The Shemwell Family

Arthur Myers WhartonAge: 69 years19171986

Name
Arthur Myers Wharton
Given names
Arthur Myers
Surname
Wharton
Birth May 1, 1917
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 8 months)

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 12 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
MarriageCressie Helen RichardsonView this family
about 1944 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 32 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
DivorceCressie Helen RichardsonView this family
October 1971 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 September 18, 1986 (Age 69 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mount Vernon Memorial Park
Last change March 17, 201817:48:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Cressie Helen Richardson - View this family
himself
Arthur Myers Wharton
Birth: May 1, 1917Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: September 18, 1986Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States
ex-wife
Cressie Helen Richardson
Birth: November 20, 1922 39 28Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 25, 2003Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States
Marriage: about 1944
Divorce: October 1971San Bernardino, California, United States
Eugene Frank Morris + Cressie Helen Richardson - View this family
wife’s husband
Eugene Frank Morris
Birth: July 28, 1924Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Death: May 15, 1993North Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
ex-wife
Cressie Helen Richardson
Birth: November 20, 1922 39 28Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 25, 2003Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States
Marriage: December 4, 1981San Bernardino, California, United States

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