The Shemwell Family

Robert Wesley EdwardsAge: 74 years19251999

Robert Wesley Edwards
Given names
Robert Wesley
Birth June 30, 1925 31 20
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census May 7, 1930 (Age 4 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Horner
January 11, 1942 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherVirginia Jane Horner
August 11, 1945 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 -
Marriage of a parentRobert Solon EdwardsCatherine Gill IrwinView this family
after 1945 (Age 19 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherBetty Blanche Smith
July 14, 1951 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Mark Wayne Edwards
May 21, 1952 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sonMark Wayne Edwards
May 31, 1952 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 24 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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherIda Mae Shemwell
August 5, 1959 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Solon Edwards
December 31, 1965 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 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 November 8, 1999 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Ridge Park Cemetery
Last change February 7, 201714:20:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
Robert Wesley Edwards
Birth: June 30, 1925 31 20Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 8, 1999Saline, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Catherine Gill Irwin - View this family
Marriage: after 1945
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Robert Wesley Edwards
Birth: June 30, 1925 31 20Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 8, 1999Saline, Missouri, United States
Mark Wayne Edwards
Birth: May 21, 1952 26Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: May 31, 1952Saline, Missouri, United States

Robert Wesley Edwards has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (3)

Parents Byron Edwards + Helen Green
1Myrtle Edwards19181987
2Dorothy Edwards19242005

Mother's family (0)

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

Arrow Rock, Saline, MO

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

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