The Shemwell Family

Ovie Odell HarrisAge: 62 years19141976

Name
Ovie Odell Harris
Given names
Ovie Odell
Surname
Harris
Birth March 10, 1914 23 19
MarriageMargaret Elizabeth StinsonView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 months)

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 2 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 3 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 15 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Ann Shemwell
March 8, 1931 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Rastus “Raz” Harris
July 4, 1932 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Troy Leaman Harris
November 2, 1942 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 35 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 June 28, 1976 (Age 62 years)
Last change March 6, 201812:08:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Homer Heritage Harris
Birth: September 9, 1890 40 40Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 1986Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
mother
Cheatie Lee Boley
Birth: March 22, 1894Claymour, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 12, 1986Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
himself
Ovie Odell Harris
Birth: March 10, 1914 23 19Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 28, 1976Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
Family with Margaret Elizabeth Stinson - View this family
himself
Ovie Odell Harris
Birth: March 10, 1914 23 19Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 28, 1976Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
wife
Margaret Elizabeth Stinson
Birth: June 20, 1916Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 2008Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
son
Troy Leaman Harris
Birth: November 2, 1942 28 26Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 28, 2003Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Ovie Odell Harris has 16 first cousins recorded

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