The Shemwell Family

Rollie G CollieAge: 71 years18911962

Rollie G Collie
Given names
Rollie G
Birth June 9, 1891 29 22
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherOllie James “Jamie” Collie
March 7, 1904 (Age 12 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah E Williamson
September 10, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Old Age
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageBertie OverbeyView this family
October 28, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 16, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Ferel Collie
March 25, 1925 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherElla N Shemwell
July 12, 1940 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 58 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 54 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 July 31, 1962 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Wallace Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
William Ferel Collie
Birth: August 9, 1861Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1925Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: September 18, 1890Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
9 months
Rollie G Collie
Birth: June 9, 1891 29 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1962Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
13 years
younger brother
Family with Bertie Overbey - View this family
Rollie G Collie
Birth: June 9, 1891 29 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1962Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Bertie Overbey
Birth: July 17, 1896Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 30, 1969McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 28, 1917Henry, Tennessee, United States

Rollie G Collie has 13 first cousins recorded