The Shemwell Family

Pauline DriskillAge: 74 years19141988

Pauline Driskill
Given names
Married name
Pauline Harris
Birth August 5, 1914
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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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-
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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 -
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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 -
MarriageMelvin Layton HarrisView this family
about 1930 (Age 15 years)

Census April 17, 1930 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#1Ronald L Harris
April 7, 1934 (Age 19 years)
Census April 24, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Brenda Gayle Harris
February 7, 1941 (Age 26 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 -
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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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Terry Keith Tabb
July 22, 1960 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sonRonald L Harris
August 26, 1972 (Age 58 years)
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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. -
Death August 30, 1988 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change April 8, 201811:57:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Melvin Layton Harris - View this family
Marriage: about 1930
4 years
Ronald L Harris
Birth: April 7, 1934 22 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 26, 1972Todd, Kentucky, United States
7 years
Brenda Gayle Harris
Birth: February 7, 1941 29 26Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 2012Orange City, Volusia, Florida, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Melvin Layton Harris - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Harris, Melvin LheadMW18MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Harris, PaulinewifeFW15MKYKYKY

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Melvin Layton Harris - Household

Todd, Kentucky

Harris, Melvin LheadMW28MKYsame placeFarmerFarm
Harris, PaulineXwifeFW25MKYsame place
Harris, Ronald LsonMW6MKY