The Shemwell Family

Katie Lilly CliftonAge: 82 years18811964

Katie Lilly Clifton
Given names
Katie Lilly
Married name
Katie Lilly Murrey
Birth September 20, 1881
MarriageClaude Porter MurreyView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#1Roy Claude Murrey
February 16, 1900 (Age 18 years)
Death of a husbandClaude Porter Murrey
June 13, 1906 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Dorothy Grace Murrey
April 20, 1920 (Age 38 years)
Death of a granddaughterDorothy Grace Murrey
April 21, 1920 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Robert Claude “Red” Murrey
June 15, 1924 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Henry Murrey
February 27, 1929 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 68 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 64 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 12, 1964 (Age 82 years)
Family with Claude Porter Murrey - View this family
Katie Lilly Clifton
Birth: September 20, 1881Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 12, 1964Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

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