The Shemwell Family

May Vestal LeonardAge: 90 years19202010

Name
May Vestal Leonard
Given names
May Vestal
Surname
Leonard
Married name
May Vestal Curtis
Birth January 8, 1920 28 24
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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
Death of a fatherJames A “Jim” Leonard
February 5, 1932 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSallie C Sutton
April 19, 1936 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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 maternal grandfatherDr. Willis Jasper Vestal
December 7, 1952 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 maternal grandmotherMary “May” Shemwell
March 29, 1961 (Age 41 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 motherEtta E Vestal
March 17, 1997 (Age 77 years)
Death of a husbandJohn William Curtis
November 2, 2001 (Age 81 years)
Death November 30, 2010 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Last change July 8, 201613:09:12

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
James A “Jim” Leonard
Birth: November 8, 1891 36 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 5, 1932Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
mother
Etta E Vestal
Birth: 1896 35 18North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 1997Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
herself
May Vestal Leonard
Birth: January 8, 1920 28 24Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 2010Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Family with John William Curtis - View this family
husband
John William Curtis
Birth: December 4, 1919Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 2, 2001Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
herself
May Vestal Leonard
Birth: January 8, 1920 28 24Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 2010Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
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