The Shemwell Family

Sibyl Larue HerringAge: 86 years19162003

Name
Sibyl Larue Herring
Given names
Sibyl Larue
Surname
Herring
Married name
Sibyl Larue Beckel
Birth December 31, 1916 31 32
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 1 day)

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 12 months)

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 2 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterHarriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Theopholus Herring
March 10, 1925 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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 13 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Edgar Herring
November 23, 1931 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 33 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 40 years)
Death of a sisterMildred Herring
November 14, 1958 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Auto Accident - Thrown from Automobile
Death of a sisterRuby Helen Herring
December 25, 1965 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherRoy Phillip Herring
May 14, 1968 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 of a motherZora McMillan
November 22, 1979 (Age 62 years)
Cause: Cerebral vascular accident
Death of a sisterDorothy Nell Herring
March 1995 (Age 78 years)

Death of a sisterHarriet Lucille Herring
November 7, 2002 (Age 85 years)
Death April 29, 2003 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Arlington Memory Gardens
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
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
elder sister
Mildred Herring
Birth: February 14, 1912 26 27Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: November 14, 1958Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
5 years
herself
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 Lt. Col. Ronald William Beckel - View this family
husband
Lt. Col. Ronald William Beckel
Birth: May 20, 1918Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 30, 2008Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
herself
Sibyl Larue Herring
Birth: December 31, 1916 31 32Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Death: April 29, 2003Midwest City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
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Sibyl Larue Herring has 4 first cousins recorded

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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