The Shemwell Family

Gladys Mary WilliamsAge: 102 years19112013

Name
Gladys Mary Williams
Given names
Gladys Mary
Surname
Williams
Married name
Gladys Mary Dewitt
Birth May 4, 1911 24 20
Birth of a brotherRichard Eugene Williams
August 11, 1913 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherEugene Commodore Williams
September 25, 1913 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCarolyn Brantley
December 25, 1932 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 paternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 motherMary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Stuart
September 23, 1965 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherClarence Edward Williams
November 25, 1969 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 husbandGuy Willard Dewitt
October 1985 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Eugene Williams
June 1, 1998 (Age 87 years)
Death of a half-sisterCarolyn Brantley
January 10, 2006 (Age 94 years)
Death November 10, 2013 (Age 102 years)
Last change February 11, 201714:30:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 12, 1906Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
elder brother
Clarence Edward Williams
Birth: October 27, 1908 21 17Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: November 25, 1969Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
herself
Gladys Mary Williams
Birth: May 4, 1911 24 20Louisiana, United States
Death: November 10, 2013Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
2 years
younger brother
Richard Eugene Williams
Birth: August 11, 1913 26 22Baskin, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1998Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
step-father
Private
mother
half-sister
Carolyn Brantley
Birth: December 25, 1932 42Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: January 10, 2006Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Family with Guy Willard Dewitt - View this family
husband
Guy Willard Dewitt
Birth: April 22, 1911Prentiss, Mississippi, United States
Death: October 1985Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
herself
Gladys Mary Williams
Birth: May 4, 1911 24 20Louisiana, United States
Death: November 10, 2013Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

Gladys Mary Williams has 21 first cousins recorded