The Shemwell Family

Bernice Irene ShemwellAge: 84 years19272011

Bernice Irene Shemwell
Given names
Bernice Irene
Married name
Bernice Irene Minter
Birth January 6, 1927 33 32

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 3 years)
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherHettie Louise Hathcock
July 28, 1941 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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 paternal grandfatherThomas Alonzo Shemwell
April 15, 1947 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherByron Shemwell
February 21, 1952 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 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 -
Death of a motherRhoda “Rodie” Brewer
July 13, 1956 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 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. -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Maranda Raelynn Minter
April 30, 1980 (Age 53 years)

Death of a sisterDortha Sue Shemwell
June 22, 2004 (Age 77 years)
Death of a husbandVirgil Clay Minter
September 4, 2007 (Age 80 years)
Death of a granddaughterMaranda Raelynn Minter
December 8, 2007 (Age 80 years)
Death June 16, 2011 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Wallace Cemetery
Last change May 20, 201809:15:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
Anna Louise Shemwell
Birth: April 23, 1921 27 26Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1921Graves, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Dortha Sue Shemwell
Birth: July 8, 1923 30 28Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 22, 2004Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
16 months
elder brother
2 years
Family with Virgil Clay Minter - View this family
Virgil Clay Minter
Birth: January 15, 1922Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 4, 2007Symsonia, Graves, Kentucky, United States

Bernice Irene Shemwell has 20 first cousins recorded