The Shemwell Family

Joseph Lawrence MillerAge: 65 years19051970

Name
Joseph Lawrence Miller
Given names
Joseph Lawrence
Surname
Miller
Birth 1905 25 24
MarriageMorna Louise MoserView this family
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Census April 23, 1910 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam H Miller
November 18, 1915 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 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 13 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 7, 1920 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 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
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Ernest Miller
January 23, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Janet Kay Miller
December 28, 1937 (Age 32 years)
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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
Death of a sonJoseph Ernest Miller
August 13, 1950 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 45 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 fatherJoseph Nathaniel Miller
April 1960 (Age 55 years)

Death of a motherWinnie Esther Walker
1961 (Age 56 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 1970 (Age 65 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery
Last change April 2, 201816:01:30

by: Barry Shemwell