The Shemwell Family

Clyde S ShemwellAge: 75 years19061982

Name
Clyde S Shemwell
Given names
Clyde S
Surname
Shemwell
Birth September 30, 1906 20 23
Birth of a sisterHelen Shemwell
1908 (Age 15 months)
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 February 17, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Mason Shemwell
May 9, 1925 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Suicide
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
MarriageSyble Juanita WilfredView this family
before 1934 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#1Edward Clifton Shemwell
November 16, 1934 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonEdward Clifton Shemwell
November 16, 1934 (Age 28 years)
Death of a wifeSyble Juanita Wilfred
July 5, 1935 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Suicide
Death of a motherEthel Otey Rousseau
August 9, 1936 (Age 29 years)

MarriageDolly L View this family
after 1936 (Age 29 years)

Census April 15, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJosephine “Josie” Gibbs
November 15, 1940 (Age 34 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
Death of a fatherClifton “Cliff” Shemwell
February 7, 1974 (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 May 27, 1982 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery
Last change October 29, 201716:16:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
2 years
younger sister
Family with Dolly L - View this family
himself
wife
Dolly L
Birth: January 19, 1909Kentucky, United States
Death: January 7, 1998Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1936
Family with Syble Juanita Wilfred - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1934
10 months
son
Edward Clifton Shemwell
Birth: November 16, 1934 28 23Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 16, 1934Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

Clyde S Shemwell has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Clifton “Cliff” Shemwell - Household

Paducah, McCracken, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeBirthplaceFather’s birthplaceMother’s birthplaceEnglishOccupationIndEmp
Clifton ShemwellheadM34KYKYKYFarmerTruck Farm
Ethel ShemwellwifeF36KYKYKY
Clyde ShemwellsonM13KYKYKY
Helen ShemwelldaughterF11KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clyde S Shemwell - Household

Paducah, McCracken, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeConditionBirthplaceOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVeteranWar?
Clyde ShemwellheadMW33MKYMgr. OwnerStock Barn
Dolly ShemwellwifeFW31MKY
Cliff ShemwellfatherMW54WdKYMgr. OwnerStock Barn
Helen Bohannonyounger sisterFW31DKYStenographerSili Conservation Office