The Shemwell Family

Ila Ursery1892

Ila Ursery
Given names
Married name
Ila Ford
Birth calculated 1892
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 daughter
#1Flora Bobbie Ford
calculated 1908 (Age 16 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Louise Ford
calculated 1911 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 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 25 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 26 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 14, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 58 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 husbandRobert Courtney Ford
1961 (Age 69 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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, 201615:46:05

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Robert Courtney Ford - View this family
Flora Bobbie Ford
Birth: calculated 1908 23 16Marshall, Kentucky, United States
4 years

No family available

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Robert Courtney Ford - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

Robert Courtney FordheadMW24M3KYKYKYBlacksmithWorking Out
Ila UrserywifeFW18M311KYKYKYNone
Flora B ForddaughterFW2SKYKYKYNone