The Shemwell Family

Dolly L Age: 88 years19091998

Name
Dolly L
Given names
Dolly L
Married name
Dolly L Shemwell
Birth January 19, 1909
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
MarriageClyde S ShemwellView this family
after 1936 (Age 26 years)

Census April 15, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 of a husbandClyde S Shemwell
May 27, 1982 (Age 73 years)
Death January 7, 1998 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery
Last change July 1, 201612:51:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Clyde S Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Dolly L
Birth: January 19, 1909Kentucky, United States
Death: January 7, 1998Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1936
Clyde S Shemwell + Syble Juanita Wilfred - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: before 1934
10 months
step-son
Edward Clifton Shemwell
Birth: November 16, 1934 28 23Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 16, 1934Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

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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