The Shemwell Family

Bernice Worley1905

Bernice Worley
Given names
Birth estimated 1905 40 33
Death of a motherElizabeth Anne “Lizzie” Shemwell
July 27, 1906 (Age 18 months)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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 1, 1920 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames Anderson Worley
May 8, 1945 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the Prostate
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 45 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 brotherJames Evans Worley
October 24, 1965 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 brotherSamuel Myrl Worley
December 10, 1979 (Age 74 years)

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Marriage: March 17, 1897
21 months
elder brother
Willard A Worley
Birth: 1898 33 26Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1898Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
Samuel Myrl Worley
Birth: January 18, 1900 35 28Hurricane, Tolu, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 10, 1979Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder brother
James Evans Worley
Birth: June 8, 1902 37 31Tolu, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 24, 1965Spokane, Washington, United States
4 years

Bernice Worley has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Anderson Worley - Household

Tolu, Crittenden, Ky

James A WorleyheadMW45W---KYTNTNEngineer? Mill
Myrl WorleysonMW10S---KYKYTN
James E WorleysonMW7S---KYKYTN
Bernice M WorleydaughterFW5S---KYKYTN
Fossie Shemwellsister-in-lawFW25S---TNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Anderson Worley - Household

Hurricane, Crittenden, Ky

James Anderson WorleyheadMW55MKYTNTNFarmer
Sallie WorleysisterFW50SKYTNTN
Myrl WorleysonMW19SKYKYTNFarm worker
James Evans WorleysonMW17SKYKYTN
Bernice WorleydaughterFW15SKYKYTN