The Shemwell Family

Ruby Helen HerringAge: 58 years19071965

Name
Ruby Helen Herring
Given names
Ruby Helen
Surname
Herring
Married name
Ruby Helen McGaha
Birth July 3, 1907 21 23
MarriageCharles P McGahaView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherRoy Phillip Herring
December 2, 1909 (Age 2 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMildred Herring
February 14, 1912 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 sisterSibyl Larue Herring
December 31, 1916 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 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 10 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 sisterDorothy Nell Herring
January 22, 1919 (Age 11 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterHarriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Theopholus Herring
March 10, 1925 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 fatherDavid Edgar Herring
November 23, 1931 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Birth of a daughter
#1Sara McGaha
November 9, 1934 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sue McGaha
September 23, 1937 (Age 30 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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 paternal grandmotherEmily Jane Rollins
April 16, 1957 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterMildred Herring
November 14, 1958 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Auto Accident - Thrown from Automobile
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 December 25, 1965 (Age 58 years)
Last change March 5, 202014:00:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 11, 1906Montague, Texas, United States
17 months
herself
Ruby Helen Herring
Birth: July 3, 1907 21 23Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: December 25, 1965Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
younger brother
Roy Phillip Herring
Birth: December 2, 1909 24 25Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: May 14, 1968Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
younger sister
Mildred Herring
Birth: February 14, 1912 26 27Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 14, 1958Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
5 years
younger sister
Sibyl Larue Herring
Birth: December 31, 1916 31 32Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: April 29, 2003Midwest City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Harriet Lucille Herring
Birth: February 2, 1923 37 38Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 7, 2002Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Family with Charles P McGaha - View this family
husband
herself
Ruby Helen Herring
Birth: July 3, 1907 21 23Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: December 25, 1965Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage:
daughter
Sara McGaha
Birth: November 9, 1934 37 27Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: October 29, 2007Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
daughter
Sue McGaha
Birth: September 23, 1937 40 30Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States
Death: December 17, 2008Austin, Travis, Texas, United States

Ruby Helen Herring has 4 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

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