The Shemwell Family

Carlene Reed ShemwellAge: 83 years19151999

Carlene Reed Shemwell
Given names
Carlene Reed
Married name
Carlene Reed Sowell
Birth December 3, 1915 25 28
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 days)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 2 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 -
Birth of a brotherRoscoe Randall Shemwell
January 1, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherMerle Shannon Shemwell
November 14, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Oak Level School
1922 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterEileen L Shemwell
December 22, 1924 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Matilda Donelson
March 3, 1931 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Elza “Bill” Shemwell
March 2, 1944 (Age 28 years)
Note: Home of Son of Carl on Estes Lane in Paducah, KY. Pa lived with my grandparents, Carl and Maude - Lenore55
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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 motherMaude Robert Reed
1964 (Age 48 years)

Death of a fatherCarl McCoy Shemwell
July 27, 1966 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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. -
Death of a husbandReavis J Sowell
July 4, 1976 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherRoscoe Randall Shemwell
October 11, 1983 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a brotherRoscoe Randall Shemwell
1983 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: White Sulphur Cemetery
Death February 23, 1999 (Age 83 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:37:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: February 19, 1914Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
21 months
Carlene Reed Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1915 25 28Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 23, 1999Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Roscoe Randall Shemwell
Birth: January 1, 1919 28 32Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 11, 1983Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
22 months
younger brother
Merle Shannon Shemwell
Birth: November 14, 1920 29 33Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 2010Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Eileen L Shemwell
Birth: December 22, 1924 34 37Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 24, 2004Oklahoma City, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States
Family with Reavis J Sowell - View this family
Reavis J Sowell
Birth: March 21, 1913Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 4, 1976Kentucky, United States
Carlene Reed Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1915 25 28Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 23, 1999Kentucky, United States

Carlene Reed Shemwell has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Carl McCoy Shemwell - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, CarlheadMW29MKYKYKYFarmerFarm
Shemwell, MaudewifeFW31MKYKYKY
Shemwell, CarlenedaughterFW4MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Roscoe RsonMW1-1mMKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Carl McCoy Shemwell - Household

District 4 Oak Level, Marshall Ky.

Carl McCoy ShemwellheadMW39M23KYKYKYFarmerFarm
Maude Robert ReedwifeFW42M26KYKYKY
Carlene ShemwelldaughterFW14S-KYKYKY
Roscoe Randall ShemwellsonMW11S-KYKYKY
Merle Shannon ShemwellsonMW9S-KYKYKY
Eileen L. ShemwelldaughterFW5S-KYKYKY