The Shemwell Family

Ruth Ola PulleyAge: 74 years19262000

Ruth Ola Pulley
Given names
Ruth Ola
Married name
Ruth Ola Dodgen
Birth March 15, 1926 27 26
MarriageJ C DodgenView this family

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Henry “Pork” Pulley Jr.
February 12, 1932 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRachel Case “Rachie” Janney
February 12, 1939 (Age 12 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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 23 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 fatherWilliam Henry “Willie” Pulley
March 20, 1955 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherMyrtle Elizabeth Ross
December 14, 1955 (Age 29 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Virgil Pulley
December 6, 1959 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 sisterNannie Mae Pulley
June 4, 1982 (Age 56 years)
Death of a husbandJ C Dodgen
July 30, 1992 (Age 66 years)
Death May 6, 2000 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: McMillan Cemetery
Last change December 9, 201712:29:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
Nannie Mae Pulley
Birth: April 16, 1920 21 20Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 4, 1982Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States
4 years
elder sister
Virginia Pulley
Birth: March 31, 1924 25 24Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 3, 2007Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
23 months
Ruth Ola Pulley
Birth: March 15, 1926 27 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 6, 2000Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee, United States
younger brother
William Henry “Pork” Pulley Jr.
Birth: February 12, 1932 33 32Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 2017Cunningham, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Family with J C Dodgen - View this family
J C Dodgen
Birth: November 25, 1927
Death: July 30, 1992Houston, Tennessee, United States
Ruth Ola Pulley
Birth: March 15, 1926 27 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 6, 2000Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee, United States

Ruth Ola Pulley has 8 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)