The Shemwell Family

Virgie Mae ToddAge: 83 years18971980

Name
Virgie Mae Todd
Given names
Virgie Mae
Surname
Todd
Married name
Virgie Mae Shemwell
Birth January 19, 1897
Occupation
Grocery store owner

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 years)

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 20 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 52 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
MarriageAlbert Ennis ShemwellView this family
November 9, 1957 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 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 husbandAlbert Ennis Shemwell
June 28, 1980 (Age 83 years)
Death October 19, 1980 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
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Marriage:
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Virgie Mae Todd
Birth: January 19, 1897Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 19, 1980Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Albert Ennis Shemwell - View this family
husband
herself
Virgie Mae Todd
Birth: January 19, 1897Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 19, 1980Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 9, 1957Robertson, Tennessee, United States
Albert Ennis Shemwell + Tennessee Callie “Tennie” Payne - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
step-daughter
Private
step-daughter
Margaret Miladean Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1917 22 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1986Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States
2 years
step-son
Ennis Payne Shemwell
Birth: March 15, 1919 24 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 3, 1999Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
step-daughter
Reva Nell Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1923 29 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 2008Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee, United States
6 years
step-daughter
Wanda Fay Shemwell
Birth: February 8, 1930 35 33Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 10, 2008Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Albert Ennis Shemwell + Mary Elizabeth Burgess - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Mary Elizabeth Burgess
Birth: September 26, 1895Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 20, 1957Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1933

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