The Shemwell Family

Margaret Evelyn ShemwellAge: 50 years19271978

Name
Margaret Evelyn Shemwell
Given names
Margaret Evelyn
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Margaret Evelyn Maxwell
Birth October 11, 1927 34 25
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 months)

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 1, 1930 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherJames Calvin Shemwell
January 11, 1936 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAddie Lucy Clary
1936 (Age 8 years)

Census April 1, 1940 (Age 12 years)
Address: Dist. 2
Death of a sisterJoyce L Shemwell
1944 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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 22 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 paternal grandfatherJames Thomas “Bud” Shemwell
February 13, 1958 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 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 July 19, 1978 (Age 50 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201613:31:22

by: Barry Shemwell