The Shemwell Family

David Roland Shemwell Sr.Age: 72 years19231995

David Roland Shemwell Sr.
Given names
David Roland
Name suffix
Birth February 2, 1923 21 20
Death of a paternal grandfatherRev. Roland W Shemwell
August 24, 1926 (Age 3 years)
Cause: Diabetes
Birth of a brotherDonald Lee Shemwell
September 15, 1929 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 6 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census 1930 (Age 6 years)
Address: Twnship
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 26 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 paternal grandmotherHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 1, 1960 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Heart Disease
Death of a fatherGranbury Dabney “Uncle Dow” Shemwell
August 1971 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 22 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 June 16, 1995 (Age 72 years)
Last change March 15, 201713:38:15

by: Barry Shemwell