The Shemwell Family

Viola Lillian Milliken1907

Viola Lillian Milliken
Given names
Viola Lillian
Married name
Viola Lillian Collie
Birth March 7, 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 -
MarriageVan Buren CollieView this family
December 24, 1925 (Age 18 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 23 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 -
Death of a husbandVan Buren Collie
May 2, 1956 (Age 49 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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. -

Last change September 7, 201611:32:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Van Buren Collie - View this family
Marriage: December 24, 1925Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Van Buren Collie + Villa B Ogilvie - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: before September 12, 1918
15 months
Finnis Lee Collie
Birth: December 12, 1919 21 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 8, 2008Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Van Buren Collie + Daisy Lou Hill - View this family
husband’s wife

No family available

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Van Buren Collie - Household

Nashville Tn.

Van B CollieheadMW33M29KYKYKYMechanicShirt factory
Viola L ColliewifeFW23M19TNTNTNSeamstressShirt factory