The Shemwell Family

Marcus Delumuel ShemwellAge: 81 years18841965

Name
Marcus Delumuel Shemwell
Given names
Marcus Delumuel
Surname
Shemwell
Birth January 16, 1884 27
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane Tomerlin
January 12, 1885 (Age 11 months)
Marriage of a parentJohn William ShemwellNannie B HellsbyView this family
December 3, 1893 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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 paternal grandfatherWilliam Henry Shemwell
May 14, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherSusan Florence O'Neal
before 1904 (Age 19 years)

Religious marriageLaura Emily “Emma” BlackwellView this family
April 6, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Thomas O Shemwell
September 20, 1905 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sonThomas O Shemwell
February 1, 1906 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Laura Mabel Shemwell
June 22, 1907 (Age 23 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3Marcus D Shemwell
August 22, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Occupation
Coal Miner
1910 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#4George William Shemwell
May 8, 1912 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonGeorge William Shemwell
August 15, 1913 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Tuberculous
Birth of a daughter
#5Vera Orine Shemwell
June 10, 1914 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 son
#6Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
January 13, 1917 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherJohn William Shemwell
December 8, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Raymond Woodson Penrod
September 20, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 32 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 33 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 14, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#7James E Shemwell
June 9, 1921 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sonJames E Shemwell
September 6, 1922 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Robert Clinton Penrod
March 13, 1923 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Margaret E Shemwell
August 10, 1923 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Virgie Eugene Penrod
January 2, 1927 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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 1, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Phineas Elwood “Bill Joe” Penrod
August 23, 1933 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Shelby Lee Penrod
April 11, 1936 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Darrell Ray Penrod
July 28, 1937 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Shirley Ann Penrod
April 19, 1938 (Age 54 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Margaret Joyce “Jan” Penrod
August 11, 1940 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Geraldean Penrod
October 31, 1941 (Age 57 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Coy Hugh Penrod
April 22, 1943 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Judy K Penrod
November 3, 1944 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Brenda Lois Penrod
December 8, 1946 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Gayla Penrod Penrod
April 10, 1948 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Anthony “Tony” Shemwell
September 22, 1953 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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 wifeLaura Emily “Emma” Blackwell
November 21, 1965 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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
SSI Claim

Death December 14, 1965 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Jackson Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 21, 1882Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
20 months
himself
Father’s family with Nannie B Hellsby - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 3, 1893Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Laura Emily “Emma” Blackwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 6, 1904Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
17 months
son
Thomas O Shemwell
Birth: September 20, 1905 21 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 1, 1906Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
daughter
3 years
son
Marcus D Shemwell
Birth: August 22, 1910 26 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 29, 1992Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
son
George William Shemwell
Birth: May 8, 1912 28 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 15, 1913Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
Birth: January 13, 1917 32 31Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1980Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
son
James E Shemwell
Birth: June 9, 1921 37 35Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 6, 1922Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
Margaret E Shemwell
Birth: August 10, 1923 39 37Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 2000Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Marcus Delumuel Shemwell has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel A Shemwell - Household

Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, USA

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
S ShemwellheadWMMay 187129M1--KYKYKYFarmer
Mary ShemwellwifeWFSep 187326M111KYTNTN
Clarice D ShemwelldaughterWFSep 18998mS---KYKYKY
Pairlee Shemwellelder sisterWFDec 186732S---KYKYKY
Mattie Shemwellyounger sisterWFMar 187426S---KYKYKY
Emma Blackwellsister in lawWFSep 187514S---KYTNTN
Marcus ShemwellnephewWMJan 187416S---KYKYKYFarmer

Notes: Year on census is incorrect for Emma & Marcus

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D Shemwell - Household

Drakesboro & Beeck Creek Rd. Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Shemwell, Marcus DheadMW26M6KYKYKYMinerCoal Mine
Shemwell, L EmilywifeFW24M621KYTNTN
Shemwell, ThomassonMW4SKYKYKY
Blackwell, DelmerneiceFW7SKYKYKY

Next door to Aunt Mattie - Thomas is a mistake, it must be Mabel.

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D Shemwell - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, MarcusheadMW37MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Shemwell, EmilywifeFW35MKYKYKY
Shemwell, MabeldaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Marcus DsonMW10SKYKYKY
Shemwell, VeradaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, AaronsonMW3-3mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D. Shemwell - Household

Dist. 2 Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Marcus D. ShemwellheadMW46M20KYKYKYMinerCoal mine
Laura Emily BlackwellwifeFW44M18KYTNTN
Vera Orine ShemwelldaughterFW15S-KYKYKY
Clarence A. ShemwellsonMW13S-KYKYKY
Margaret E. ShemwelldaughterFW6S-KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Marcus D Shemwell - Household

Unincorporated mining camp Muhlenberg, KY

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, MarcusheadMW56MKYSame PlaceConstructionW.P.A.
Shemwell, EmilywifeFW54MKYSame Place
Shemwell, AaronsonMW23SKYSame PlaceMinerCoal Mine
Shemwell, MargarettedaughterFW16SKYSame Place