The Shemwell Family

Dr. Frank Allen ShemwellAge: 81 years19242006

Name
Dr. Frank Allen Shemwell
Name prefix
Dr.
Given names
Frank Allen
Surname
Shemwell
Birth December 22, 1924 40 27
Occupation
Medical Doctor,

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 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 10, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJosephine “Josie” Hibbs
July 14, 1939 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 fatherDr. Allen Henry Shemwell
February 12, 1952 (Age 27 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn William Kelton
September 22, 1952 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 of a motherLillie Pearl “Lil” Kelton
September 28, 1981 (Age 56 years)
Death of a wifeMary Castro
September 15, 2002 (Age 77 years)
Death July 24, 2006 (Age 81 years)
Burial July 29, 2006 (5 days after death)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Last change December 30, 201714:01:31

by: Barry Shemwell