The Shemwell Family

Ross Lawrence ToddAge: 82 years19091991

Name
Ross Lawrence Todd
Given names
Ross Lawrence
Surname
Todd
Birth March 3, 1909 35 34
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a maternal grandfatherJameson Arvin
February 18, 1925 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Death of a fatherHenry Clark Todd
January 5, 1937 (Age 27 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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 motherNancy Ann Arvin
July 9, 1964 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sisterGrace Evelyn Todd
December 29, 1964 (Age 55 years)

Death of a brotherElliott McKee “Al” Todd
November 1972 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 brotherRaymond Earl Todd
May 1976 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherChester Bland Todd
October 12, 1990 (Age 81 years)
Death August 21, 1991 (Age 82 years)
Last change January 22, 201619:09:40

by: Brian Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: April 3, 1895Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States
15 months
elder sister
Grace Evelyn Todd
Birth: June 1896 22 21Kentucky, United States
Death: December 29, 1964
5 years
elder brother
Elliott McKee “Al” Todd
Birth: August 17, 1901 27 26Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1972Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
elder brother
Chester Bland Todd
Birth: May 18, 1904 30 29Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1990Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
2 years
elder brother
Raymond Earl Todd
Birth: September 24, 1906 32 31Kentucky, United States
Death: May 1976Oklahoma, United States
2 years
himself
Ross Lawrence Todd
Birth: March 3, 1909 35 34Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 21, 1991Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States

Ross Lawrence Todd has 27 first cousins recorded