The Shemwell Family

John Paul McMillanAge: 82 years18891972

Name
John Paul McMillan
Given names
John Paul
Surname
McMillan
Birth June 10, 1889 25 17
Military

Birth of a sisterAnnie Alice McMillan
December 1891 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Leo Frank McMillan
January 1, 1893 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
February 1896 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherCharles Merton “Charlie” McMillan
February 4, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLois Darling McMillan
June 9, 1903 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
September 8, 1907 (Age 18 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Address: Arlington Rd.
Birth of a brotherRandle Maurice McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 25 years)
MarriageFlorence Lee ShemwellView this family
January 15, 1916 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1James Virgil McMillan
July 17, 1917 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 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 28 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/
Birth of a son
#2Charles Rice “Carl” McMillan
July 14, 1919 (Age 30 years)
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sisterAnnie Alice McMillan
before 1924 (Age 34 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Franklin Connell
August 14, 1925 (Age 36 years)

Death of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
March 4, 1928 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 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 18, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Death of a brotherJames Leo Frank McMillan
July 10, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Auto accident
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Rice “Carl” McMillanViolet Verna RisingView this family
October 6, 1940 (Age 51 years)
Death of a fatherJames Lawrence “Jim” McMillan
November 20, 1943 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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
Death of a sisterRuth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
September 3, 1948 (Age 59 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Ann Shemwell
November 19, 1951 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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
Death of a wifeFlorence Lee Shemwell
April 10, 1957 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sisterEula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
1959 (Age 69 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Connell
November 30, 1959 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 April 27, 1972 (Age 82 years)
Address: Trinity Hospital
Burial April 30, 1972 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Last change February 11, 202117:18:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
himself
3 years
younger sister
13 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Eula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
Birth: February 1896 32 24Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1959Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Lois Darling McMillan
Birth: June 9, 1903 39 31Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1975Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
Sallie Irene McMillan
Birth: September 8, 1907 44 36Tennessee, United States
Death: March 4, 1928Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
brother
Private
younger brother
Randle Maurice McMillan
Birth: August 20, 1914 51 43Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1987Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States
younger sister
Ruth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
Birth: August 20, 1914 51 43Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 3, 1948Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 15, 1916Stewart, Tennessee, United States
18 months
son
James Virgil McMillan
Birth: July 17, 1917 28 34Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 20, 1983Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
son
Charles Rice “Carl” McMillan
Birth: July 14, 1919 30 36Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 24, 1977Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Family with Private - View this family
himself
wife
Private
William Thomas “Willie” Welker + Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: April 1, 1897Stewart, Tennessee, United States
T J Bailey + Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
T J Bailey
Birth: November 10, 1890Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1967Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
wife
Marriage: March 21, 1914Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Private + Private - View this family
wife’s husband
Private
wife
Private
step-son
Private
step-son
Private
step-daughter
Private
step-daughter
Private

John Paul McMillan has 42 first cousins recorded

Father's family (40)

Parents James Henry Pulley + Mary Jane McMillan
1Elizabeth Pulley18691880
4Mary Ann Pulley18731893
5John Henry Pulley18761891
7Lida Mae Pulley18801880
Parents William Howard Slaughter + Sarah Margaret McMillan
1Ollie Slaughter18841971
3Mabel Slaughter18871963
7Lora Slaughter18961973
Parents William Thomas McMillan + Elizabeth Sophia “Lizzie” Miller
1William F McMillan18791903
Parents Corneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan + Susan Caroline Mobley
1Harry McMillan18831946
2Zora McMillan18841979
3Benton J McMillan18881981
4Carl McMillan18901910
Parents Barton Aquilla Roby + Elizabeth C McMillan
1Eula Pearl Roby18861955
3Hattie Lou Roby18921967
4John Loyd Roby18941977
5Barton Neal Roby18991900
Parents Joseph Zachariah “Joe” Shemwell + Nancy Ann “Anna” McMillan
3Flora B Shemwell18931982
Parents William Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell + Judith “Jude” McMillan
2Ora May Shemwell18931965
3Ellie A Shemwell18961982
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Lawrence “Jim” McMillan - Household

Dist. 4 Midway town, Houston, TN

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
James McMillanheadWMJun186336M12TNTNTNFarmer
Mary A McMillanwifeWFJul187128M1265TNTNTN
John P McMillansonWMJun188910STNTNTN
Annie A McMillandaughterWFDec18918STNTNTN
James L F McMillansonWMJan18946MTNTNTN
Eula L McMillandaughterWFFeb18964STNTNTN
Charlie M McMillansonWMApr19003mSTNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Lawrence McMillan - Household

Dist. 4 Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustry
James Lawrence McMillanHeadMW47M22--TNTNTNCooper
Mary Alice McMillanwifeFW38M22107TNTNTNNone
John Paul McMillansonMW20S---TNTNTNCooper
Alice McMillandaughterFW18S---TNTNTNNone
James L. McMillansonMW16S---TNTNTNFarmGen. Farm
Lerline McMillandaughterFW14S---TNTNTN
Charles Merton McMillansonM11S---TNTNTN
Lois McMillandaughterF7S---TNTNTN
Irene McMillandaughterF3S---TNTNTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 56

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Paul McMillan - Household

Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
McMillan, JohnheadRMW32MTNTNTNCarpenterHouse
McMillan, FlorencewifeFW34MTNTNTN
McMillan, JamessonMW2STNTNTN
McMillan, CharlessonMW1STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Paul McMillan - Household

Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
McMillan, PaulheadMW39M25TNTNTNCarpenterPublic Works
McMillan, FlorencewifeFW43M29TNTNTN
McMillan, JamessonMW12MTNTNTN
McMillan, CarlsonMW10MTNTNTN

Note
Source: “The Stewart-Houston Times” Newspaper, a weekly newspaper of Stewart County and Houston County in Tennessee Date of Newspaper: Tuesday, May 9, 1972 Page: A-2 Name: John Paul McMillan Age: Not Listed Born: June 10, 1891 in Houston County, TN. Died: April 27, 1972 at Trinity Hospital in Houston County, TN. Funeral: April 30, 1972 with Nave Funeral Home in Houston County, TN. Burial: McMillan Cemetery in Houston County, TN. Parents: James L. McMillan and Mary Alice Connell Deceased 1st Spouse: Mrs. Florence (Shemwell) McMillan Surviving 2nd Spouse: Mrs. Clara (Bateman) (Hatcher) McMillan Surviving Children: James McMillan, Charles McMillan Surviving Step-Children: Irving Hatcher, Robert Hatcher, Mrs. Anna Lee Smith, Mrs. Margaret Nell Frazee Surviving Siblings: Mrs. Lois Allison, Charles Merton McMillan, Maurice McMillan