The Shemwell Family

Chester Ray PowellAge: 72 years19221995

Name
Chester Ray Powell
Given names
Chester Ray
Surname
Powell
Birth April 9, 1922 23 21
Death of a maternal grandmotherDora Laura Breezeel
August 11, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Wilson Castleberry
September 6, 1928 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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 27 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 fatherO Chester Powell
February 14, 1965 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 motherRebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
August 24, 1990 (Age 68 years)
Death February 24, 1995 (Age 72 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change September 5, 201613:53:14

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Rebecca L “Reba” Castleberry
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 35Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 24, 1990Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
himself
Chester Ray Powell
Birth: April 9, 1922 23 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 24, 1995Marshall, Kentucky, United States

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