The Shemwell Family

Druid Emmett Wheeler JrAge: 78 years19222001

Name
Druid Emmett Wheeler Jr
Given names
Druid Emmett
Surname
Wheeler
Name suffix
Jr
Birth April 11, 1922 28 21
Birth of a brotherRobert Lathrop “Bob” Wheeler
February 23, 1925 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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 8, 1930 (Age 7 years)
Address: Black Hall Township
Death of a paternal grandfatherLouis Burnis Wheeler
October 26, 1936 (Age 14 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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
MarriageMartha Pauline MosbyView this family
December 15, 1949 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Druid Emmett Wheeler III
1950 (Age 27 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherCora B Shemwell
November 7, 1950 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 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 fatherCol. Druid Emmett Wheeler
July 20, 1970 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sonDruid Emmett Wheeler III
May 12, 1975 (Age 53 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 of a motherMary L'Amoreaux Lathrop
September 19, 1985 (Age 63 years)
Death 2001 (Age 78 years)

Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sarasota Memorial Park
Last change August 23, 201810:35:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Col. Druid Emmett Wheeler
Birth: January 31, 1894 31 29Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 20, 1970Sarasota, Florida, United States
mother
Marriage: June 28, 1921
9 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
Robert Lathrop “Bob” Wheeler
Birth: February 23, 1925 31 23Ramsey, Anoka, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 2017Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
Family with Martha Pauline Mosby - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 15, 1949Winnebago, Illinois, United States
13 months
son

Druid Emmett Wheeler Jr has 1 first cousin recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Col. Druid Emmett Wheeler - Household

Black Hall, Fulton, GA

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Druid WheelerheadMW36M27NCMIKYSoldierU.S. Army
Mary WheelerwifeFW29M20ILILNY
Druid Wheeler JrsonMW7SILNCIL
Robert WheelersonMW5SMNNCIL

Druid is in the Army

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Col. Druid Emmett Wheeler - Household

407 W. Curtias Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Wheeler, Druid MajorXheadMW46MNCFt. McPhersonGAArmy OfficerM.S.C College
Wheeler, MarywifeFW39MIL
Wheeler, Druid JrsonMW18SIL
Wheeler, Robert LsonMW15SMN