The Shemwell Family

Orliss Barnett1899

Orliss Barnett
Given names
Birth calculated 1899
MarriageM Mildred View this family

Birth of a sisterOlivia Barnett
September 7, 1902 (Age 3 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 19 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 41 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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. -
Death of a sisterOlivia Barnett
July 20, 2001 (Age 102 years)

Last change January 16, 201711:55:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
4 years
4 years
younger sister
Olivia Barnett
Birth: September 7, 1902Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 20, 2001Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Family with M Mildred - View this family

Orliss Barnett has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Ellen Locker - Household

166 Farley Place Paducah, McCracken, KY

Locker, Elizabeth EheadFW71WdKYSame Place
Barnett, OrlisssonMW41MKYSame PlaceSalesmanRetail Clothing
Barnett, M Mildreddaughter in lawFW41MKYSame Place
Barnett, May OladaughterFW44SKYSame PlaceStenographerCourt House
Shemwell, H Hson in lawMW40MKYSame PlaceForemanBoiler Shop
Shemwell, OliviadaughterFW39MKYSame Place