The Shemwell Family

Harold Ray YontsAge: 63 years19151979

Name
Harold Ray Yonts
Given names
Harold Ray
Surname
Yonts
Birth May 26, 1915 29 22
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherLennis Paul Yonts
May 29, 1918 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherLennis Paul Yonts
August 31, 1918 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 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 2 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 20, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Death of a motherLettie V Shemwell
January 23, 1922 (Age 6 years)
Cause: Tuberculous of Lungs
Birth of a half-brotherWoodrow Yonts
August 11, 1924 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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 5, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel M Shemwell
August 17, 1935 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ellen “Eliza” Jarvis
March 2, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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 Herbert Yonts
September 13, 1966 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 March 12, 1979 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Address: Plot: Cherished Memory, Map 19, Lot 5368, Space 1
Cemetery: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change June 6, 201713:20:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 27, 1910Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Mildred Virginia Yonts
Birth: October 2, 1913 27 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 13, 1995Kenton, Kentucky, United States
20 months
himself
Harold Ray Yonts
Birth: May 26, 1915 29 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 12, 1979LaVerne, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
Lennis Paul Yonts
Birth: May 29, 1918 32 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 31, 1918Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Nina Merle Clark - View this family
father
step-mother
half-brother
Woodrow Yonts
Birth: August 11, 1924 38 24Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 2008Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
half-sister
Private

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Herbert Yonts - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPFBPMBPOccupationIndEmp
Herbert YontsheadMW33MKYKYKYMiner
Lettie YontswifeFW28MKYKYKY
Murl YontssonMW8SKYKYKY
Mildred YontsdaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Harold YontssonMW4-7mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Samuel M Shemwell - Household

Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, SamheadMW68M28KYKYKYMinerCoal Mine
Shemwell, ElizawifeFW66M26KYKYKY
Shemwell, Nannyyounger sisterFW61SKYKYKY
Yonts, Murlgrand sonMW18SKYKYKY
Yonts, Mildredgrand daughterFW16SKYKYKY
Yonts, Haroldgrand sonMW14SKYKYKY