The Shemwell Family

Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” ParkerAge: 95 years19222017

Name
Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Given names
Ray Curtis Woodman
Surname
Parker
Nickname
Woodrow
Birth February 14, 1922 27 17
Birth of a brotherRaymond Curtis Parker Jr.
July 16, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAda May Shemwell
April 8, 1925 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherLeroy Livingstone Parker
March 11, 1926 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn T McRoyHallie Louise WallsView this family
1936 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherClarence Walls
April 1, 1936 (Age 14 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
June 30, 1942 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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 27 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 paternal grandmotherEliza Ellen Patton
July 8, 1954 (Age 32 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Livingston Parker
January 22, 1955 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 motherHallie Louise Walls
May 18, 1987 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherLeroy Livingstone Parker
June 1, 1994 (Age 72 years)
Death of a fatherRaymond Curtis “Jack” Parker
June 29, 1994 (Age 72 years)
Death of a wifeMartha Helen Lacefield
April 26, 1996 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherRaymond Curtis Parker Jr.
August 28, 2015 (Age 93 years)
Death December 17, 2017 (Age 95 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Last change April 3, 202112:53:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: about 1921Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
13 months
himself
Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
2 years
younger brother
Raymond Curtis Parker Jr.
Birth: July 16, 1924 29 19Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 2015New Concord, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger brother
Leroy Livingstone Parker
Birth: March 11, 1926 31 21Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1994Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Edith Roach - View this family
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step-mother
Sarah Edith Roach
Birth: September 29, 1917Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 3, 1976Butler, Kentucky, United States
half-brother
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half-sister
Private
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step-father
John T McRoy
Birth: September 2, 1908Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1976Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: 1936Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
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himself
Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
wife
Martha Helen Lacefield
Birth: April 19, 1934Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 26, 1996Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
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Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
wife
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son
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himself
Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
wife
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Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
daughter
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Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker has 20 first cousins recorded

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Raymond Curtis “Jack” Parker - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Parker, Raymond CheadMW35M21KYKYKYFarm LaborFarm
Parker, Hallie LwifeFW25M16KYKYKY
Parker, Curtis WsonMW8SKYKYKY
Parker, Raymond C Jr.sonMW5SKYKYKY
Parker, Leroy LsonMW4SKYKYKY

Arthur is listed as Curtis W? -b