The Shemwell Family

Ruth Fay LyonsAge: 10 months19171918

Name
Ruth Fay Lyons
Given names
Ruth Fay
Surname
Lyons
Birth February 10, 1917 25 31
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam McKenley Shemwell
November 25, 1917 (Age 9 months)
Cause: Pneumonia & Paralysis
Death of a fatherClaud Orbit Lyons
1917

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 (on the date of death)

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/
Death 1918 (Age 10 months)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:42

by: Barry Shemwell
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Ruth Fay Lyons
Birth: February 10, 1917 25 31Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1918Logan, Kentucky, United States
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Clyde McKinney
Birth: July 15, 1887Kentucky, United States
Death: December 5, 1943Christian, Kentucky, United States
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Marriage: calculated 1924

Ruth Fay Lyons has 25 first cousins recorded