The Shemwell Family

William Wesley CollinsAge: 80 years19212001

William Wesley Collins
Given names
William Wesley
Birth May 22, 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 -
Historical Event
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 -
MarriageFrances Donal PorterView this family
June 24, 1950 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
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 -
Birth of a son
#1James Patrick Collins
July 3, 1959 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
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. -
Death of a sonJames Patrick Collins
September 19, 1985 (Age 64 years)
Death of a wifeFrances Donal Porter
February 28, 1989 (Age 67 years)
Death August 1, 2001 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery: Rolla Cemetery
Last change January 31, 201713:17:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Frances Donal Porter - View this family
Frances Donal Porter
Birth: March 1, 1925 43 35Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 28, 1989Phelps, Missouri, United States
Marriage: June 24, 1950Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States
9 years
James Patrick Collins
Birth: July 3, 1959 38 34New Jersey, United States
Death: September 19, 1985Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

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