The Shemwell Family

James Oscar “Jim” TomerlinAge: 57 years19211978

Name
James Oscar “Jim” Tomerlin
Given names
James Oscar
Surname
Tomerlin
Nickname
Jim
Birth August 10, 1921 32 22
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 18, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 12 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Isom Tomerlin
December 22, 1935 (Age 14 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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
Death of a fatherOscar O Tomerlin
January 10, 1950 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherGeorgia Marion
February 10, 1951 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 November 10, 1978 (Age 57 years)

Lawsuit October 6, 1982 (3 years after death)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:56

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Oscar O Tomerlin
Birth: March 25, 1889 38 19Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 10, 1950Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
mother
Georgia Marion
Birth: November 4, 1898Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 10, 1951Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
himself
James Oscar “Jim” Tomerlin
Birth: August 10, 1921 32 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 10, 1978
brother
Private

James Oscar “Jim” Tomerlin has 5 first cousins recorded