The Shemwell Family

Virginia A Pulley1912

Virginia A Pulley
Given names
Virginia A
Birth estimated 1912 33 23
Death of a brotherHarry Pulley
October 25, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Birth of a brotherFrank Stephens Pulley
May 31, 1915 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherFrank Stephens Pulley
June 8, 1915 (Age 3 years)

Cause: Died in Infancy
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 -
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Henry Pulley
April 1, 1921 (Age 9 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 -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a half-brotherEarnest Edgar Pulley
September 13, 1942 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherMinnie Ballard Murphy
November 3, 1943 (Age 31 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 -
Death of a half-brotherJohn Herbert Pulley
November 30, 1950 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 fatherJames Thomas “Pop” Pulley
September 21, 1963 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-brotherJames Leonard Pulley
April 23, 1964 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterDolores Pulley
July 12, 1968 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a half-sisterNannie Lucille Pulley
December 17, 1990 (Age 78 years)

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Marriage: calculated 1907
2 years
elder brother
Harry Pulley
Birth: December 30, 1908 30 20Dickson, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 25, 1914Dickson, Tennessee, United States
19 months
elder sister
Glenn - Delores BurgessDolores Pulley
Birth: July 19, 1910 32 22Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 12, 1968Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
3 years
younger brother
Frank Stephens Pulley
Birth: May 31, 1915 37 27Dickson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 8, 1915
Father’s family with Nancy Helen Case - View this family
Marriage: July 4, 1895
8 months
James Leonard Pulley
Birth: March 9, 1896 17 19Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 23, 1964Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
23 months
John Herbert Pulley
Birth: February 16, 1898 19 21Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 30, 1950Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
11 months
Earnest Edgar Pulley
Birth: January 12, 1899 20 22Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 13, 1942Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Mother’s family with Cain - View this family

Virginia A Pulley has 6 first cousins recorded