The Shemwell Family

Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.Age: 70 years19161986

Name
Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
Given names
Robert Lewis
Surname
Northrup
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth January 11, 1916 23 20
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherPreston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup II
August 8, 1918 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 months)

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 23 months)

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/
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 11, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
October 11, 1941 (Age 25 years)
Address: 3424 Telephone
Cause: Myocardial
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 33 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 maternal grandfatherCharles Lee Armstrong
February 28, 1956 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Lewis Northrup
March 1, 1956 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherAnnis Vinita Armstrong
March 29, 1965 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 October 26, 1986 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Park Cemetery
Last change August 26, 201713:10:35

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: 1915
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Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
Birth: January 11, 1916 23 20Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 26, 1986Fort Bend, Texas, United States
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Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
Birth: January 11, 1916 23 20Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 26, 1986Fort Bend, Texas, United States
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Annette McCelvey
Birth: April 24, 1917Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 11, 2006Burnet, Texas, United States
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Robert Lewis Northrup - Household

2418 Mason Houston, Harris, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Northrup, Robert LheadMW27MTXALTXBrokerOwn office
Armstrong, A VinitawifeFW25MMOMOMO
Northrup, Robert L JrsonMW3-11mSTXTXMO
Northrup, Preston GsonMW1-5mSTXTXMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Robert Lewis Northrup - Household

1018 Fairview Houston, Harris, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Northrup, Robert LheadMW37M22TXALTXPharmacistDrug Store
Northrup, Annis VwifeFW34M19MOMOMO
Northrup, Robert L Jr.sonMW14STXTXMO
Northrup, Charles PsonMW11STXTXTX

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Robert Lewis Northrup Jr. - Household

Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Northrup, Robert LheadMW24MTXclerkdrug store
Northrup, AnnettewifeFW22MTX