The Shemwell Family

Mamie Gertrude BoydAge: 54 years18941949

Mamie Gertrude Boyd
Given names
Mamie Gertrude
Married name
Mamie Gertrude Shemwell
Birth December 29, 1894 27 19
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a sisterGeorge Dewey Boyd
November 23, 1898 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Walter Shemwell
August 28, 1911 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#2Victor Boyd Shemwell Sr.
May 26, 1916 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

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 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 -
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherMary Mildred Long
June 9, 1937 (Age 42 years)

Marriage of a childJames Walter ShemwellElma Elien KoskiView this family
June 12, 1937 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherLewis Walter Boyd
September 6, 1937 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sonJames Walter Shemwell
October 3, 1938 (Age 43 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Walter Shemwell
April 17, 1942 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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. -
Adoption of a grandsonJames Walter Shemwell
October 2, 1947 (Age 52 years)
Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Note: Adoption: Born: Anthony Joseph Gofourth
Death November 21, 1949 (Age 54 years)
Last change June 13, 201917:06:00

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Lewis Walter Boyd
Birth: February 2, 1867Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 6, 1937Letcher, Kentucky, United States
Mamie Gertrude Boyd
Birth: December 29, 1894 27 19Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 21, 1949Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
4 years
younger sister
George Dewey Boyd
Birth: November 23, 1898 31 23Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1962Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States
Family with Harry Fountain Shemwell - View this family
Mamie Gertrude Boyd
Birth: December 29, 1894 27 19Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 21, 1949Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
James Walter Shemwell
Birth: August 28, 1911 22 16Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 3, 1938Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
5 years
Victor Boyd Shemwell Sr.
Birth: May 26, 1916 27 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 2010Orange City, Volusia, Florida, United States
Harry Fountain Shemwell + Sarah Lee Bryant - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: after 1950

Mamie Gertrude Boyd has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Harry Fountain Shemwell - Household

648 Cavalry Ave Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Harry FheadMW30MKYKYKYMachinistAuto Factory
Shemwell, MamiewifeFW24MKYKYKY
Shemwell, James WsonMW8SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Victor BsonMW3-7mSKYKYKY