The Shemwell Family

Elvin Milton LacyAge: 86 years18921979

Name
Elvin Milton Lacy
Given names
Elvin Milton
Surname
Lacy
Birth March 24, 1892 32 30
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

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 (Age 25 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a maternal grandfatherShandy Walker Holland
March 11, 1919 (Age 26 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Death of a maternal grandmotherClara Dent
July 8, 1919 (Age 27 years)
MarriageWinnie Grace CoeView this family
July 19, 1919 (Age 27 years)
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Elvin Eugene Lacy
October 10, 1923 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 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 8, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Census April 17, 1940 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 fatherEthan Hannibal Lacy
May 17, 1948 (Age 56 years)
Death of a motherMary Adeline “Addie” Holland
January 14, 1949 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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 wifeWinnie Grace Coe
November 17, 1969 (Age 77 years)
Death of a sisterLola Bell Lacy
October 30, 1973 (Age 81 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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 January 12, 1979 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Woodlawn Cemetery
Last change June 9, 201917:29:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Ethan Hannibal Lacy
Birth: March 28, 1859Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: May 17, 1948Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: December 23, 1880Missouri, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Shandy Holland Lacy
Birth: January 28, 1886 26 23Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: October 26, 1888Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
6 years
himself
Elvin Milton Lacy
Birth: March 24, 1892 32 30Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: January 12, 1979Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States
Family with Winnie Grace Coe - View this family
himself
Elvin Milton Lacy
Birth: March 24, 1892 32 30Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: January 12, 1979Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States
wife
Winnie Grace Coe
Birth: March 12, 1895 38 35Henry, Missouri, United States
Death: November 17, 1969Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: July 19, 1919Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States
4 years
son
Elvin Eugene Lacy
Birth: October 10, 1923 31 28Chilhowee, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: December 15, 1991

Elvin Milton Lacy has 15 first cousins recorded