The Shemwell Family

Lura Amanda HewellAge: 69 years18811951

Lura Amanda Hewell
Given names
Lura Amanda
Married name
Lura Amanda Anderson
Birth August 25, 1881 39 28
Birth of a brotherOscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
December 3, 1882 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a brotherRobert Emmett Hewell
July 21, 1886 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Daniel “Broddie” Moss
March 31, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Moss
June 25, 1894 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 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 -
Death of a fatherEdward Boyd Hewell
April 23, 1900 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmanda Malvina Cole
July 12, 1903 (Age 21 years)
MarriageJesse Buford AndersonView this family
December 27, 1905 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Edward Buford Anderson
November 4, 1906 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Elizabeth Anderson
May 23, 1912 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Katherine Bell Anderson
August 10, 1913 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4Frank King Anderson
October 28, 1914 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5Robert Hewell Anderson
July 11, 1916 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#6William Gordon Anderson
October 21, 1918 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherOscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
November 22, 1930 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Jerry King Conrad
February 22, 1943 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 brotherThomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
September 28, 1945 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 68 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 64 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 March 13, 1951 (Age 69 years)
Cause of death: Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland
Cemetery: Rosedale Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 28, 1879Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
14 months
elder brother
Thomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
Birth: March 31, 1880 37 27Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 28, 1945Trigg, Kentucky, United States
17 months
15 months
younger brother
Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
Birth: December 3, 1882 40 29Kentucky, United States
Death: November 22, 1930Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Robert Emmett Hewell
Birth: July 21, 1886 44 33Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 1977Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Family with Jesse Buford Anderson - View this family
Marriage: December 27, 1905Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Edward Buford Anderson
Birth: November 4, 1906 29 25Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1955Christian, Kentucky, United States
6 years
Mary Elizabeth Anderson
Birth: May 23, 1912 35 30Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 2007Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky, United States
15 months
Katherine Bell Anderson
Birth: August 10, 1913 36 31Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1971Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
Frank King Anderson
Birth: October 28, 1914 37 33Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 22, 2004Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
Robert Hewell Anderson
Birth: July 11, 1916 39 34Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1974Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
William Gordon Anderson
Birth: October 21, 1918 41 37Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 1, 2005Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Lura Amanda Hewell has 7 first cousins recorded