The Shemwell Family

Orval Knight1906

Name
Orval Knight
Given names
Orval
Surname
Knight
Birth estimated 1906 26
Birth of a brotherIvy Knight
estimated 1908 (Age 2 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 4 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
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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
Deathunknown

Last change July 2, 201611:46:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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Orval Knight has 6 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (6)

Parents John Knight + Angle Roby
1James Otis Knight19171973
2Private
5Private
6Iva Sue Knight19381938
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lewis C Knight - Household

Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Knight, Lewis CheadMW73MMOMOMOFarmerFarm
Knight, MarywifeFW56M77MOMOMO
Knight, AsberrysonMW32SMOMOMO
Knight, OtissonMW30SMOMOMO
Knight, Stonevall JsonMW24SMOMOMO
Knight, EtheldaughterFW23SMOMOMO
Knight, LuludaughterFW21SMOMOMO
Knight, JohnsonMW19SKYMOKY
Knight, JoesonMW19SKYMOKY
Knight, VictoriadaughterFW30Wd22KYKYKY
Knight, OrvalMW4SMOMOMO
Knight, IvyMW2SMOMOMO

Mary says 7 children 8 are listed. Victoria is Widowed and has 2 kids last name Knight...boih parents born in KY?... John & Joe mother born in KY? -b