The Shemwell Family

Velma Corinne MotsenbockerAge: 93 years19122006

Name
Velma Corinne Motsenbocker
Type
birth name
Given names
Velma Corinne
Surname
Motsenbocker
Married name
Velma Corinne Hart
Birth February 9, 1912 26 22
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

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 brotherJames Oscar Motsenbocker Jr.
January 17, 1917 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 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 5 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/
Birth of a sisterBettie Sue Motsenbocker
January 10, 1924 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Davis Motsenbocker
May 8, 1929 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHiriam Breckenridge Richardson
December 9, 1933 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmanda Caldonia Mitchell
August 8, 1934 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Elizabeth Shemwell
October 10, 1942 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 37 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 fatherJames Oscar Motsenbocker
1953 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 brotherJames Oscar Motsenbocker Jr.
October 2, 1977 (Age 65 years)
Death of a motherGoldia Mae “Goldie” Richardson
December 22, 1986 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterBettie Sue Motsenbocker
May 28, 2000 (Age 88 years)

Death February 4, 2006 (Age 93 years)
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mother
Marriage: December 23, 1909
2 years
herself
Velma Corinne Motsenbocker
Birth: February 9, 1912 26 22Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 4, 2006Hobert, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States
5 years
younger brother
James Oscar Motsenbocker Jr.
Birth: January 17, 1917 31 27Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 2, 1977Oklahoma, United States
7 years
younger sister
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herself
Velma Corinne Motsenbocker
Birth: February 9, 1912 26 22Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 4, 2006Hobert, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States

Velma Corinne Motsenbocker has 4 first cousins recorded

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Oscar Motsenbocker - Household

Chickasha, Grady, OK

NameRelationAssetsSexRaceAgeMCAgMEduBPFBPMBPNLYOIN/AEng?OccupationIndustryEmployVetWar
James O. MotsenbockerheadMW44S-TXINMOTraveling SalesmanFactory sash and door
Goldia M. MotsenbockerwifeFW40S-MOMOMO
Corrine V. MotsenbockerdaughterFW18S-OKTXMO
James O. Motsenbocker Jr.sonMW13S-OKTXMO
Betty S MotsenbockerdaughterFW6S-OKTXMO