The Shemwell Family

Floya Myrtle CookAge: 83 years19212005

Name
Floya Myrtle Cook
Given names
Floya Myrtle
Surname
Cook
Married name
Floya Myrtle Shemwell
Birth July 15, 1921

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 husbandMarvin Clay Shemwell
June 12, 1973 (Age 51 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 March 18, 2005 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
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Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
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Marvin Clay Shemwell
Birth: October 31, 1913 34 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
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Lucille Harrison
Birth: February 17, 1916 23 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1997Berea, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
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