The Shemwell Family

Marguerite Elaine ShemwellAge: 79 years19061985

Name
Marguerite Elaine Shemwell
Given names
Marguerite Elaine
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Marguerite Elaine Killian
Birth February 15, 1906 43 26
Birth of a sisterBernice Lorraine Shemwell
1909 (Age 2 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell
April 20, 1911 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Harris Wade Shemwell
June 17, 1914 (Age 8 years)
Death of a fatherDr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell
January 10, 1915 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 10 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 11 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 8, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Elmer “Sonny” Killian Jr.
April 9, 1924 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2Marlin Perry Killian
March 13, 1927 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sonMarlin Perry Killian
September 1927 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3Carlton Wade Killian
August 12, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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 3, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sonCarlton Wade Killian
February 7, 1931 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#4John Carlos Killian
September 1, 1931 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5Joseph Holt Killian
July 22, 1933 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#6Noah Lynn Killian
July 20, 1938 (Age 32 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Virginia Lorraine Killian
April 3, 1945 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Gayle Ann Killian
1959 (Age 52 years)

Death of a motherLinnie Bell Ralls
December 19, 1968 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell
July 17, 1970 (Age 64 years)
Death of a daughterVirginia Lorraine Killian
November 28, 1970 (Age 64 years)
Cause: Car Wreck
Burial of a brotherJoseph Carlton “Joe” Shemwell
1970 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Keithville Cemetery
Death of a husbandJames Elmer Killian
November 7, 1973 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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
Death March 7, 1985 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Harmony Grove Cemetery
Last change July 12, 201714:22:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
herself
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
John Harris Wade Shemwell
Birth: June 17, 1914 51 34Sheridan, Grant, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 13, 1987Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Father’s family with Lela Bell Hancock - View this family
father
step-mother
Lela Bell Hancock
Birth: October 12, 1872 29 25Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1954Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1895
4 years
half-sister
Family with James Elmer Killian - View this family
husband
herself
son
James Elmer “Sonny” Killian Jr.
Birth: April 9, 1924 20 18Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States
Death: September 25, 1989San Leon, Galveston, Texas, United States
3 years
son
Marlin Perry Killian
Birth: March 13, 1927 23 21Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 1927Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
2 years
son
Carlton Wade Killian
Birth: August 12, 1929 26 23Arkansas, United States
Death: February 7, 1931Arkansas, United States
2 years
son
John Carlos Killian
Birth: September 1, 1931 28 25McCamey, Upton, Texas, United States
Death: March 28, 1999Aurora, Adams, Colorado, United States
23 months
son
Joseph Holt Killian
Birth: July 22, 1933 29 27Gregg, Texas, United States
Death: December 7, 2013Aubrey, Denton, Texas, United States
son
Private
son
Noah Lynn Killian
Birth: July 20, 1938 34 32Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 20, 1996
son
Private
daughter
Virginia Lorraine Killian
Birth: April 3, 1945 41 39Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 28, 1970Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States

Marguerite Elaine Shemwell has 8 first cousins recorded