The Shemwell Family

Walter Willis VestalAge: 68 years19372006

Name
Walter Willis Vestal
Given names
Walter Willis
Surname
Vestal
Birth October 31, 1937 30 29
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherOdell Shemwell Vestal Jr.
July 18, 1941 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 4 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherDr. Willis Jasper Vestal
December 7, 1952 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 12 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary “May” Shemwell
March 29, 1961 (Age 23 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 8 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 motherSara Belle Mitchell
December 24, 1995 (Age 58 years)
Death of a fatherDr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
July 7, 1998 (Age 60 years)
Death June 2, 2006 (Age 68 years)

Last change July 29, 201915:36:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
Birth: September 30, 1907 47 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 7, 1998Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
mother
himself
Walter Willis Vestal
Birth: October 31, 1937 30 29Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 2, 2006
4 years
younger brother
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
sister
Private

Walter Willis Vestal has 6 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

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