The Shemwell Family

Rex BilbreyAge: 70 years19031974

Rex Bilbrey
Given names
Birth November 16, 1903 26 21
Birth of a sisterRoxie Virgie Bilbrey
March 6, 1905 (Age 15 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEphriam B Bilbrey
January 20, 1908 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherEphriam Brown “Brownie” Bilbrey
June 23, 1909 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMildred Bilbrey
November 24, 1913 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a motherHarden Daisy Brown
November 30, 1917 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 13 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 14 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 -
Birth of a half-sisterDorothy Lee Bilbrey
February 14, 1921 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Dillon Bilbrey
March 26, 1929 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherEphram Dillon Bilbrey
March 23, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Cardiovascular Renal Disease

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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. -
Death June 29, 1974 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Last change December 11, 201708:08:47

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 19, 1902Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
Rex Bilbrey
Birth: November 16, 1903 26 21Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 29, 1974Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
16 months
younger sister
Roxie Virgie Bilbrey
Birth: March 6, 1905 27 22Tennessee, United States
Death: January 16, 1989Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
4 years
younger brother
Ephriam Brown “Brownie” Bilbrey
Birth: June 23, 1909 31 26Arkansas, United States
Death: June 19, 1989Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mildred Bilbrey
Birth: November 24, 1913 36 31
Death: June 3, 2006Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
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Dorothy Lee Bilbrey
Birth: February 14, 1921 43 30Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 2015Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
8 years

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