The Shemwell Family

Marjory R RallsAge: 42 years19161958

Name
Marjory R Ralls
Given names
Marjory R
Surname
Ralls
Married name
Marjory R Farris
Birth March 11, 1916 36 26
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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 9 months)

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 21 months)

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 8, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherLawrence F Ralls
July 2, 1921 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Walter “Tom” Ralls
April 6, 1924 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Alice Shemwell
April 26, 1925 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherAllen James “Claudy” Ralls Jr.
November 28, 1928 (Age 12 years)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 17, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherFranklin Marion “Frank” Lancaster
December 9, 1936 (Age 20 years)
Death of a brotherLawrence F Ralls
November 17, 1937 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Epelepitic Fit
Death of a fatherAllen James Ralls
June 7, 1938 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Heart attack
MarriageDr. Frank Shemwell FarrisView this family
October 7, 1938 (Age 22 years)
Census April 21, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherMadie Lancaster
March 6, 1942 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 son
#1Stevan Shemwell Farris
August 13, 1952 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sonStevan Shemwell Farris
August 16, 1952 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Prematurity
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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 maternal grandmotherRebecca Ann “Becky” Rougemont
1957 (Age 40 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 April 25, 1958 (Age 42 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oak Grove Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201816:29:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
Allen James “Claudy” Ralls Jr.
Birth: November 1911 31 21Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Opal Alice Ralls
Birth: November 9, 1914 34 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1964Stewart, Tennessee, United States
16 months
herself
Marjory R Ralls
Birth: March 11, 1916 36 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 25, 1958McCracken, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
younger brother
Lawrence F Ralls
Birth: July 2, 1921 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 17, 1937Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Thomas Walter “Tom” Ralls
Birth: April 6, 1924 44 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 9, 1976Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Dr. Frank Shemwell Farris - View this family
husband
Dr. Frank Shemwell Farris
Birth: October 6, 1916 40 36McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1985Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
herself
Marjory R Ralls
Birth: March 11, 1916 36 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 25, 1958McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 7, 1938Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
14 years
son
Stevan Shemwell Farris
Birth: August 13, 1952 35 36Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1952Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Dr. Frank Shemwell Farris + Margaret “Marjorie” Moore - View this family
husband
Dr. Frank Shemwell Farris
Birth: October 6, 1916 40 36McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1985Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
husband’s wife
Margaret “Marjorie” Moore
Birth: February 20, 1917Tennessee, United States
Death: August 25, 1998Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1953

Marjory R Ralls has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (2)

Parents Franklin Warren Ralls + Marcilla Fitzhugh
1Ruby May Ralls19091911
2Jack Ralls19111911

Mother's family (1)

Parents George Tiner Lancaster + Lydia Roxene Larabee
1Private
Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Emma Elizabeth Farris - Household

1615 Broadway Ave Paducah, McCracken, Ky

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchEdBPResFarmOccupationIndustryVetWar
Emma S FarrisheadFW54WdKY
Joe FarrissonMW25SKYNashville, TN
Frank FarrissonMW23MKYBlacksmithRail Road
Jimmie FarrissonMW20SKY
Marjorie Farrisdaughter-in-lawFW22MTNDover, Stewart, TN