The Shemwell Family

Harold Alton MusgraveAge: 78 years19111989

Harold Alton Musgrave
Given names
Harold Alton
Birth May 13, 1911 26 24
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a fatherRobert Harold Musgrave
October 15, 1918 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 -
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentElmer Albert AllenRhoda Kathryn RichardsonView this family
April 14, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterElmerine Virginia “Jenny” Allen
April 19, 1921 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherRhoda Kathryn Richardson
about 1924 (Age 12 years)

Note: Presumed death prior to Nov. 1924 - Rhoda disappears before the 1930 census. Elmer remarries 11-8-1924. Their daughter is with him and new wife in 1930. -b
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageRoberta Helen DupreeView this family
July 16, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Roberta Jeanne Musgrave
July 16, 1939 (Age 28 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Death of a wifeRoberta Helen Dupree
July 11, 1945 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
November 26, 1947 (Age 36 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherEdward M Richardson
December 17, 1947 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 -
Marriage of a childLeRoy Frank FleegerRoberta Jeanne MusgraveView this family
November 12, 1960 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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. -
Death October 30, 1989 (Age 78 years)
Last change March 19, 201815:25:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Robert Harold Musgrave
Birth: August 22, 1884Cooke, Texas, United States
Death: October 15, 1918Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: about 1910
16 months
Harold Alton Musgrave
Birth: May 13, 1911 26 24Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 30, 1989Seal Beach, Orange, California, United States
Mother’s family with Elmer Albert Allen - View this family
Marriage: April 14, 1920McClain, Oklahoma, United States
1 year
Elmerine Virginia “Jenny” Allen
Birth: April 19, 1921 25 34Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 1, 1994Riverside, Riverside, California, United States
Family with Roberta Helen Dupree - View this family
Harold Alton Musgrave
Birth: May 13, 1911 26 24Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 30, 1989Seal Beach, Orange, California, United States
Marriage: July 16, 1935McClain, Oklahoma, United States
4 years
Roberta Jeanne Musgrave
Birth: July 16, 1939 28 21Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 8, 2016Stanton, Orange, California, United States

Harold Alton Musgrave has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Roda C Richardson - Household

Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Musgrave, Mrs R HheadFW32WdMOTNKYSalesladyDry goods store
Musgrave, HaroldsonMW8SOKTXMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lucy S Jones - Household

Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma

Musgrave, Harold AheadMW28MOKOklahoma CityOKAttendantGasoline Service Station
Musgrave, Roberta HwifeFW21MOKOklahoma CityOK
Musgrave, Jeanne RdaughterFW8mSOK

Roberta's family are also in household