The Shemwell Family

Sarah Elizabeth ArmstrongAge: 72 years18811954

Sarah Elizabeth Armstrong
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth Myers
Birth November 14, 1881
MarriageWilliam Neely MyersView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a daughter
#1Amanda Dorinda Myers
March 24, 1912 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#1Billy Neal Wright
June 19, 1939 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Betty Sue Wright
March 7, 1941 (Age 59 years)
Death of a grandsonBilly Neal Wright
June 28, 1941 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 68 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 husbandWilliam Neely Myers
April 29, 1954 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 64 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 May 21, 1954 (Age 72 years)
Family with William Neely Myers - View this family
William Neely Myers
Birth: February 24, 1885Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1954Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Sarah Elizabeth Armstrong
Birth: November 14, 1881Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 21, 1954Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Amanda Dorinda Myers
Birth: March 24, 1912 27 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 7, 1960Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

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