The Shemwell Family

Jean MeltonAge: 85 years19272012

Jean Melton
Given names
Married name
Jean Pagragan
Birth March 5, 1927 20 24

Death of a paternal grandmotherMary A Clark
January 12, 1929 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherLeonard Martin Melton
June 18, 1948 (Age 21 years)
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 -
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. -
Death of a fatherJoseph Blanford Melton
August 20, 1983 (Age 56 years)
Death of a motherLela Erma Gish
January 4, 1996 (Age 68 years)
Death of a husbandFrancis Pagragan
December 30, 2003 (Age 76 years)

Death October 10, 2012 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery: Saint Louis Cemetery
Last change February 14, 201918:09:13

by: Barry Shemwell