The Shemwell Family

Ernest W GrinsteadAge: 72 years19091981

Ernest W Grinstead
Given names
Ernest W
Birth May 19, 1909 24 19
MarriageLouise RehakView this family

Census April 25, 1910 (Age 11 months)
Birth of a brotherElmer Roy Grinstead
November 10, 1913 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a maternal grandfatherFrancis M Miller
December 10, 1918 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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 10, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLouise J Howe
January 8, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 fatherAbner Eli Grinstead
January 30, 1946 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 -
Death of a motherLucy Henley Miller
April 19, 1958 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 November 5, 1981 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery
Last change March 24, 201813:46:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Lucy Henley Miller
Birth: December 11, 1889 42 30Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: April 19, 1958Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
elder sister
15 months
Ernest W Grinstead
Birth: May 19, 1909 24 19Missouri, United States
Death: November 5, 1981Pettis, Missouri, United States
younger brother
Elmer Roy Grinstead
Birth: November 10, 1913 28 23Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 15, 1988Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Family with Louise Rehak - View this family
Ernest W Grinstead
Birth: May 19, 1909 24 19Missouri, United States
Death: November 5, 1981Pettis, Missouri, United States
Louise Rehak
Birth: January 5, 1911Missouri, United States
Death: October 6, 1998Pettis, Missouri, United States

Ernest W Grinstead has 2 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Abner Eli Grinstead - Household

Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States

Grinstead, Abner EsonMW25M3MOMOOKfarmer
Grinstead, Lucy HwifeFW20M322MOMOMO
Grinstead, Ethel LdaughterFW2SMOMOMO
Grinstead, Ernest WsonMW11 monthsSMOMOMO