The Shemwell Family

Myra WhitneyAge: 87 years18991986

Myra Whitney
Given names
Married name
Myra Lacy
Birth March 30, 1899
MarriageWilliam Henry LacyView this family

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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Charles Woodford “Googie” Lacy
March 7, 1921 (Age 21 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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 husbandWilliam Henry Lacy
March 19, 1974 (Age 74 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 December 13, 1986 (Age 87 years)
Last change September 11, 201709:30:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Henry Lacy - View this family
Myra Whitney
Birth: March 30, 1899Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 1986Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Charles Woodford “Googie” Lacy
Birth: March 7, 1921 27 21Allegre, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 15, 2006Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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