The Shemwell Family

Nellie O HopkinsAge: 80 years18901970

Name
Nellie O Hopkins
Given names
Nellie O
Surname
Hopkins
Married name
Nellie O Whitescarver
Birth July 8, 1890
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#1Clarence William Whitescarver
May 22, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2Edgar Estill Whitescarver
August 29, 1915 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 son
#3Otis Sherdion Whitescarver
November 8, 1918 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 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 27 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 son
#4Elmer L Whitescarver
June 20, 1921 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Ailea Catherine “Elsie” Whitescarver
August 24, 1924 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#6Vernon O'Dell Whitescarver
August 9, 1927 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 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 May 3, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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 59 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 husbandVernon Whitescarver
March 22, 1962 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 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 10, 1970 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fitzhugh Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:11

by: Barry Shemwell
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husband
herself
son
Clarence William Whitescarver
Birth: May 22, 1910 20 19Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 21, 1999Virginia, United States
5 years
son
Edgar Estill Whitescarver
Birth: August 29, 1915 26 25Kentucky, United States
Death: June 11, 1998Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Otis Sherdion Whitescarver
Birth: November 8, 1918 29 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 12, 2012Florida, United States
3 years
son
Elmer L Whitescarver
Birth: June 20, 1921 32 30Kentucky, United States
Death: February 2, 2001Kentucky, United States
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Vernon O'Dell Whitescarver
Birth: August 9, 1927 38 37Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 2013Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States
son
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