The Shemwell Family

William Berry “Bill” NashAge: 85 years19292014

William Berry “Bill” Nash
Given names
William Berry
Birth January 8, 1929 32 32
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 months)

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 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Betty Nash
June 19, 1933 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherRaymond Franklin “Buster” Nash Sr.
April 24, 1934 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJudith “Jude” McMillan
December 20, 1936 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSallie Lenora Alexander
January 15, 1940 (Age 11 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 12 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 maternal grandfatherWilliam Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
September 24, 1953 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 20 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 paternal grandfatherWilliam B Nash
July 16, 1961 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 16 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 fatherJames Herbert Nash
April 1, 1978 (Age 49 years)

Death of a motherEllie A Shemwell
July 17, 1982 (Age 53 years)

Death of a brotherHerbert Marion “Son” Nash
October 31, 1995 (Age 66 years)

Death of a brotherLeslie Rudolph Nash
October 2, 2002 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterArthuretta “Sissy” Nash
March 31, 2005 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterMary Betty Nash
June 13, 2012 (Age 83 years)
Address: Rosewood Care Center
Burial of a sisterMary Betty Nash
June 16, 2012 (Age 83 years)
Cemetery: Sunset Hill Memorial Estates
Death April 21, 2014 (Age 85 years)

Last change February 16, 201811:04:13

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 17, 1916Houston, Tennessee, United States
17 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Leslie Rudolph Nash
Birth: August 2, 1921 24 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 2, 2002Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
Arthuretta “Sissy” Nash
Birth: December 10, 1924 28 28Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 31, 2005St. Louis, Missouri, United States
4 years
William Berry “Bill” Nash
Birth: January 8, 1929 32 32Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
Death: April 21, 2014
4 years
younger sister
Mary Betty Nash
Birth: June 19, 1933 36 37Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 13, 2012Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States
10 months
younger brother
Raymond Franklin “Buster” Nash Sr.
Birth: April 24, 1934 37 38Elk Creek, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 20, 2015Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States

William Berry “Bill” Nash has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Herbert Nash - Household

Washington Ave. Granite City, Madison, Illinois, USA

Hurbert NashheadMW33M19TNTNTNAirmanSteel factory
Elsie ShemwellwifeFW33M19TNTNTN
Marion NashsonMW12S-TNTNTN
Leslie NashsonMW8S-TNTNTN
Patsy NashdaughterFW4S-TNTNTN
William B NashsonMW8mS-TNTNTN