The Shemwell Family

Leonard Miller1902

Leonard Miller
Given names
Birth about 1902 54 42
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
February 1, 1903 (Age 13 months)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a fatherFrancis M Miller
December 10, 1918 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 23, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherLouise J Howe
January 8, 1940 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 sisterLucy Henley Miller
April 19, 1958 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sisterRebecca Francis “Fannie” Miller
March 20, 1967 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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. -

Last change May 12, 201814:53:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 2, 1884Cooper, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Lucy Henley Miller
Birth: December 11, 1889 42 30Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: April 19, 1958Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
7 years
elder brother
6 years

Leonard Miller has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Francis M Miller - Household

Heaths Creek, Pettis, Missouri

Miller, Francis MheadMW62M226KYTNKYCarpenter
Miller, LuewifeFW51M12664MOKYMO
Miller, ClarencesonMW13SKSKYMO
Miller, LeonardsonMW8SKSKYMO

Francis's 2nd marriage. -b