The Shemwell Family

Lacy Edward ForsterAge: 87 years19101998

Lacy Edward Forster
Given names
Lacy Edward
Birth November 29, 1910 31 27
Marriage of parentsRobert Emmett ForsterLola Bell LacyView this family
calculated 1910

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 24, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Emmett Forster
March 8, 1923 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllen L Mullineaux
April 13, 1926 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Census May 18, 1940 (Age 29 years)
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 -
MarriageDorothy Caroline MooreView this family
June 5, 1946 (Age 35 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherEthan Hannibal Lacy
May 17, 1948 (Age 37 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Adeline “Addie” Holland
January 14, 1949 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 wifeDorothy Caroline Moore
May 2, 1971 (Age 60 years)
Death of a motherLola Bell Lacy
October 30, 1973 (Age 62 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 January 11, 1998 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Holly Hill Memorial Gardens
Last change July 29, 201915:36:59

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Robert Emmett Forster
Birth: April 18, 1879 60 38Morgan, Missouri, United States
Death: March 8, 1923Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States
Marriage: calculated 1910
11 months
Lacy Edward Forster
Birth: November 29, 1910 31 27Morgan, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1998Jessup, Howard, Maryland, United States
Family with Dorothy Caroline Moore - View this family
Lacy Edward Forster
Birth: November 29, 1910 31 27Morgan, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1998Jessup, Howard, Maryland, United States
Dorothy Caroline Moore
Birth: December 28, 1922New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: May 2, 1971Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Marriage: June 5, 1946Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Lacy Edward Forster has 1 first cousin recorded

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Mother's family (1)

Parents Elvin Milton Lacy + Winnie Grace Coe
1Elvin Eugene Lacy19231991