The Shemwell Family

Joe Ray RichardsonAge: 90 years19262017

Name
Joe Ray Richardson
Given names
Joe Ray
Surname
Richardson
Birth October 15, 1926 25 23
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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 19, 1930 (Age 3 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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 grandmotherVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
November 26, 1947 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward M Richardson
December 17, 1947 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 23 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 fatherHiram Emory Richardson
October 1963 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 motherLucy Matilda Sharp
February 24, 1991 (Age 64 years)
Death September 4, 2017 (Age 90 years)
Last change May 16, 201818:17:33

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Hiram Emory Richardson
Birth: 1901 37 39Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 1963Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
mother
Lucy Matilda Sharp
Birth: October 8, 1903Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1991Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: September 19, 1924Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
himself
Joe Ray Richardson
Birth: October 15, 1926 25 23Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: September 4, 2017Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Hiram Emory Richardson - Household

Sec 12 Davis, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Richardson, Hiram EheadMW28M21OKMOMOLaborerLumber Yard
Richardson, Lucy MwifeFW26M20TNTNTN
Richardson, Joe RsonMW3-5mSOKOKTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Hiram Emory Richardson - Household

325 N. Florence Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Richardson, EmoryheadMW39MOKsame placeAttendantGasoline Station
Richardson, LucyXwifeFW37MTNsame place
Richardson, Joe RaysonMW13SOKsame place