The Shemwell Family

Verna Louise SouthallAge: 90 years18831973

Verna Louise Southall
Given names
Verna Louise
Married name
Verna Louise Hewell
Birth October 26, 1883 27 29
MarriageOscar Edward “Sonny” HewellView this family

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a fatherGeorge Walter Southall
December 12, 1917 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Evelyn Southall Hewell
June 29, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 33 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 34 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Death of a husbandOscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
November 22, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherLucy Evelyn “Evie” Mosley
February 9, 1939 (Age 55 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 66 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 62 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 8, 1973 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Riverside Cemetery
Last change January 31, 201808:46:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
George Walter Southall
Birth: April 18, 1856Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1917Christian, Kentucky, United States
Lucy Evelyn “Evie” Mosley
Birth: December 20, 1853Buckingham, Virginia, United States
Death: February 9, 1939Christian, Kentucky, United States
Verna Louise Southall
Birth: October 26, 1883 27 29Kentucky, United States
Death: November 8, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell - View this family
Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
Birth: December 3, 1882 40 29Kentucky, United States
Death: November 22, 1930Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Verna Louise Southall
Birth: October 26, 1883 27 29Kentucky, United States
Death: November 8, 1973Christian, Kentucky, United States
Evelyn Southall Hewell
Birth: June 29, 1918 35 34Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 8, 2005Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

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