The Shemwell Family

Barney S ShamwellAge: 49 years19051955

Barney S Shamwell
Given names
Barney S
Birth June 21, 1905 37 39
Birth of a sisterGrace May Shamwell
1909 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas “Tom” Shamwell
October 23, 1909 (Age 4 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
Census March 18, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mattie Frances Shamwell
about 1926 (Age 20 years)
MarriageMyrtle Maybelle ShyerView this family
September 29, 1928 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 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 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert Leslie Shamwell
October 24, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Dewey Lee Shamwell
September 17, 1937 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonDewey Lee Shamwell
November 25, 1939 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Isaac Shamwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 48 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 49 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 25, 1955 (Age 49 years)
Last change July 7, 202013:55:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: August 30, 1896Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
23 months
5 years
younger sister
10 months
younger brother
Father’s family with Rebecca Kennedy - View this family
Marriage: November 11, 1888Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
Family with Myrtle Maybelle Shyer - 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
Private + Myrtle Maybelle Shyer - View this family
wife’s husband

Barney S Shamwell has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Stamper Chapel Rd. Dist. 3 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Henry I ShemwellheadMW42M13--KYTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lizza A ShemwellwifeFW44M1355TNTNTN
Eva L ShemwelldaughterFW11S---TNKYTN
Henry E ShemwellsonMW8S---KYKYTN
Barney E ShemwellsonMW5S---KYKYTN
Gracie M ShemwelldaughterFW2S---TNKYTN
Baby ShemwellsonMW5mS---TNKYTN

Notes: Indicates 2nd marriage, Lizza 1st

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry Isaac Shemwell - Household

Long Hallow, Trigg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, HenryheadMW52MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, ElizawifeFW54MTNTNTN
Shemwell, ElmersonMW16SKYKYTNLaborer farmHome farm
Shemwell, BarneysonMW14SKYKYTNLaborer farmHome farm
Shemwell, GraciedaughterFW12MTNKYTN
Shemwell, TommiesonMW10MTNKYTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Barney S Shemwell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

Shemwell, Barney SheadMW25M23KYKYTNFarmerGeneral farm
Shemwell, Myrtle MwifeFW24M22TNKYKY