The Shemwell Family

Wiley Franklin ShoafAge: 86 years19152002

Name
Wiley Franklin Shoaf
Given names
Wiley Franklin
Surname
Shoaf
Birth April 15, 1915 28 21
Birth of a sisterMartha Ruth Shoaf
October 2, 1916 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 brotherPaul Arthur Shoaf
April 18, 1918 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 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/
Death of a maternal grandfatherWhitson Berry Yarbourgh
March 1925 (Age 9 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Jeanette “Mattie” Arnold
January 16, 1929 (Age 13 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 16, 1940 (Age 25 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 motherMarjorie Ruth Yarbourgh
September 24, 1963 (Age 48 years)
Death of a fatherWiley Lee Shoaf
May 23, 1970 (Age 55 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 of a brotherPaul Arthur Shoaf
July 16, 1986 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Ruth Shoaf
December 30, 1991 (Age 76 years)
Death January 4, 2002 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Hill Memorial Park
Last change December 31, 201610:32:44

by: Barry Shemwell
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Wiley Franklin Shoaf
Birth: April 15, 1915 28 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 2002Davidson, North Carolina, United States
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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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Wiley Franklin Shoaf
Birth: April 15, 1915 28 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 2002Davidson, North Carolina, United States
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Mary Elizabeth Michael
Birth: July 18, 1918Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 4, 2008Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
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Wiley Franklin Shoaf has 2 first cousins recorded