The Shemwell Family

Helen Stites1905

Helen Stites
Given names
Birth 1905 42 30
Birth of a brotherRichard M Stites
August 6, 1907 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a half-sisterMary Elizabeth Shemwell
July 9, 1917 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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 -
Census 1920 (Age 15 years)
Census January 23, 1920 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherProf. Horace Luster Stites
June 9, 1933 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
Death of a motherAlma M Cockrell
March 8, 1949 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a brotherHugh Dinsmore Stites
November 5, 1960 (Age 55 years)
Death of a half-sisterAudrey Maurine Stites
October 21, 1969 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 brotherRichard M Stites
August 28, 1984 (Age 79 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 11, 1899Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Divorce: after February 1920Oklahoma, United States
1 year
elder brother
Hugh Dinsmore Stites
Birth: September 16, 1900 38 25Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 5, 1960Oregon, United States
5 years
3 years
younger brother
Richard M Stites
Birth: August 6, 1907 44 32Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: August 28, 1984Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States
Father’s family with Llewellyn D “Lula” Berry - View this family
Marriage: June 15, 1892Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States
17 months
Audrey Maurine Stites
Birth: November 1, 1893 31 22Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: October 21, 1969Tarrant, Texas, United States
Mother’s family with Edward Lee Shemwell - View this family
Edward Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 15, 1873 26 23Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 7, 1896Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 11, 1893
15 months
Mary Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: November 1894 21 19Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: July 9, 1917Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States

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