The Shemwell Family

Kenneth “Kennie” SlaughterAge: 79 years18951974

Kenneth “Kennie” Slaughter
Given names
Birth January 30, 1895 41 41
Birth of a sisterLora Slaughter
June 30, 1896 (Age 17 months)
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 -
Census June 20, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 19, 1920 (Age 24 years)
MarriageSarah Mae “Sadie” BramlettView this family
September 4, 1920 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Charles Albert Slaughter
April 17, 1921 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Riley Slaughter
December 13, 1928 (Age 33 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 5, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherSarah Margaret McMillan
February 3, 1934 (Age 39 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Howard Slaughter
December 27, 1937 (Age 42 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a brotherDuncan Eve Slaughter
March 2, 1946 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Suicide- shot himself in the head
Note: Looks like he shot his wife Willie in the abdomen (she died a few days later) then committed suicide.
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 sisterMinnie Lee Slaughter
April 18, 1958 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sisterNell Edith “Nellie” Slaughter
1961 (Age 65 years)

Death of a sisterMabel Slaughter
March 3, 1963 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterOllie Slaughter
1971 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterLora Slaughter
1973 (Age 77 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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 October 13, 1974 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Chattanooga National Cemetery
Last change November 29, 201809:08:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 6, 1882Houston, Tennessee, United States
23 months
elder sister
15 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Mabel Slaughter
Birth: October 31, 1887 34 34Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 3, 1963Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
elder sister
Minnie Lee Slaughter
Birth: June 17, 1890 37 37Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1958Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
17 months
younger sister
Lora Slaughter
Birth: June 30, 1896 43 43Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1973
Family with Sarah Mae “Sadie” Bramlett - View this family
Sarah Mae “Sadie” Bramlett
Birth: January 15, 1897 20 17Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 15, 1986Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: September 4, 1920Houston, Tennessee, United States
7 months
Charles Albert Slaughter
Birth: April 17, 1921 26 24Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 11, 1989Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
8 years
William Riley Slaughter
Birth: December 13, 1928 33 31Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 13, 2013Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

Kenneth “Kennie” Slaughter has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (43)

Parents James Henry Pulley + Mary Jane McMillan
1Elizabeth Pulley18691880
4Mary Ann Pulley18731893
5John Henry Pulley18761891
7Lida Mae Pulley18801880
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 James Lawrence “Jim” McMillan + Mary Alice Connell
1John Paul McMillan18891972
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
MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William H Slaughter - Household

Houston, Tennessee

Slaughter, William HheadWMFeb185347M19TNTNTNHouse Carpenter
Slaughter, Sarah MwifeWFFeb185347M1977TNTNTN
Slaughter, OlliedaughterWFFeb188317STNTNTN
Slaughter, NelliedaughterWFMay188515STNTNTN
Slaughter, MabeldaughterWFOct188712STNTNTN
Slaughter, MinniedaughterWFJun18909STNTNTN
Slaughter, DuncansonWMSep18927STNTNTN
Slaughter, KenneysonWMJan18955STNTNTN
Slaughter, LoradaughterWFJun18962STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William H. Slaughter - Household

Dist. 4 Houston, Tennessee, USA

William H. SlaughterHeadMW57M28--TNTNTNCooper
Sarah Margaret SlaughterwifeFW57M2866TNTNTN
Ollie SlaughterdaughterFW26S---TNTNTN
Mabel SlaughterdaughterFW22S---TNTNTN
Bennie SlaughterdaughterFW18S---TNTNTN
Duncan SlaughtersonMW17S---TNTNTNJoiner Stave mill
Kenny SlaughtersonMW15S---TNTNTNLaborer Stave mill
Lola SlaughterdaughterFW12S---TNTNTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 56

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William H Slaughter - Household

Wilcox Road Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Slaughter, W HheadMW66MTNTNTNLaborerPublic Works
Slaughter, SarahwifeFW66MTNTNTN
Slaughter, KennysonMW24STNTNTNCooperFlower Mill
Slaughter, LoradaughterFW23STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Riley Bramlett - Household

2108 Foust Street Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee

Bramlett, John RheadMW53M21TNTNTNStore KeeperGrocery Store
Murphy, Edna EwifeFW51M18TNNYTN
Slaughter, Kenneyson in lawMW37M27TNTNTNLaborerFurn Mfg.
Slaughter, Sarah MdaughterFW33M22TNTNTN
Slaughter, Charlies A(grand)sonMW9STNTNTN
Slaughter, William R(grand)sonMW1STNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Kenneth “Kenny” Slaughter - Household

1612 East Thirteenth Street Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee

Slaughter, KennieheadMW45MTNSame PlaceCooperLumber
Slaughter, SadieXwifeFW43MTNSame Place
Slaughter, CharlessonMW18MTNSame PlaceTimekeeperBox & Lumber
Slaughter, WilliamsonMW11STN