The Shemwell Family

Mollie HalcombAge: 71 years19091981

Mollie Halcomb
Given names
Married name
Mollie Flowers
Birth August 14, 1909

MarriageBoyd Bagby FlowersView this family

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy L Flowers
September 25, 1929 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Ray Flowers
June 4, 1946 (Age 36 years)

Death of a sonRay Flowers
June 4, 1946 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1George Henry “Hank” Shemwell Jr.
April 27, 1954 (Age 44 years)
Death of a husbandBoyd Bagby Flowers
January 12, 1968 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 March 1, 1981 (Age 71 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Boyd Bagby Flowers - View this family
Boyd Bagby Flowers
Birth: April 29, 1908Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 1968Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Nancy L Flowers
Birth: September 25, 1929 21 20Adairville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 15, 2007Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
17 years

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