pearl Selby
March 12, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Bernice Boniol Jr
January 8, 1925 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Monroe Selby
August 30, 1926 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Dawson Boniol
February 12, 1927 (Age 30 years)
MarriageUstis M CocoView this family
calculated 1928 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a son
#3James Edward Boniol
October 31, 1928 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherNicholas Hoye “Nick” Selby
March 1, 1929 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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 8, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Death of a brotherEdward Casto Selby
June 22, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Death of a husbandUstis M Coco
after 1930 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a son
#4Curtis Layne Coco
June 25, 1935 (Age 38 years)
Census April 24, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherMary Emily Hyder
August 5, 1942 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Esther France Boniol
June 12, 1948 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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
Birth of a grandson
#2Timothy Lafayette Boniol
April 17, 1955 (Age 58 years)

Death of a grandsonTimothy Lafayette Boniol
June 6, 1956 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Phillip Lee Boniol
October 19, 1964 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Lori Audrey Coco
November 7, 1966 (Age 69 years)

Death of a granddaughterLori Audrey Coco
November 7, 1966 (Age 69 years)

Death of a husbandWilliam Bernice “Willie” Boniol
August 17, 1967 (Age 70 years)
Death of a brotherFred Clyde Selby
July 28, 1968 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterAmanda Alice Selby
October 6, 1972 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 sisterEffie Mae Selby
August 8, 1977 (Age 80 years)
Death March 12, 1981 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lantana Cemetery
Last change July 25, 202218:15:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1883
23 months
elder brother
Nicholas Hoye “Nick” Selby
Birth: November 30, 1884 33 23Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1, 1929Colfax, Grant, Louisiana, United States
20 months
elder sister
Amanda Alice Selby
Birth: August 8, 1886 35 24Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 6, 1972Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Anna J Selby
Birth: September 2, 1888 37 26Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1, 1891Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
23 months
elder sister
Effie Mae Selby
Birth: July 29, 1890 39 28Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1977Rapides, Louisiana, United States
3 years
elder brother
James Ernest Selby
Birth: March 8, 1893 41 31Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 10, 1896Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
20 months
elder sister
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
Fred Clyde Selby
Birth: June 15, 1899 48 37Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 28, 1968Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
Georgia Pearl Selby
Birth: February 7, 1902 50 40Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 12, 1920Vandever, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Minnie Selby
Birth: January 31, 1905 53 43Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 4, 1905Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Edward Casto Selby
Birth: about 1907 55 45Tennessee, United States
Death: June 22, 1930Sabine, Louisiana, United States
Family with William Bernice “Willie” Boniol - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
Private
son
William Bernice Boniol JrWilliam Bernice Boniol Jr
Birth: January 8, 1925 21 28Meeker, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Death: March 20, 2008Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
2 years
son
John Dawson BoniolJohn Dawson Boniol
Birth: February 12, 1927 23 30Meeker, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Death: October 14, 2013Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
21 months
son
James Edward Boniol
Birth: October 31, 1928 25 31Lecompte, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 7, 2015Pleasant Hill, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with Ustis M Coco - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: calculated 1928
8 years
son
Curtis Layne CocoCurtis Layne Coco
Birth: June 25, 1935 52 38Mansura, Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States
Death: July 13, 2019Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
William Bernice “Willie” Boniol + Lelia E Chase - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
step-daughter
Private
step-son
Private
step-son
Private
step-daughter
Private

Eva Vandever Selby has 24 first cousins recorded