The Shemwell Family

Zora McMillanAge: 95 years18841979

Name
Zora McMillan
Given names
Zora
Surname
McMillan
Married name
Zora Herring
Birth May 21, 1884 25 27
Birth of a brotherBenton J McMillan
October 21, 1888 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherCarl McMillan
July 17, 1890 (Age 6 years)
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
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 16 years)
MarriageDavid Edgar HerringView this family
February 11, 1906 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ruby Helen Herring
July 3, 1907 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Roy Phillip Herring
December 2, 1909 (Age 25 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherCarl McMillan
August 12, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mildred Herring
February 14, 1912 (Age 27 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
Birth of a daughter
#4Sibyl Larue Herring
December 31, 1916 (Age 32 years)
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/
Birth of a daughter
#5Dorothy Nell Herring
January 22, 1919 (Age 34 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Harriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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 7, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a husbandDavid Edgar Herring
November 23, 1931 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 49 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sara McGaha
November 9, 1934 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Sue McGaha
September 23, 1937 (Age 53 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 brotherHarry McMillan
April 11, 1946 (Age 61 years)
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
Death of a daughterMildred Herring
November 14, 1958 (Age 74 years)
Cause: Auto Accident - Thrown from Automobile
Death of a daughterRuby Helen Herring
December 25, 1965 (Age 81 years)
Death of a sonRoy Phillip Herring
May 14, 1968 (Age 83 years)
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 November 22, 1979 (Age 95 years)
Cause of death: Cerebral vascular accident
Burial
Cemetery: Crestview Memorial Park
Last change November 10, 201714:47:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 1, 1882Houston, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder brother
Harry McMillan
Birth: January 19, 1883 24 26Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1946Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
16 months
herself
4 years
younger brother
Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
21 months
younger brother
Carl McMillan
Birth: July 17, 1890 31 33Texas, United States
Death: August 12, 1910Texas, United States
Family with David Edgar Herring - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 11, 1906Montague, Texas, United States
17 months
daughter
Ruby Helen Herring
Birth: July 3, 1907 21 23Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: December 25, 1965Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
son
Roy Phillip Herring
Birth: December 2, 1909 24 25Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: May 14, 1968Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
daughter
Mildred Herring
Birth: February 14, 1912 26 27Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 14, 1958Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
5 years
daughter
Sibyl Larue Herring
Birth: December 31, 1916 31 32Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: April 29, 2003Midwest City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Harriet Lucille Herring
Birth: February 2, 1923 37 38Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 7, 2002Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

Zora McMillan has 46 first cousins recorded

Father's family (46)

Parents James Henry Pulley + Mary Jane McMillan
1Elizabeth Pulley18691880
4Mary Ann Pulley18731893
5John Henry Pulley18761891
7Lida Mae Pulley18801880
Parents William Howard Slaughter + Sarah Margaret McMillan
1Ollie Slaughter18841971
3Mabel Slaughter18871963
7Lora Slaughter18961973
Parents William Thomas McMillan + Elizabeth Sophia “Lizzie” Miller
1William F McMillan18791903
Parents Barton Aquilla Roby + Elizabeth C McMillan
1Eula Pearl Roby18861955
3Hattie Lou Roby18921967
4John Loyd Roby18941977
5Barton Neal Roby18991900
Parents James Lawrence “Jim” McMillan + Mary Alice Connell
1John Paul McMillan18891972
8Private
Parents Joseph Zachariah “Joe” Shemwell + Nancy Ann “Anna” McMillan
3Flora B Shemwell18931982
Parents William Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell + Judith “Jude” McMillan
2Ora May Shemwell18931965
3Ellie A Shemwell18961982

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Corneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan - Household

Montague, Bowie, Texas

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
McMillan, Neil PheadWMJan185941M18TNTNTNBook keeper
McMillan, Susan CwifeWFNov185643M1864TNILTN
McMillan, HarrysonWMJan188317STNTNTNClerk dry good
McMillan, ZoradaughterWFMay188416STNTNTNAt school
McMillan, BentonsonWMOct188811STNTNTNAt school
McMillan, CarlWMJul18909STXTNTNAt school

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - David Edgar Herring - Household

Grayson Street Nocona, Montague, Texas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Herring, EdgarheadMW25M4TXAKAKLaborerOdd jobs
Herring, ZorawifeFW25M422TNTNTN
Herring, RubydaughterFW2STXTXTN
Herring, RoydaughterFW5mSTXTXTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - David Edgar Herring - Household

Cook Street Nocona, Montague, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Herring, David EheadMW35MTXTXUSCotton Buyer
Herring, ZorawifeFW35MTNTNTN
Herring, RubydaughterFW12STXTXTN
Herring, RoydaughterFW10STXTXTN
Herring, MildreddaughterFW6STXTXTN
Herring, SybledaughterFW3STXTXTN
Herring, DorthadaughterFW1STXTXTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - David Edgar Herring - Household

1512 Filmore Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Herring, David EheadMW44M21TXARMSSalesmanDepartment Stote
Herring, ZorawifeFW45M22TNTNTN
Herring, MildreddaughterFW17STXTXTN
Herring, SybledaughterFW13STXTXTN
Herring, Dorothy NdaughterFW11STXTXTN
Herring, HarrietdaughterFW7STXTXTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Zora McMillan - Household

1405 Kemp Street Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Herring, ZoraheadFW44WdTNSame PlaceCookSchool Cafe
Herring, SybleXdaughterFW23STXSame PlaceTypistReal Estate Office
Herring, DorothydaughterFW21STXSame PlaceStenographerDry goods Store
Herring, LuciledaughterFW17STXSame Place
McMillan, CarolynmotherFW83WdTNSame Place

Zora is 10 yrs younger -b