The Shemwell Family

Preston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup IIAge: 69 years19181988

Name
Preston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup II
Given names
Preston Gaines
Surname
Northrup
Name suffix
II
Nickname
Buddie
Also known as
Charles Preston Northrup
Birth August 8, 1918 25 23
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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 17 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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 11 years)
MarriageLavinnia KennedyView this family
about 1939 (Age 20 years)

Census April 18, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
October 11, 1941 (Age 23 years)
Address: 3424 Telephone
Cause: Myocardial
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 31 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 37 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Lewis Northrup
March 1, 1956 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherAnnis Vinita Armstrong
March 29, 1965 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 brotherRobert Lewis Northrup Jr.
October 26, 1986 (Age 68 years)
Death July 27, 1988 (Age 69 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Forest Park Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1915
1 year
elder brother
Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
Birth: January 11, 1916 23 20Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 26, 1986Fort Bend, Texas, United States
3 years
himself
Family with Evelyn Doretta Kreger - View this family
himself
wife
Evelyn Doretta Kreger
Birth: July 18, 1920Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: April 11, 2003Brenham, Washington, Texas, United States
son
Private
Family with Lavinnia Kennedy - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1939
Private + Evelyn Doretta Kreger - View this family
wife’s husband
Private
wife
Evelyn Doretta Kreger
Birth: July 18, 1920Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: April 11, 2003Brenham, Washington, Texas, United States
step-daughter
Private

Preston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup II has 1 first cousin recorded

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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 - Preston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup II - Household

6612 Travis Street Houston, Harris, Texas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Northrup, Charles PheadMW21MTXDruggistRetail Store
Northrup, LavinniaXwifeFW19MTXKerrvilleKerrTX