The Shemwell Family

Henry J CopelandAge: 76 years18841961

Name
Henry J Copeland
Given names
Henry J
Surname
Copeland
Note: State Senator
Birth December 9, 1884
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageBerta Laurine ShemwellView this family
November 10, 1915 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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/
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 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 11, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Census April 17, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 December 5, 1961 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Last change December 14, 201809:17:59

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Berta Laurine Shemwell - View this family
himself
Henry J Copeland
Birth: December 9, 1884Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Death: December 5, 1961Washington, United States
wife
Berta Laurine Shemwell
Birth: December 10, 1887 39 29Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1969Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: November 10, 1915Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

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MarriageWashington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Upper Mill Creek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Copeland, HenryheadMW35MWAORILFarmerFarming
Copeland, LorenewifeFW34MKYKYTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Upper Mill Creek Road Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Copeland, Henry JheadMW45MWAORILFarmerFarm
Copeland, Laurine BwifeFW40MKYKYKY
Fisher, Carl MlodgerMW30DKSKSKSLaborerFarm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Henry J Copeland - Household

Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Copeland, Henry JheadMW54MWAFarmerWheat Farm
Copeland, LorenewifeFW51MKY
Shemwell, Henry Cbrother in lawMW44SKYLaborerFarm

Name
State Senator