The Shemwell Family

Harry Lindsey AreyAge: 67 years19001968

Name
Harry Lindsey Arey
Given names
Harry Lindsey
Surname
Arey
Birth November 11, 1900 44 42
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Ann “Anna” Smith
November 26, 1903 (Age 3 years)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 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 17 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 12, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherDougal Lindsay Arey
March 20, 1922 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Stroke
MarriageWreatha M WrightView this family
August 14, 1923 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 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
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 29 years)
MarriageLara Grace KluttzView this family
after 1930 (Age 29 years)

Death of a brotherErnest Cass Arey
June 20, 1934 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherNancy Lugenia “Nannie” Shemwell
October 15, 1939 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterLottie Coleman Arey
June 22, 1941 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 brotherWilliam Burton “Little Bert” Arey
March 19, 1950 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 brotherKerr Craige Arey
February 20, 1958 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 April 9, 1968 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Last change January 5, 201610:33:44

by: Barry Shemwell