The Shemwell Family

Myrtle Maybelle ShyerAge: 59 years19071966

Myrtle Maybelle Shyer
Given names
Myrtle Maybelle
Married name
Myrtle Maybelle Ragland
Married name
Myrtle Maybelle Shamwell
Birth about 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 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 10 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mattie Frances Shamwell
about 1926 (Age 19 years)
MarriageBarney S ShamwellView this family
September 29, 1928 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert Leslie Shamwell
October 24, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Dewey Lee Shamwell
September 17, 1937 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sonDewey Lee Shamwell
November 25, 1939 (Age 32 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
Marriage of a childRobert Leslie ShamwellDaisy Mae ShemwellView this family
December 28, 1953 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Dewey Lee Shamwell
October 28, 1954 (Age 47 years)

Death of a husbandBarney S Shamwell
February 25, 1955 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Teresea Dee Shamwell
December 5, 1955 (Age 48 years)

Death of a grandsonDewey Lee Shamwell
March 24, 1956 (Age 49 years)
Death of a granddaughterTeresea Dee Shamwell
March 24, 1956 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sonRobert Leslie Shamwell
March 24, 1956 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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 February 10, 1966 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Eastern Cemetery
Last change June 28, 202014:59:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Barney S Shamwell - View this family
Marriage: September 29, 1928Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
-21 months
Mattie Frances Shamwell
Birth: about 1926 20 19Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 27, 1976Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
5 years
7 years
Dewey Lee Shamwell
Birth: September 17, 1937 32 30Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 25, 1939Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Barney S Shemwell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

Shemwell, Barney SheadMW25M23KYKYTNFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, Myrtle MwifeFW24M22TNKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Myrtle Skyer - Household

Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee

Shemwell, MyrtleheadFW34DTNsame place
Shemwell, Mattie FdaughterFW14STNsame place
Shemwell, Robert LesliesonMW9STNsame place