The Shemwell Family

Margaret Edna “Margie” SpargerAge: 101 years19142015

Name
Margaret Edna “Margie” Sparger
Given names
Margaret Edna
Surname
Sparger
Nickname
Margie
Married name
Margaret Edna Austell
Birth January 6, 1914 32 23
Birth of a brotherWilliam Allen Sparger
July 3, 1915 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 months)

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 2 years)

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 3 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/
Death of a maternal grandfatherWhitson Berry “WB” Yarbourgh
March 17, 1925 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Jeanette “Mattie” Arnold
January 16, 1929 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 16, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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
#1Frank Sparger Austell
October 23, 1951 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 35 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 Franklin Sparger
May 21, 1965 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 of a motherEdna Arnold Yarbourgh
December 11, 1976 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Allen Sparger
December 14, 1986 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sonFrank Sparger Austell
September 15, 1993 (Age 79 years)
Death of a husbandDan Walter Austell
October 11, 2010 (Age 96 years)
Death May 23, 2015 (Age 101 years)
Last change December 31, 201609:51:27

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Edna Arnold Yarbourgh
Birth: February 9, 1890 33 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 11, 1976Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
herself
Margaret Edna “Margie” Sparger
Birth: January 6, 1914 32 23Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 23, 2015Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
18 months
younger brother
William Allen Sparger
Birth: July 3, 1915 33 25Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 14, 1986Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Dan Walter Austell - View this family
husband
Dan Walter Austell
Birth: March 8, 1914Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: October 11, 2010Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
herself
Margaret Edna “Margie” Sparger
Birth: January 6, 1914 32 23Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 23, 2015Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
son
Private
son
Frank Sparger Austell
Birth: October 23, 1951 37 37Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 15, 1993Chesterfield, Virginia, United States

Margaret Edna “Margie” Sparger has 3 first cousins recorded

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Franklin Sparger - Household

404 West Second Ave Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
William F SpargerheadMW48MNCNCNCAsst. Sec. Treasury Furniture factort
Edna YarbourghwifeFW39MNCNCNC
Margaret SpargerdaughterFW16MNCNCNC
Allan SpargersonMW14SNCNCNC

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Franklin Sparger - Household

404 West Second Ave Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
W Franklin SpargerheadMW58MNCAccountantFurniture factory
Edna YarbourghwifeFW50MNC
Margaret SpargerdaughterFW26MNCStenographerLaw Office
W Allan SpargersonMW24SNC