The Shemwell Family

Percy Hotspur Lash Jr.Age: 87 years19071995

Percy Hotspur Lash Jr.
Given names
Percy Hotspur
Name suffix
Birth May 28, 1907
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Sally Forrest Lash
October 1932 (Age 25 years)
Census May 28, 1940 (Age 33 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 wifeMargaret Dey Shemwell
May 2, 1991 (Age 83 years)
Death March 15, 1995 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
Last change December 9, 201712:28:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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Percy Hotspur Lash Jr.
Birth: May 28, 1907Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Death: March 15, 1995Brevard, Florida, United States
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Percy Hotspur Lash Jr.
Birth: May 28, 1907Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Death: March 15, 1995Brevard, Florida, United States
Margaret Dey Shemwell
Birth: January 28, 1909 32 23Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Death: May 2, 1991Brevard, Florida, United States
Sally Forest Lash SilkettSally Forrest Lash
Birth: October 1932 25 23Ft Lewis, Washington, United States
Death: July 26, 2009Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States

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