The Shemwell Family

Willie Vestal LeonardAge: 60 years19081969

Name
Willie Vestal Leonard
Given names
Willie Vestal
Surname
Leonard
Birth November 26, 1908 38 30
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a brotherTitus Dermont Leonard
November 5, 1910 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 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
Birth of a sisterElla May Leonard
December 25, 1918 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 15, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 21 years)
MarriageOleta Veigh LambethView this family
September 12, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherCicero C “Riley” Leonard
August 31, 1932 (Age 23 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 41 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 sisterJune Beulah Leonard
May 11, 1963 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 February 10, 1969 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pilgrim Reformed Church Cemetery
Last change May 6, 202011:37:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 23, 1895Davidson, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder sister
June Beulah Leonard
Birth: September 18, 1896 26 18Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1963Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder brother
Joseph Hugh Leonard
Birth: June 5, 1899 28 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 20, 1984Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
10 years
himself
Willie Vestal Leonard
Birth: November 26, 1908 38 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 10, 1969Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
23 months
younger brother
Titus Dermont Leonard
Birth: November 5, 1910 40 32Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 14, 2003Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
8 years
younger sister
Ella May Leonard
Birth: December 25, 1918 48 40Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 7, 2008Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Oleta Veigh Lambeth - View this family
himself
Willie Vestal Leonard
Birth: November 26, 1908 38 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 10, 1969Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
wife
Oleta Veigh Lambeth
Birth: November 4, 1910Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 23, 1993High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: September 12, 1930Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

Willie Vestal Leonard has 5 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (5)

Parents John L Maley + Lillian A “Lillie” Welborn
1Earnest D Maley18911893
2John Lloyd Maley18931950
3Laid Maley1894
4Ethel Bryant Maley18961987
5Lucille Maley19001979
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Cicero C “Riley” Leonard - Household

Greensboro Rd. Lexington, Davidson, NC

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Leonard, Cicero CheadMW39M114NCNCNCFarmHome farm
Leonard, Nanny MwifeFW31M11433NCNCNC
Leonard, June BdaughterFW13SNCNCNC
Leonard, Joseph HsonMW11SNCNCNC
Leonard, Willie VsonMW2SNCNCNC

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Cicero C “Riley” Leonard - Household

Granstorm Rd Lexington, Davidson, NC

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Leonard, C CheadMW49MNCNCNCFarmerfarming
Leonard, Nanny MwifeFW41MNCNCNC
Leonard, J HughsonMW20SNCNCNCClerkPower Company
Leonard, WilliesonMW12SNCNCNC
Leonard, TitussonMW9SNCNCNC
Leonard, Ella MaedaughterFW1MNCNCNC