The Shemwell Family

Margaret Louise RigginsAge: 85 years19192004

Name
Margaret Louise Riggins
Given names
Margaret Louise
Surname
Riggins
Married name
Margaret Louise Gaither
Birth July 27, 1919 33 31
MarriageCornelius Gordon GaitherView this family
unknown

Census January 12, 1920 (Age 5 months)
Birth of a brotherGeorge William Riggins
September 18, 1922 (Age 3 years)

Death of a brotherGeorge William Riggins
September 19, 1922 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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 16, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 14 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Isom Tomerlin
December 22, 1935 (Age 16 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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 motherGertrude E “Gertie” Tomerlin
October 16, 1960 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherIrvin Luther Riggins
November 24, 1972 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 husbandCornelius Gordon Gaither
November 28, 2000 (Age 81 years)
Death September 1, 2004 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lexington Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 7, 1916Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
herself
Margaret Louise Riggins
Birth: July 27, 1919 33 31Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 1, 2004Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with Cornelius Gordon Gaither - View this family
husband
Cornelius Gordon Gaither
Birth: February 11, 1913North Fork, Mason, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 28, 2000Stanton, Powell, Kentucky, United States
herself
Margaret Louise Riggins
Birth: July 27, 1919 33 31Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 1, 2004Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:

Margaret Louise Riggins has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Irvin L Riggins - Household

Adairville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Riggins, IrvinheadMW33MKYTNTNFarmerHome farm
Riggins, GertrudewifeFW32MKYTNKY
Riggins, MargaretdaughterFW6mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Irvin Riggins - Household

Adairville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Riggins, Irvin LheadMW44M31KYKYTNFarmerGeneral farm
Riggins, Gertrude EwifeFW43M30KYTNKY
Riggins, Margaret LdaughterFW10SKYKYKY