The Shemwell Family

Frank Lafayette WardAge: 58 years19261985

Name
Frank Lafayette Ward
Given names
Frank Lafayette
Surname
Ward
Birth September 10, 1926 35 20
Military
U.S. Navy

Note: Served: World War II; Korea; VietNam
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 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
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 3 years)
Census June 25, 1940 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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 23 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherIda Lee Williams
June 19, 1963 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherFrank Ward
March 20, 1970 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherEmma C Shemwell
about February 26, 1974 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 April 2, 1985 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Hobbs Chapel Cemetery
Last change April 14, 201714:05:26

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Frank Ward
Birth: April 8, 1891Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
Death: March 20, 1970Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
mother
Emma C Shemwell
Birth: July 24, 1906 37 25Tennessee, United States
Death: about February 26, 1974Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States
Marriage: July 29, 1925Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
13 months
himself
Frank Lafayette Ward
Birth: September 10, 1926 35 20Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States
Death: April 2, 1985Golden Meadow, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States
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himself
Frank Lafayette Ward
Birth: September 10, 1926 35 20Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States
Death: April 2, 1985Golden Meadow, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States
wife
Private

Frank Lafayette Ward has 3 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (3)

Parents Andrew Jackson “A J” Shemwell + Cinda Lucille Raines
1Private
3Private
Military
Served: World War II; Korea; VietNam
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Frank Ward - Household

McClure, Alexander, Illinois

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Ward, FrankheadMW38M33OHOHOHBridge CarpenterBridge Construction
Ward, Emma CwifeFW24M19MOMOMO
Ward, Frank LsonMW4SILOHTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Frank Ward - Household

McClure, Alexander, Illinois

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Ward, FrankheadMW49MOHSame PlaceLaborerW.P.A.
Ward, EmmawifeFW35MMOSame Place
Ward, FrankiesonMW13SILSame Place