The Shemwell Family

Dorothy EdwardsAge: 81 years19242005

Dorothy Edwards
Given names
Birth January 29, 1924 33 27
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 6 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 -
Death of a fatherByron Edwards
February 4, 1947 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherDavid Leland Green
January 2, 1949 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 35 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherKatherine Bomboy
November 18, 1965 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 sisterMyrtle Edwards
November 21, 1987 (Age 63 years)
Death June 25, 2005 (Age 81 years)

Last change July 29, 201915:36:44

by: Barry Shemwell
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Byron Edwards
Birth: May 8, 1890 26 20Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1947St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
elder sister
Myrtle Edwards
Birth: January 21, 1918 27 21Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 21, 1987St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
6 years
Dorothy Edwards
Birth: January 29, 1924 33 27Higginsville, Lafayette, Missouri, United States
Death: June 25, 2005

Dorothy Edwards has 1 first cousin recorded

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Byron Edwards - Household

Lafayette, Dover, Missouri

Edwards, ByronheadMW39M26MOMOMOAsst. SuperintendentInstitution
Green, HelenwifeFW33M19MOMOMO
Edwards, MyrtledaughterFW12SMOMOMO
Edwards, DorothydaughterFW6SMOMOMO