The Shemwell Family

James Robert CunninghamAge: 65 years19402005

Name
James Robert Cunningham
Given names
James Robert
Surname
Cunningham
Birth March 15, 1940 25 20
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 28 days)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 months)

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 9 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 maternal grandfatherClarence Richard Shemwell
August 1962 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherClara May Popham
October 27, 1967 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 5 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 fatherRobert Cunningham
before 2005 (Age 64 years)

Note: Son James Robert died in 2005 and his obit says his parents proceeded him in death. -b
Death of a motherVerlie Edith Shemwell
before 2005 (Age 64 years)

Note: Some trees say: 20 Apr 2007 Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.. but her son James Robert died in 2005 and his obit says his parents proceeded him in death.
Death September 19, 2005 (Age 65 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Herrin City Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:49

by: Barry Shemwell
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James Robert Cunningham
Birth: March 15, 1940 25 20Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States
Death: September 19, 2005East Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States
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James Robert Cunningham has 10 first cousins recorded

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Parents George Richard Shemwell Sr. + Agnes Louise Wade
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Parents Clarence Richard “Junior” Shemwell Jr. + Cleda Mae Leeper
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Parents Private + Dorothy M Shemwell
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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Robert Cunningham - Household

604 S. 22nd. Street Herrin, Williamson, Illinois

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Cunningham, RobertheadMW25MILSame townLaborerWPA Road Project
Cunningham, VerlieXwifeFW20MILSame town
Cunningham, James RobertsonMW1mSILSame town