The Shemwell Family

Mildred HerringAge: 46 years19121958

Mildred Herring
Given names
Birth February 14, 1912 26 27
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a sisterSibyl Larue Herring
December 31, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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 -
Birth of a sisterDorothy Nell Herring
January 22, 1919 (Age 6 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterHarriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Theopholus Herring
March 10, 1925 (Age 13 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 7, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Edgar Herring
November 23, 1931 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 21 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Death of a maternal 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 37 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 paternal grandmotherEmily Jane Rollins
April 16, 1957 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 November 14, 1958 (Age 46 years)
Cause of death: Auto Accident - Thrown from Automobile
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Crestview Memorial Park
Last change November 10, 201714:29:37

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: February 11, 1906Montague, Texas, United States
17 months
elder sister
Ruby Helen Herring
Birth: July 3, 1907 21 23Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: December 25, 1965Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
elder brother
Roy Phillip Herring
Birth: December 2, 1909 24 25Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: May 14, 1968Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
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 BeckelSibyl 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 BolesHarriet Lucille Herring
Birth: February 2, 1923 37 38Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 7, 2002Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

Mildred Herring has 4 first cousins recorded