The Shemwell Family

Walter Stilley WoodAge: 71 years19101981

Walter Stilley Wood
Given names
Walter Stilley
Birth June 12, 1910 22 19
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Milas Breezeel
January 31, 1911 (Age 7 months)
Cause: Killed while felling a tree
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Jane Hendrickson
April 27, 1911 (Age 10 months)

Birth of a brotherGeorge Barkley Wood
August 3, 1912 (Age 2 years)
Death of a motherHenrietta Breezeel
August 24, 1915 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 20, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterThelma Paris Wood
February 25, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLaura Belle Wood
May 15, 1921 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 6, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 fatherWilliam Other Wood
December 21, 1973 (Age 63 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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. -
Death November 11, 1981 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Ford Cemetery
Last change September 19, 201619:18:16

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
James Josiah Wood
Birth: July 22, 1908 20 17Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 26, 1991Marshall, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Walter Stilley Wood
Birth: June 12, 1910 22 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1981Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
George Barkley Wood
Birth: August 3, 1912 24 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 28, 1988Marshall, Kentucky, United States
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Thelma Paris Wood
Birth: February 25, 1920 31 39Kentucky, United States
Death: February 2, 2002Kentucky, United States
15 months
Laura Belle Wood
Birth: May 15, 1921 32 40Kentucky, United States
Death: September 19, 1984Kentucky, United States
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Walter Stilley Wood
Birth: June 12, 1910 22 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1981Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Laverne Garland
Birth: February 3, 1913Kentucky, United States
Death: December 29, 1992Marshall, Kentucky, United States

Walter Stilley Wood has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Other Wood - Household

Symsonia Road Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Other WoodheadMW32MKYNCKYFarmer
Lizzie WoodwifeFW35MKYKYKY
Jamie WoodsonMW11SKYKYKY
Walter WoodsonMW9SKYKYKY
George WoodsonMW7SKYKYKY