The Shemwell Family

Leona Ruth Moss1907

Name
Leona Ruth Moss
Given names
Leona Ruth
Surname
Moss
Birth calculated 1907 47 37
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

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 10 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 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 12, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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
Death of a brotherNobel Simmons Moss
July 14, 1936 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 43 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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
Deathunknown

Last change December 9, 201712:28:34

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
Forest Moss
Birth: calculated 1893 33 23Kentucky, United States
Death:
4 years
elder sister
Kathleen Moss
Birth: calculated 1896 36 26Kentucky, United States
Death:
6 years
elder sister
Vera M Moss
Birth: calculated 1901 41 31Kentucky, United States
Death:
3 years
elder brother
Nobel Simmons Moss
Birth: December 24, 1903 43 33Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1936Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
4 years
herself
Leona Ruth Moss
Birth: calculated 1907 47 37Kentucky, United States
Death:

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lewis H Moss - Household

Gage, Ballard, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Moss, Louie HheadMW60MVAVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Moss, Arnice AwifeFW50MKYKYKY
Moss, Vera MdaughterFW19SKYVAKY
Moss, Nobel SsonMW17MKYVAKYLaborerHome Farm
Moss, Leona RdaughterFW13SKYVAKY