The Shemwell Family

Flora Bobbie Ford1908

Name
Flora Bobbie Ford
Given names
Flora Bobbie
Surname
Ford
Birth calculated 1908 23 16
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 2 years)
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert Franklin “Bob” Ford
1925 (Age 17 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmanda Louvena Breezeel
October 12, 1932 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherRobert Courtney Ford
1961 (Age 53 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
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Last change December 13, 201811:02:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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Birth: calculated 1908 23 16Marshall, Kentucky, United States
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Flora Bobbie Ford has 5 first cousins recorded

Father's family (5)

Parents Will L Gibson + Lucy L Ford
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Parents Duck Bowlin + Ruth Ford
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Robert Courtney Ford - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Robert Courtney FordheadMW24M3KYKYKYBlacksmithWorking Out
Ila UrserywifeFW18M311KYKYKYNone
Flora B ForddaughterFW2SKYKYKYNone