The Shemwell Family

Mary Elizabeth AshfordAge: 86 years19232009

Mary Elizabeth Ashford
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Thomas
Birth 1923

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 6 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1Malcolm Carl Thomas
March 18, 1943 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Billy Dean Thomas
July 26, 1955 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 of a sonBilly Dean Thomas
February 7, 1985 (Age 62 years)
Death 2009 (Age 86 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Memoral Park Cemetery
Last change September 18, 201816:47:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Wesley Carl Thomas - View this family
Wesley Carl Thomas
Birth: September 8, 1921 28 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 4, 2015Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Malcolm Carl Thomas
Birth: March 18, 1943 21 20Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 6, 2014
12 years
Billy Dean Thomas
Birth: July 26, 1955 33 32Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 7, 1985Santa Barbara, California, United States

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