The Shemwell Family

Grace Moffat StuartAge: 83 years19101993

Name
Grace Moffat Stuart
Given names
Grace Moffat
Surname
Stuart
Married name
Grace Moffat Parran
Birth May 31, 1910

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 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 7 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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
MarriageWilliam Shemwell ParranView this family
February 3, 1937 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Rebecca Shemwell “Becky” Parran
November 1, 1938 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2Charles Somerset Parran
July 29, 1942 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 husbandWilliam Shemwell Parran
May 14, 1962 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 July 5, 1993 (Age 83 years)

Burial
Cemetery: St. Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
Last change April 2, 201613:16:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Shemwell Parran - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 3, 1937Washington City, District of Columbia, United States
21 months
daughter
Rebecca Shemwell “Becky” Parran
Birth: November 1, 1938 38 28Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: September 9, 2013Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
4 years
son
Charles Somerset Parran
Birth: July 29, 1942 42 32Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: July 7, 2016Alexandria, Virginia, United States
William Shemwell Parran + Louise Morris - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Louise Morris
Birth: May 21, 1908Washington City, District of Columbia, United States
Death: June 18, 1991Reston, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Marriage: about 1928
22 months
step-son
William Shemwell Parran Jr.
Birth: November 7, 1929 29 21Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: August 21, 1999Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

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