The Shemwell Family

Burnie Godfrey1906

Name
Burnie Godfrey
Given names
Burnie
Surname
Godfrey
Birth estimated 1906 46 29
Death of a motherVictoria Forrest
1906
Marriage of a parentClinton DeWitt GodfreyIda Lee WilliamsView this family
estimated December 1909 (Age 3 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
October 28, 1911 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 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 11 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 12 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 44 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
June 27, 2001 (Age 95 years)
Burial of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
2001 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery: Watonga IOOF Cemetery
Deathunknown

Last change March 20, 201611:47:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 22, 1893Lake, Tennessee, United States
-9 years
elder brother
John Godfrey
Birth: estimated 1884 24 7Missouri, United States
Death:
12 years
elder sister
Mary Godfrey
Birth: estimated 1895 35 18Missouri, United States
Death:
12 years
himself
Burnie Godfrey
Birth: estimated 1906 46 29Missouri, United States
Death:
Father’s family with Mary Craig - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 13, 1889Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Ida Lee Williams - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: estimated December 1909New Madrid, Missouri, United States
23 months
half-sister
Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Birth: October 28, 1911 51 30Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: June 27, 2001Thomas, Custer, Oklahoma, United States

Burnie Godfrey has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Godfrey Clinton - Household

New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Clinton GodfreyheadMW50M46moKYENGKYManagerGeneral farm
Ida ShemwellwifeFW29M36mo22TNTNTN
John GodfreysonMW26SMOKYTN
Mary GodfreydaughterFW15S00MOKYTN
Burnie GodfreysonMW4SMOKYTN
Andrew Shemwellstep sonMW6STNTNTN
Emma Shemwellstep daughterFW4S00TNTNTN
John Williamsbrother in lawMW26STNTNTNFarm handGeneral farm

Census Says his 4 marriage Ida's 3rd.