The Shemwell Family

Otis W MillenAge: 75 years18971972

Name
Otis W Millen
Given names
Otis W
Surname
Millen
Birth June 20, 1897 35 31
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 months)
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
Birth of a sisterElla May Millen
about 1900 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Mitchell
March 13, 1900 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Edward “Jack” Millen
August 26, 1903 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterElla May Millen
about 1903 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherHarriet Miranda “Mary” Shemwell
March 11, 1906 (Age 8 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 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 19 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 20 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 1, 1920 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherJames Howard Millen
April 8, 1927 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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 motherMary Lee “Mollie” Mitchell
September 16, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 52 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 48 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 September 2, 1972 (Age 75 years)
Last change September 27, 201716:09:23

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: December 18, 1888Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
elder brother
St Augustus “Gus” Millen
Birth: November 15, 1889 28 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 23, 1979Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
2 years
elder brother
9 months
elder sister
Denie Kathleen Millen
Birth: September 23, 1891 30 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1974Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
15 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
5 years
himself
Otis W Millen
Birth: June 20, 1897 35 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 2, 1972Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States
4 years
younger sister
Ella May Millen
Birth: about 1900 38 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: about 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
John Edward “Jack” Millen
Birth: August 26, 1903 42 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1976Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

Otis W Millen has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Howard Millen - Household

228 Delmar Ave Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Millen, James HheadMW44M22KYKYKYCar ReparerRailroad shop
Millen, Mary LwifeFW45M2265KYKYKY
Millen, St AugustinesonMW20SKYKYKYBlacksmithRailroad shop
Millen, Catherine EdaughterFW18SKYKYKY
Millen, Harry MsonMW17SKYKYKY
Millen, Otis WsonMW12SKYKYKY
Millen, John EsonMW6SKYKYKY
Larman, HarryboarderMW21SKYKYKYlaborerRR worh

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Howard Millen - Household

306 Cumberland Ave Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Millen, HowardheadMW58MKYKYKYConductorRailroad
Millen, Mary LeewifeFW54MKYTNKY
Millen, HarrysonMW29STNKYKYEngineerRailroad
Millen, OtissonMW22SKYKYKY
Millen, JohnsonMW16SKYKYKY