The Shemwell Family

James Barkley ReidAge: 47 years19201967

Name
James Barkley Reid
Given names
James Barkley
Surname
Reid
Birth April 12, 1920 22 21
Death of a maternal grandfatherPeter Pinkney Shemwell
August 10, 1920 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a brotherCarl Elwood Reid
July 24, 1923 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherCarl Elwood Reid
November 20, 1924 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherVeronica Ann “Kittie” Nance
January 22, 1929 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 12, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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 29 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 December 3, 1967 (Age 47 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:41

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Claud Reid
Birth: October 1, 1897Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1968Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
mother
Bethel Shemwell
Birth: July 26, 1898 36 34Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 11, 1968Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
himself
James Barkley Reid
Birth: April 12, 1920 22 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1967Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Carl Elwood Reid
Birth: July 24, 1923 25 24Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 20, 1924
sister
Private
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himself
James Barkley Reid
Birth: April 12, 1920 22 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1967Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
wife
Private

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