The Shemwell Family

Cora Lee FosterAge: 89 years18861976

Cora Lee Foster
Given names
Cora Lee
Married name
Cora Lee Sherrod
Birth June 27, 1886
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
MarriageHorace Drake SherrodView this family
June 28, 1903 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Roy K Sherrod
November 21, 1911 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#2Coy Ray Sherrod
July 16, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 6, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jo Ann Sherrod
April 11, 1931 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dona Kaye Sherrod
September 13, 1939 (Age 53 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 63 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 husbandHorace Drake Sherrod
February 13, 1960 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 March 25, 1976 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery: Lewisburg Cemetery
Last change April 10, 201809:37:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Horace Drake Sherrod - View this family
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: June 28, 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 years
7 years
Coy Ray Sherrod
Birth: July 16, 1918 32 32Kentucky, United States
Death: January 18, 1992Logan, Kentucky, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Sherrod, H DheadMW35MKYKYKYDealer in live stockAt home
Sherrod, Cora LwifeFW32MKYKYKY
Sherrod, Roy KsonMW8SKYKYKY
Sherrod, Coy RsonMW1-7mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Hopkinsville & Greensville Road Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Sherrod, Horace DheadMW44M18KYKYKYDealerLivestock
Sherrod, Cora LwifeFW43M17KYKYKY
Sherrod, Roy KsonMW18SKYKYKY
Sherrod, Coy RsonMW11SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Horace Drake Sherrod - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

Sherrod, H DheadMW54MKYsame placeDealerLivestock
Sherrod, CorawifeFW53MKYsame place
Sherrod, Coy RaysonMW21SKYsame placeFarmer