The Shemwell Family

Virginia Jane HornerAge: 40 years19041945

Name
Virginia Jane Horner
Given names
Virginia Jane
Surname
Horner
Married name
Virginia Jane Edwards
Birth October 29, 1904 32 24
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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/
MarriageRobert Solon EdwardsView this family
July 17, 1923 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#1Robert Wesley Edwards
June 30, 1925 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 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 May 7, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Thomas Horner
January 11, 1942 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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
Death August 11, 1945 (Age 40 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ridge Park Cemetery
Last change February 7, 201714:31:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
John Thomas Horner
Birth: March 7, 1872New Frankfort, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1942Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
mother
Betty Blanche Smith
Birth: February 21, 1880Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: July 14, 1951Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 15, 1899Missouri, United States
5 years
herself
Virginia Jane Horner
Birth: October 29, 1904 32 24Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 11, 1945Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Family with Robert Solon Edwards - View this family
husband
herself
Virginia Jane Horner
Birth: October 29, 1904 32 24Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 11, 1945Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: July 17, 1923
23 months
son
Robert Wesley Edwards
Birth: June 30, 1925 31 20Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 8, 1999Saline, Missouri, United States
Robert Solon Edwards + Catherine Gill Irwin - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: after 1945

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Robert Solon Edwards - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, MO

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Edwards, R SolonheadMW36M29MOMOMOTruck DriverOil
Edwards, Virginia JwifeFW25M18MOMOMO
Edwards, Robert WsonMW4-10mS20MOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John Thomas Horner - Household

625 North Allen Marshall, Saline, Missouri

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Horner, John TheadMW68MMOSame HouseDock HandIce Plant
Horner, Betty BXwifeFW60MMOSame House
Edwards, Solonson in lawMW46MMORSalineMOCarpenterBuilding Construction
Edwards, VirginiadaughterFW36MMORSalineMO
Edwards, Robert Wgrand sonMW14SMORSalineMO

Death