The Shemwell Family

Billy Gene ShemwellAge: 73 years19211995

Billy Gene Shemwell
Given names
Billy Gene
Birth October 27, 1921 26 20
Military service
USCG/Machinist Mate-USS Hunter Leget

Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Logan Finnell
March 7, 1923 (Age 16 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherRev. James Martin “Jim” Shemwell
May 1, 1936 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNannie Cherry
February 26, 1938 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Breast Cancer
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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 paternal grandfatherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
July 20, 1947 (Age 25 years)
Cause: Coronary occlusion-tuberculosis
1952 (Age 30 years)
1952 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMittie Susan Epperly
January 4, 1963 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherBishop Wilson Shemwell
March 22, 1972 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 of a motherGussie Lee Finnell
November 16, 1983 (Age 62 years)
Death February 14, 1995 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Riverview Cemetery
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Bishop Wilson Shemwell
Birth: November 8, 1894 25 19Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 22, 1972Boone, Missouri, United States
Gussie Lee Finnell
Birth: June 5, 1901 30 29Clifton Hill, Randolph, Missouri, United States
Death: November 16, 1983Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
Marriage: August 21, 1920Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
14 months
Billy Gene Shemwell
Birth: October 27, 1921 26 20Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Death: February 14, 1995Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
15 years
younger brother
Rev. James Martin “Jim” Shemwell
Birth: May 1, 1936 41 34Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 13, 2016Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States
Family with Clarice Marguerite Walker - View this family
Billy Gene Shemwell
Birth: October 27, 1921 26 20Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Death: February 14, 1995Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
Clarice Marguerite Walker
Birth: July 8, 1922Green Township, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: September 10, 2018Jefferson, Missouri, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Bishop Wilson Shemwell - Household

1618 Windsor Street Columbia, Boone, Missouri

Shemwell, Bishop WheadMW35M26TNTNTNDruggistDrug Store
Shemwell, GussiewifeFW28M19MOMOMO
Shemwell, BilliesonMW8SMOTNMO
Finnell, Minnie Smother in lawFW58WdMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Bishop Wilson Shemwell - Household

114 Aldeah Columbia, Boone, Missouri

Shemwell, Bishop WheadMW46MTNRHowardMOPharmacistDrug Store
Shemwell, Gussie LXwifeFW38MMORHowardMO
Shemwell, Billy GsonMW18SMORHowardMOLaborerLumber Co.
Shemwell, James MsonMW3SMO
Finnel, Mittie Smother in lawFW68WdMORHowardMO