The Shemwell Family

Lida HigginsAge: 63 years18791943

Name
Lida Higgins
Given names
Lida
Surname
Higgins
Married name
Lida Shemwell
Married name
Lida Pifer
Birth July 14, 1879 27 22
Birth of a sisterEmma H Higgins
February 20, 1887 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherEmmett Higgins
1890 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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
MarriageCharles Emmet ShemwellView this family
about December 6, 1899 (Age 20 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Pearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
September 22, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Elmer Shemwell
August 25, 1902 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Lawrence Shemwell
August 7, 1904 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4Loyce Alpha Shemwell
December 17, 1908 (Age 29 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Earl Baker Shemwell
January 1, 1912 (Age 32 years)
Marriage of a childRomie Derrell BoleyPearl “Pearlie” ShemwellView this family
January 15, 1915 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 grandson
#1Romie Derrell Boley
June 28, 1918 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 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 38 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 2, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Gracie Nell Boley
June 4, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childLawrence ShemwellJettye Irene MalloryView this family
1923 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childLoyce Alpha ShemwellElbera A CaseyView this family
estimated 1925 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Clarence Loyce Shemwell
December 4, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 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
Marriage of a childEarl Baker ShemwellDella Caroline SoulliereView this family
October 8, 1931 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Earl Fredrick Shemwell
June 2, 1932 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childLoyce Alpha ShemwellGladys Pauline WoodisView this family
November 24, 1932 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sonElmer Shemwell
July 23, 1934 (Age 55 years)
Burial of a sonElmer Shemwell
1934 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Death of a fatherJasper Frank Higgins
1935 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5Loyce Alpha Shemwell Jr.
April 1936 (Age 56 years)
Death of a grandsonLoyce Alpha Shemwell Jr.
May 7, 1936 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Bobbie Woodis Shemwell
January 24, 1938 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Bettie Ann Shemwell
September 26, 1939 (Age 60 years)
Death of a motherAnna Kiza “Coon” Roe
1939 (Age 59 years)

Death of a granddaughterBettie Ann Shemwell
March 28, 1940 (Age 60 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Donald Joseph Shemwell
March 8, 1941 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Paul Dean Shemwell
May 25, 1942 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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
Death June 30, 1943 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cedar Grove Cemetery
Last change September 6, 201713:35:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: about December 6, 1899Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
daughter
Pearl “Pearlie” Shemwell
Birth: September 22, 1900 26 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
son
Elmer Shemwell
Birth: August 25, 1902 28 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1934Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
son
Lawrence Shemwell
Birth: August 7, 1904 30 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1953Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
son
3 years
son
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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Charles Emmet Shemwell - Household

Dist. 2 Todd, Kentucky, USA

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Charles Emmet ShemwellHeadWMJun 187425M0--KYMOKYFarmer
Lydia ShemwellwifeWFJul 187920M000KYKYKY
Clarence HigginsBoarderWMMar 188515S---KYKYKYFarm laborer

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles Emmet Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustry
Chas E ShemwellheadMW35M10--KYMOKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Lyda ShemwellwifeFW29M1044KYKYKY
Pearlie ShemwelldaughterFW9S---KYKYKY
Elmer ShemwellsonMW7S---KYKYKY
Lawrence ShemwellsonMW5S---KYKYKY
Lois ShemwellsonMW2S---KYKYKY
Emmett Higginsbrother-in-lawMW20S---KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Sy ShemwellcousinMW22S---KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Emmet Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, EmmettheadMW45MKYMOKYFarmerGen farm
Shemwell, LidawifeFW39MKYKYKY
Shemwell, ElmersonMW17SKYKYKY
Shemwell, LawrencesonMW15SKYKYKY
Shemwell, LoycesonMW12SKYKYKY
Shemwell, EarlsonMW8SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lida Pifer - Household

1230 Cherry Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Pifer, LidaheadFW60WdKYSame placePress operatorlaundry
Shemwell, EarlsonMW26MMISame placeElectricianAutomotive factory
Shemwell, EarlgrandsonMW7SMISame place
McDonald, JohnlodgerMW41DPNSame placeSteel workSteel Mill