The Shemwell Family

Carl McMillanAge: 85 years19111997

Carl McMillan
Given names
Birth December 7, 1911 23 22
Birth of a sisterPauline McMillan
about 1911
Birth of a brotherBenton J McMillan Jr.
October 11, 1913 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 motherMartha Ella Green
May 9, 1974 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a brotherBenton J McMillan Jr.
April 28, 1980 (Age 68 years)
Death of a fatherBenton J McMillan
February 24, 1981 (Age 69 years)
Death November 30, 1997 (Age 85 years)
Last change November 10, 201710:58:50

by: Barry Shemwell
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Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
Marriage: December 28, 1909
2 years
11 months
Carl McMillan
Birth: December 7, 1911 23 22Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: November 30, 1997Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
22 months
younger brother
Benton J McMillan Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1913 24 24Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: April 28, 1980Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

Carl McMillan has 7 first cousins recorded