The Shemwell Family

Dorothy Italy TynesAge: 90 years19112002

Name
Dorothy Italy Tynes
Given names
Dorothy Italy
Surname
Tynes
Married name
Dorothy Italy Wood
Birth September 3, 1911
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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 5, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Beverly Jewell Wood
August 7, 1947 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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
Marriage of a childKenneth Lynn CrowleyBeverly Jewell WoodView this family
January 16, 1965 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 husbandGeorge Barkley Wood
March 28, 1988 (Age 76 years)
Death of a daughterBeverly Jewell Wood
April 3, 1989 (Age 77 years)
Death March 16, 2002 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Hillcrest Cemetery
Last change September 20, 201609:34:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with George Barkley Wood - View this family
husband
George Barkley Wood
Birth: August 3, 1912 24 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 28, 1988Marshall, Kentucky, United States
herself
Dorothy Italy Tynes
Birth: September 3, 1911Kentucky, United States
Death: March 16, 2002Marshall, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Beverly Jewell Wood
Birth: August 7, 1947 35 35McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 3, 1989McCracken, Kentucky, United States

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