The Shemwell Family

Gay Harvey PenlandAge: 35 years18951930

Name
Gay Harvey Penland
Given names
Gay Harvey
Surname
Penland
Birth March 22, 1895 49 31
Birth of a brotherCharles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a motherMartha E. Moore
February 18, 1904 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandJessie B NicholsonView this family
November 21, 1904 (Age 9 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Hamilton Penland
before 1910 (Age 14 years)

Death of a half-brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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 brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
March 10, 1928 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 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 August 3, 1930 (Age 35 years)
Last change February 24, 201619:20:43

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death:
18 months
elder sister
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
himself
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Charles Wesley Penland
Birth: October 5, 1897 51 34Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 23, 1945Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Harriett Eliza Burgin - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
half-brother
Albert Aston Penland
Birth: June 4, 1867 21 21Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1939Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
half-sister
Martha Adeline “Addie” Penland
Birth: June 24, 1870 24 24Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 7, 1935Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
half-sister
19 months
half-brother
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
half-brother
Samuel P. Penland
Birth: October 5, 1879 33 34Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 26, 1913Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
5 years
half-sister
Father’s family with Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

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