The Shemwell Family

Coy Ray SherrodAge: 73 years19181992

Name
Coy Ray Sherrod
Given names
Coy Ray
Surname
Sherrod
Birth July 16, 1918 32 32
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a paternal grandfatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 9 months)
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 17 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 11 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherHorace Drake Sherrod
February 13, 1960 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a motherCora Lee Foster
March 25, 1976 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherRoy K Sherrod
January 18, 1983 (Age 64 years)
Death January 18, 1992 (Age 73 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lewisburg Cemetery
Last change April 10, 201809:39:20

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: June 28, 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 years
elder brother
7 years
himself
Coy Ray Sherrod
Birth: July 16, 1918 32 32Kentucky, United States
Death: January 18, 1992Logan, Kentucky, United States

Coy Ray Sherrod has 22 first cousins recorded

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

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Sherrod, Horace DheadMW44M18KYKYKYDealerLivestock
Sherrod, Cora LwifeFW43M17KYKYKY
Sherrod, Roy KsonMW18SKYKYKY
Sherrod, Coy RsonMW11SKYKYKY

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

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Sherrod, H DheadMW54MKYsame placeDealerLivestock
Sherrod, CorawifeFW53MKYsame place
Sherrod, Coy RaysonMW21SKYsame placeFarmer