The Shemwell Family

Reed family

Luther ReedAge: 75 years18831958

Luther Reed
Given names
Birth about 1883 30 31
Birth of a sisterBertha Reed
about 1884 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherClifton Reed
September 30, 1885 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterPearl Reed
October 16, 1888 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMiles G Reed
May 15, 1890 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterAlmira Reed
September 26, 1890 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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 -
Death of a motherMary Jane Lyles
April 1, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 35 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 -
Death of a fatherJames Winfred Reed
May 23, 1919 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 -
Death of a brotherClifton Reed
December 10, 1949 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 June 1, 1958 (Age 75 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:47

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: March 16, 1879Marshall, Kentucky, United States
23 months
elder brother
Clarence L Reed
Birth: February 8, 1881 28 30Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 8, 1881Marshall, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Reed familyLuther Reed
Birth: about 1883 30 31Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1958Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
Clifton Reed
Birth: September 30, 1885 33 34Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 10, 1949Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Almira Reed
Birth: September 26, 1890 38 39Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 15, 1973Symsonia, Graves, Kentucky, United States
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Reed familyLuther Reed
Birth: about 1883 30 31Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1958Marshall, Kentucky, United States

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