The Shemwell Family

Jessie Shemwell

Name
Jessie Shemwell
Given names
Jessie
Surname
Shemwell
Birthunknown

Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Sherrod
after June 18, 1880
Death of a maternal grandmotherPiety E Horn
after June 18, 1880
Birth of a brotherSamuel Christian Shemwell
March 31, 1882
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
Death of a fatherJohn Patrick Shemwell Jr.
January 14, 1913
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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/
Death of a brotherGeorge Henry Shemwell
November 11, 1920
Death of a motherMary Hester Sherrod
January 7, 1922
Note: Muhlenberg, Kentucky, USA
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

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
Death of a sisterEtta Bell Shemwell
April 25, 1942
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 brotherWiley “Buck” Shemwell
December 5, 1953
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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 brotherSamuel Christian Shemwell
February 19, 1963
Cause: Pneumonia
Burial of a brotherSamuel Christian Shemwell
1963
Cemetery: Wiley's Chapel Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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
Deathunknown

Cause of death: Infancy
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father
mother
Marriage: November 1, 1868Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
brother
2 years
sister
19 months
sister
3 years
brother
George Henry Shemwell
Birth: January 4, 1876 39 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1920Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
sister
sister
herself
brother

Jessie Shemwell has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents John Franklin Driskill + Barbara Jane Shemwell
Parents John L Tabb + Martha Ellen Shemwell
1Thomas W Tabb18471906
3Mary Jane Tabb18521917
4John Riley Tabb18541945
5Joseph Warner Tabb18561933
6Susan E Tabb1859
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskill + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents William Henry Shemwell + Elizabeth Jane Tomerlin
3Leroy J Shemwell18581906
4James H Shemwell18611906
7Mattie V Shemwell18741914
Parents Samuel Black Shemwell + Martha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
3John L Shemwell18541917
6Samuel M Shemwell18611935
Parents John Pidcock + Mary Ann Shemwell
3Miranda E Pidcock18631900
Parents James Lewis Shemwell + Eliza Ann “Lizia” Latham

Mother's family (0)