The Shemwell Family

Virgil Rupert “Bay” FineAge: 92 years19092001

Name
Virgil Rupert “Bay” Fine
Given names
Virgil Rupert
Surname
Fine
Nickname
Bay
Birth June 18, 1909 33 25
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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 13, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherJohn William Fine
October 13, 1928 (Age 19 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
Birth of a son
#1Billy Wayne Fine
December 1, 1937 (Age 28 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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 motherEmma J Turner
July 11, 1973 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 wifeLillian McMahan
October 13, 1997 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sonBilly Wayne Fine
September 2, 2000 (Age 91 years)

Death July 18, 2001 (Age 92 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Zion Cemetery
Last change September 22, 201612:23:26

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
John William Fine
Birth: March 2, 1876Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: October 13, 1928Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage:
himself
Virgil Rupert “Bay” Fine
Birth: June 18, 1909 33 25Missouri, United States
Death: July 18, 2001Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
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himself
Virgil Rupert “Bay” Fine
Birth: June 18, 1909 33 25Missouri, United States
Death: July 18, 2001Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
wife
Lillian McMahan
Birth: February 24, 1920 34 21Missouri, United States
Death: October 13, 1997Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
son
Billy Wayne Fine
Birth: December 1, 1937 28 17Missouri, United States
Death: September 2, 2000
daughter
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