The Shemwell Family

Sara Belle MitchellAge: 87 years19081995

Name
Sara Belle Mitchell
Given names
Sara Belle
Surname
Mitchell
Married name
Sara Belle Vestal
Birth March 29, 1908 34 28
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 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 9 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/
Census January 1920 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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
Birth of a son
#1Walter Willis Vestal
October 31, 1937 (Age 29 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#2Odell Shemwell Vestal Jr.
July 18, 1941 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 41 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 37 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 December 24, 1995 (Age 87 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery
Last change July 8, 201611:32:07

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
elder brother
15 months
herself
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Family with Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr. - View this family
husband
Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
Birth: September 30, 1907 47 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 7, 1998Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
herself
son
Walter Willis Vestal
Birth: October 31, 1937 30 29Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 2, 2006
4 years
son
Odell Shemwell Vestal Jr.
Birth: July 18, 1941 33 33Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 26, 2009Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States
daughter
Private

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal - Household

12th Ave Hickory Tnshp Catawba NC

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchEdBPResFBPMBPFarmOccupationIndustryEmpWksIncVetWar
Odell S VestalheadMW32MNCManagerPotting Plant
Sara B VestalwifeFW32MNC
Walter W VestalsonMW2SNC