The Shemwell Family

Oscar Edward “Sonny” HewellAge: 47 years18821930

Name
Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
Given names
Oscar Edward
Surname
Hewell
Nickname
Sonny
Birth December 3, 1882 40 29
MarriageVerna Louise SouthallView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherRobert Emmett Hewell
July 21, 1886 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Daniel “Broddie” Moss
March 31, 1890 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Moss
June 25, 1894 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a fatherEdward Boyd Hewell
April 23, 1900 (Age 17 years)
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmanda Malvina Cole
July 12, 1903 (Age 20 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a daughter
#1Evelyn Southall Hewell
June 29, 1918 (Age 35 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 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 35 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 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 47 years)
Death November 22, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change December 11, 201708:36:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
elder sister
15 months
himself
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 Verna Louise Southall - View this family
himself
Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
Birth: December 3, 1882 40 29Kentucky, United States
Death: November 22, 1930Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage:
daughter
Evelyn Southall Hewell
Birth: June 29, 1918 35 34Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 8, 2005Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell has 7 first cousins recorded

MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Lula Amanda Moss - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Hewell, Lula AheadWFJul185940Wd43TNNCNCFarmer
Hewell, CordeliadaughterWFJan188119STNTNTN
Hewell, AlfredsonWMJun188415STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Hewell, WilliamsonWMJun188712STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Hewell, ThomasheadWMMar188020STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Hewell, OscarheadWMDec188316STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Hewell, EdwardheadWMJun?188514STNTNTNFarm Laborer
Cook, HenrynephewWMJan187723SKYVATNFarm Manager

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mary Elizabeth Hewell - Household

Palmyra Road Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Harlow, BrendaheadFW38Wd
Harlow, George WsonMW14S
Hoffman, Eliza MmotherFW72WD
Campbell, Mary HboarderFW63WdTNVAKY
Hewell, Oscar EboarderMW27STNTNKYSalesmanDry goods store
Hewell, W AboarderMW23SKYKYVASalesmanShoe Store

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell - Household

127 Alumnia Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hewell, Oscar EheadMW44MTNTNTNSalesmanMens clothing
Hewell, Verna SwifeFW43MKYKYKY
Hewell, Evelyn SdaughterFW11SKYTNKY