The Shemwell Family

Garland Leon “Buck” HodgesAge: 75 years19181993

Name
Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
Given names
Garland Leon
Surname
Hodges
Nickname
Buck
Birth February 19, 1918 34 32
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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/
Census February 10, 1920 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherDoyle Preston Hodges
April 16, 1925 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wiley Hodges
December 18, 1925 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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 April 3, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJulia Frances Yelvington
January 18, 1938 (Age 19 years)
Census April 26, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Military
WWII Draft Registration
1941 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 of a maternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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 fatherJohn Lee Hodges
January 25, 1957 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherMary Bertha “Bertie” Williams
June 17, 1969 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 of a brotherOtis Lee Hodges
March 1987 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherHerman Wiley Hodges
June 10, 1989 (Age 71 years)
Death September 15, 1993 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: East Tennessee Cemetery
Last change February 11, 201710:24:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
elder brother
Earnest T Hodges
Birth: January 2, 1906 22 20Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 27, 1917Union, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Otis Lee Hodges
Birth: calculated 1911 27 25Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 1987Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
sister
Private
elder brother
Herman Wiley Hodges
Birth: May 1, 1915 32 29Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 10, 1989Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
3 years
himself
Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
Birth: February 19, 1918 34 32Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 15, 1993Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Doyle Preston Hodges
Birth: April 16, 1925 42 39Union, Arkansas, United States
Burial: Lone Oak Cemetery, Union, Arkansas, United States

Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges has 16 first cousins recorded