The Shemwell Family

Roy Claude MurreyAge: 71 years19001971

Roy Claude Murrey
Given names
Roy Claude
Birth February 16, 1900 22 18
Death of a fatherClaude Porter Murrey
June 13, 1906 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 January 3, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Dorothy Grace Murrey
April 20, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Death of a daughterDorothy Grace Murrey
April 21, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert Claude “Red” Murrey
June 15, 1924 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3William Henry Murrey
February 27, 1929 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 -
Marriage of a childRobert Claude “Red” MurreyEloise WaldenView this family
September 27, 1963 (Age 63 years)
Death of a motherKatie Lilly Clifton
June 12, 1964 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 June 27, 1971 (Age 71 years)
Burial 1971 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Katie Lilly Clifton
Birth: September 20, 1881Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 12, 1964Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Francis Laura “Fannie” DeBerry - View this family
Dorothy Grace Murrey
Birth: April 20, 1920 20 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 21, 1920Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Robert Claude “Red” Murrey
Birth: June 15, 1924 24 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 29, 2000Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
William Henry Murrey
Birth: February 27, 1929 29 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 22, 2005Trenton, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Roy Claude Murrey - Household

R ?? Road Fairview, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Murrey, Roy CheadMW19MKYTNTNFarmergenerl farm
Murrey, FannywifeFW19MKYTNKY