The Shemwell Family

Edgar Estill WhitescarverAge: 82 years19151998

Name
Edgar Estill Whitescarver
Given names
Edgar Estill
Surname
Whitescarver
Birth August 29, 1915 26 25
MarriageLaura Lee ShemwellView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 months)

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 brotherOtis Sherdion Whitescarver
November 8, 1918 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 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 2 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 brotherElmer L Whitescarver
June 20, 1921 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAilea Catherine “Elsie” Whitescarver
August 24, 1924 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherVernon O'Dell Whitescarver
August 9, 1927 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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 fatherVernon Whitescarver
March 22, 1962 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherNellie O Hopkins
October 10, 1970 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 sisterAilea Catherine “Elsie” Whitescarver
November 2, 1995 (Age 80 years)
Death of a wifeLaura Lee Shemwell
January 10, 1997 (Age 81 years)

Death June 11, 1998 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fitzhugh Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
Clarence William Whitescarver
Birth: May 22, 1910 20 19Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 21, 1999Virginia, United States
5 years
himself
Edgar Estill Whitescarver
Birth: August 29, 1915 26 25Kentucky, United States
Death: June 11, 1998Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Otis Sherdion Whitescarver
Birth: November 8, 1918 29 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 12, 2012Florida, United States
3 years
younger brother
Elmer L Whitescarver
Birth: June 20, 1921 32 30Kentucky, United States
Death: February 2, 2001Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Vernon O'Dell Whitescarver
Birth: August 9, 1927 38 37Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 2013Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States
brother
Private
Family with Laura Lee Shemwell - View this family
himself
Edgar Estill Whitescarver
Birth: August 29, 1915 26 25Kentucky, United States
Death: June 11, 1998Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage:

Edgar Estill Whitescarver has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Edgar Estill Whitescarver - Household

Highway # 81 Logan, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Whitescarver, EdgarheadMW25MKYSame placeFarmerFarm
Whitescarver, LauraXwifeFW20MKYSame place