The Shemwell Family

Benton J McMillan Jr.Age: 66 years19131980

Name
Benton J McMillan Jr.
Given names
Benton J
Surname
McMillan
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth October 11, 1913 24 24
MarriageHelen Marie LooneyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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 13, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 16, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 36 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 wifeHelen Marie Looney
February 7, 1954 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherMartha Ella Green
May 9, 1974 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 April 28, 1980 (Age 66 years)
Last change February 13, 202018:15:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
mother
sister
Private
elder brother
Carl McMillan
Birth: December 7, 1911 23 22Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: November 30, 1997Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
22 months
himself
Benton J McMillan Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1913 24 24Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: April 28, 1980Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Family with Helen Marie Looney - View this family
himself
Benton J McMillan Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1913 24 24Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: April 28, 1980Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
wife
Helen Marie Looney
Birth: November 18, 1922Klondike, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: February 7, 1954Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States
Marriage:

Benton J McMillan Jr. has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Benton J McMillan - Household

East 14th St. Cooper, Delta, Texas

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
McMillan, Benton JheadMW51MTNSame PlaceSalesmanRetail Hardware
McMillan, M EllawifeFW50MTXSame Place
McMillan, CarlXsonMW28STXSame PlaceSalesmanRetail Hardware
McMillan, Benton J JrsonMW26STXSame PlaceBookkeeperRetail Lumber Yard