The Shemwell Family

Charles Merton “Charlie” McMillanAge: 82 years19001982

Name
Charles Merton “Charlie” McMillan
Given names
Charles Merton
Surname
McMillan
Nickname
Charlie
Birth February 4, 1900 36 28
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 4 months)
Birth of a sisterLois Darling McMillan
June 9, 1903 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
September 8, 1907 (Age 7 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Address: Arlington Rd.
Birth of a brotherHarry Vernon McMillan
April 25, 1911 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherRandle Maurice McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 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 17 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterAnnie Alice McMillan
1923 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Laurence Merton McMillan
January 18, 1925 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Franklin Connell
August 14, 1925 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#2Arthur Franklin McMillan
May 24, 1926 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherHarry Vernon McMillan
December 20, 1927 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Pneumonia - Typhoid Fever
Death of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
March 4, 1928 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3Alexander Bruce McMillan
February 10, 1929 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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 8, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherJames Leo Frank McMillan
July 10, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Cause: Auto accident
Birth of a daughter
#4Kathryn Ann McMillan
August 16, 1931 (Age 31 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherJames Lawrence “Jim” McMillan
November 20, 1943 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 48 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Ann Shemwell
November 19, 1951 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 sisterEula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
1959 (Age 58 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Connell
November 30, 1959 (Age 59 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Paul McMillan
April 27, 1972 (Age 72 years)
Address: Trinity Hospital
Burial of a brotherJohn Paul McMillan
April 30, 1972 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Death of a sisterLois Darling McMillan
March 1975 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 of a sonLaurence Merton McMillan
May 1981 (Age 81 years)
Death November 4, 1982 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Erin Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change March 4, 202013:13:45

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: May 24, 1888Houston, Tennessee, United States
13 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
13 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Eula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
Birth: February 1896 32 24Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1959Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Sallie Irene McMillan
Birth: September 8, 1907 44 36Tennessee, United States
Death: March 4, 1928Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
Harry Vernon McMillan
Birth: April 25, 1911 47 39Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1927Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
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
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himself
wife
son
Laurence Merton McMillan
Birth: January 18, 1925 24 22Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 1981Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
16 months
son
Arthur Franklin McMillan
Birth: May 24, 1926 26 23Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 11, 1995Riverside, California, United States
3 years
son
Alexander Bruce McMillan
Birth: February 10, 1929 29 26Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 9, 2006Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
daughter
Kathryn Ann McMillan
Birth: August 16, 1931 31 28Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 30, 2019Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States
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Charles Merton “Charlie” McMillan has 43 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 - James Lawrence McMillan - Household

Tenn Ridge Rd., Dist. 4 Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?Occupation
James Lawrence McMillanHeadMW51MTNTNTNFarmer
Mary Alice McMillanwifeFW48MTNTNTNNone
Lerline McMillandaughterFW23STNTNTNNone
Charles Merton McMillansonMW19STNTNTNNone
Lois McMillandaughterFW16STNTNTNNone
Irene McMillandaughterFW12STNTNTNNone
Harry McMillansonMW8STNTNTNNone
Mineola McMillandaughterFW6STNTNTNNone
Maurice McMillansonMW6STNTNTNNone
Leo McMillansonMW26MTNTNTNNone
Florence (unknown)daughter-in-lawFW19MTNTNTNNone

Notes: Enum Dist. 66 - See page 2 in Media

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charlie Merton McMillan - Household

Midway Road Erin, Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
McMillan, Charlie MheadMW30M24TNTNTNLaborerGeneral Farm
McMillan, ElsiewifeFW27M21TNKYTN
McMillan, Lawrence MsonMW5STNTNTN
McMillan, Arthur FsonMW3STNTNTN
McMillan, Alexander BsonMW1STNTNTN