The Shemwell Family

Wiley Lee ShoafAge: 83 years18871970

Name
Wiley Lee Shoaf
Given names
Wiley Lee
Surname
Shoaf
Birth March 28, 1887
MarriageMarjorie Ruth YarbourghView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#1Wiley Franklin Shoaf
April 15, 1915 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha Ruth Shoaf
October 2, 1916 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 years)

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 son
#3Paul Arthur Shoaf
April 18, 1918 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 29 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 30 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Betty Anne Swicegood
October 30, 1935 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childPaul Arthur ShoafLula Inez MichaelView this family
November 11, 1939 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lucy Ruth Swicegood
January 18, 1941 (Age 53 years)
Death of a granddaughterLucy Ruth Swicegood
January 18, 1941 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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 62 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 wifeMarjorie Ruth Yarbourgh
September 24, 1963 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 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, 1970 (Age 83 years)
Last change December 31, 201610:28:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Marjorie Ruth Yarbourgh - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
Wiley Franklin Shoaf
Birth: April 15, 1915 28 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 2002Davidson, North Carolina, United States
18 months
daughter
18 months
son
Paul Arthur Shoaf
Birth: April 18, 1918 31 24Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 16, 1986Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

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