The Shemwell Family

Rachel Jane SperryAge: 83 years19061989

Rachel Jane Sperry
Given names
Rachel Jane
Married name
Rachel Jane Drumright
Birth 1906

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageWilliam Lee DrumrightView this family
December 21, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 34 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a husbandWilliam Lee Drumright
November 1963 (Age 57 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 February 1989 (Age 83 years)
Family with William Lee Drumright - View this family
William Lee Drumright
Birth: November 20, 1891 33 36Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1929Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Drumright - Household

Edmondson Rd. Davidson Tn.

W A DrumrightheadMW73M21TNTNTNFarmerFarm
Ella DrumrightwifeFW74M23TNTNTN
W L DrumrightsonMW38M38TNTNTNSgt. MasterState Guard
Rachel Drumrightdaughter-in-lawFW23M22TNTNTNSecreteryPresbyterian ?
Tinnie ReedServantFB65Wd18TNTNTNCookPrivate Family
B V OwenNieceFB23STNTNTNMaidPrivate Family
James DabsonBoarderMB26STNTNTNFarmerFarm