The Shemwell Family

Oreda M PhelpsAge: 92 years19232015

Name
Oreda M Phelps
Given names
Oreda M
Surname
Phelps
Married name
Oreda M Shemwell
Married name
Oreda M Blair
Birth February 9, 1923

MarriageOscar Donald BlairView this family
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Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 6 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
Birth of a son
#1William Louis Shemwell Jr.
February 19, 1945 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Louis Shemwell Jr.
February 19, 1945 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 26 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 22 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 husbandWilliam Louis Shemwell
July 28, 1993 (Age 70 years)
Death September 6, 2015 (Age 92 years)
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son
William Louis Shemwell Jr.
Birth: February 19, 1945 21 22Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 19, 1945Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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Family with Oscar Donald Blair - View this family
husband
Oscar Donald Blair
Birth: January 1, 1913
Death: September 25, 2015Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
herself
Marriage:
William Louis Shemwell + Jane W - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: after 1950

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