The Shemwell Family

Dr. Donald Lurton AreyAge: 91 years19102002

Dr. Donald Lurton Arey
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Given names
Donald Lurton
Birth October 8, 1910 32 31
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 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 7 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherDougal Lindsay Arey
March 20, 1922 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Stroke
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 10, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherErnest Cass Arey
June 20, 1934 (Age 23 years)
Death of a motherMartha Rose Fink
October 16, 1937 (Age 27 years)
MarriageBeverly BarclayView this family
estimated 1939 (Age 28 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Lugenia “Nannie” Shemwell
October 15, 1939 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 29 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 39 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 35 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 sisterMargaret Alma Arey
January 19, 1999 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Lorraine Arey
October 25, 1999 (Age 89 years)

Death April 14, 2002 (Age 91 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Highland Burial Park
Last change July 29, 201915:36:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Ernest Cass Arey
Birth: September 6, 1878 22 20Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 20, 1934Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
Martha Rose Fink
Birth: August 26, 1879Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 16, 1937Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
Marriage: November 27, 1905
7 months
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
Margaret Alma Arey
Birth: May 30, 1908 29 28Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 19, 1999Danville, Virginia, United States
2 years
Dr. Donald Lurton Arey
Birth: October 8, 1910 32 31Maryland, United States
Death: April 14, 2002Danville, Virginia, United States
Family with Beverly Barclay - View this family
Dr. Donald Lurton Arey
Birth: October 8, 1910 32 31Maryland, United States
Death: April 14, 2002Danville, Virginia, United States
Marriage: estimated 1939

Dr. Donald Lurton Arey has 7 first cousins recorded