The Shemwell Family

Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” PulliamAge: 84 years18721956

Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” Pulliam
Given names
Lurannah Ann
Birth June 20, 1872 24 18
Birth of a sisterEmily Birdie Pulliam
August 30, 1874 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Belle Pulliam
February 21, 1876 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEthel Miami Kittrell
February 14, 1878 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Marvin Pulliam
May 23, 1880 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
May 2, 1882 (Age 9 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Death of a fatherJohn William Pulliam
October 16, 1894 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas B Pulliam
February 28, 1902 (Age 29 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLurannah Lawrana Ponder
May 30, 1903 (Age 30 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Ann Gullett
December 24, 1909 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 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 44 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a brotherBenjamin Marvin Pulliam
May 21, 1922 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 77 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 73 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 December 21, 1956 (Age 84 years)
Last change November 30, 201610:31:58

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 20, 1868Ripley, Missouri, United States
20 months
elder brother
Thomas Lemuel Pulliam
Birth: August 24, 1870 22 16Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: December 6, 1967Ripley, Missouri, United States
22 months
Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” Pulliam
Birth: June 20, 1872 24 18Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: December 21, 1956Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Emily Birdie Pulliam
Birth: August 30, 1874 26 20Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 28, 1973San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
18 months
younger sister
Sarah Belle Pulliam
Birth: February 21, 1876 28 22Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: August 24, 1962Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ethel Miami Kittrell
Birth: February 14, 1878 30 24Missouri, United States
Death: April 11, 1964Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
Benjamin Marvin Pulliam
Birth: May 23, 1880 32 26Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 21, 1922Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” Pulliam has 1 first cousin recorded

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