The Shemwell Family

Viola Lee MooreAge: 83 years18771961

Viola Lee Moore
Given names
Viola Lee
Married name
Viola Lee Wilhite
Birth August 29, 1877
MarriageJohn Robert WilhiteView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1James R Wilhite
1896 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Frederic Moore Wilhite
March 10, 1902 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a childJames R WilhiteLouise DeesonView this family
after 1940 (Age 62 years)

Death of a husbandJohn Robert Wilhite
September 1, 1941 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 72 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 68 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 April 14, 1961 (Age 83 years)
Last change December 17, 201716:28:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Robert Wilhite - View this family
John Robert Wilhite
Birth: 1868Mississippi, United States
Death: September 1, 1941Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
James R Wilhite
Birth: 1896 28 18Tennessee, United States
Death: 1986Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
Frederic Moore Wilhite
Birth: March 10, 1902 34 24Tennessee, United States
Death: June 24, 1961San Bernardino, California, United States

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