The Shemwell Family

Joe D CoxAge: 71 years19181989

Name
Joe D Cox
Given names
Joe D
Surname
Cox
Birth April 30, 1918 29 18
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

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 March 3, 1920 (Age 22 months)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Adlay “Nan” Adkins
1925 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMillard Filmore Acuff
August 24, 1932 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a parentGeorge Omer MorrisonLillie Rebecca AcuffView this family
October 20, 1934 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-brotherMillard Melvin Morrison
December 3, 1934 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLilly Jeanette “Jan” Morrison
October 19, 1936 (Age 18 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 31 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 fatherWilliam Stanley Cox
1960 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherLillie Rebecca Acuff
November 26, 1971 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 May 23, 1989 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum
Last change August 10, 201817:50:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
William Stanley Cox
Birth: December 8, 1888Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States
Death: 1960Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States
mother
Marriage: December 21, 1916Clark, Arkansas, United States
Divorce: January 22, 1934Clark, Arkansas, United States
16 months
himself
Joe D Cox
Birth: April 30, 1918 29 18Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 23, 1989Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States
Mother’s family with George Omer Morrison - View this family
step-father
George Omer Morrison
Birth: August 24, 1894Kingbee, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: October 16, 1938Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
mother
Marriage: October 20, 1934Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
1 month
half-brother
Millard Melvin Morrison
Birth: December 3, 1934 40 34Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 20, 2002North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
23 months
half-sister
Lilly Jeanette “Jan” Morrison
Birth: October 19, 1936 42 36Martin Township, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 2, 2001Maumelle, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Family with Ruby Lee Wyner - View this family
himself
Joe D Cox
Birth: April 30, 1918 29 18Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 23, 1989Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States
wife
Ruby Lee Wyner
Birth: August 18, 1936Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States
Death: September 29, 1997Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private
son
Private

Joe D Cox has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Stanley Cox - Household

Missouri, Clark, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Cox, StanleyheadMW30MARMSMSFarmerGeneral Farm
Cox, LilliewifeFW20MTNTNTN
Cox, JoesonMW2SARARTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Stanley Cox - Household

Missouri, Clark, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Cox, W StanleyheadMW40M27ARMSUSAFarmerGen. Farming
Cox, LilliewifeFW28M14TNTNTN
Cox, J DsonMW11SARARTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lillie Rebecca Acuff - Household

WPA Road From Mt Pelit Junta Thenis ? Martin, Conway, Arkansas

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Morrison, Lillie RheadFW40WdTNSame Place
Cox, J DsonMW22SARSame PlaceEnraller?C.C.C.
Morrison, MelvinsonMW5SARSame Place
Morrison, JeanettedaughterFW3SAR