The Shemwell Family

Howard Leonard SlaughterAge: 84 years19242008

Name
Howard Leonard Slaughter
Given names
Howard Leonard
Surname
Slaughter
Birth August 1, 1924 31 28
MarriageBetty Mae BishopView this family
unknown

Death of a maternal grandfatherLeonard B Parchman
March 18, 1926 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a sisterNora Geneva Slaughter
April 17, 1927 (Age 2 years)
Death of a sisterNora Geneva Slaughter
October 19, 1928 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 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 1, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLenora N “Nora” Seay
June 14, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Margaret McMillan
February 3, 1934 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Howard Slaughter
December 27, 1937 (Age 13 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 fatherDuncan Eve “Bud” Slaughter
March 2, 1946 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Suicide- shot himself in the head
Note: Looks like he shot his wife Willie in the abdomen (she died a few days later) then committed suicide.
Death of a motherWillie Lee Parchman
March 4, 1946 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Gunshot Wound to the Abdomen
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 sisterRuby Lee Slaughter
May 25, 1993 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherHerman Leon Slaughter
June 18, 1997 (Age 72 years)

Death of a wifeBetty Mae Bishop
October 25, 2006 (Age 82 years)
Death November 18, 2008 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Last change October 25, 202116:15:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 14, 1914Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Ruby Lee Slaughter
Birth: September 2, 1917 24 21Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 25, 1993Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
3 years
elder sister
Mary Louise Slaughter
Birth: 1920 27 24Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1923Houston, Tennessee, United States
22 months
elder brother
Philip Slaughter
Birth: November 13, 1921 29 25Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 27, 2014Winchester, Franklin, Tennessee, United States
-7 years
elder brother
10 years
himself
Howard Leonard Slaughter
Birth: August 1, 1924 31 28Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 18, 2008Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Nora Geneva Slaughter
Birth: April 17, 1927 34 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 19, 1928Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Family with Betty Mae Bishop - View this family
himself
Howard Leonard Slaughter
Birth: August 1, 1924 31 28Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 18, 2008Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
wife
Betty Mae Bishop
Birth: September 27, 1937Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 25, 2006Tennessee, United States
Marriage:

Howard Leonard Slaughter has 8 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Duncan E. Slaughter - Household

Dist. 4 Arlington, Houston Tn.

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
Duncan SlaughterheadMW37S20TNTNTNLaborerBrick Yard
Willie SlaughterwifeFW34S17TNTNTN
Leon SlaughtersonMW15S-TNTNTN
Ruby SlaughterdaughterFW12S-TNTNTN
Philip SlaughtersonMW8S-TNTNTN
Howard SlaughtersonMW5S-TNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Duncan Eve Slaughter - Household

Houston, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Slaughter, Duncan EXheadMW45MTNSame HouseCooperBarrell Factory
Slaughter, WilliewifeFW44MTNSame House
Slaughter, PhilipsonMW18STNSame HouseNew Worker
Slaughter, HowardsonMW15STNSame HouseNew Worker