The Shemwell Family

William Kermit WattsAge: 77 years19201998

Name
William Kermit Watts
Given names
William Kermit
Surname
Watts
Birth December 25, 1920 32 23
MarriageHelen C LeeView this family
unknown

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 7, 1930 (Age 9 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Dillard “Dill” Watts
May 8, 1937 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Clark Watts
November 20, 1938 (Age 17 years)
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 19 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 paternal grandmotherSarah Ann “Anna” Freeman
1959 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherWillie May Neal
October 26, 1971 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 October 18, 1998 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Palmetto Cemetery
Last change October 7, 201816:38:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Edward Dillard “Dill” Watts
Birth: March 26, 1888 24 19Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: May 8, 1937Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
mother
Willie May Neal
Birth: March 22, 1897McCracken, Christian, Missouri, United States
Death: October 26, 1971Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas, United States
elder sister
Chestene Watts RokickiChestene Watts
Birth: June 7, 1916 28 19Missouri, United States
Death: November 29, 2009Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States
5 years
himself
William Kermit Watts
Birth: December 25, 1920 32 23Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: October 18, 1998Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
sister
Private
Family with Helen C Lee - View this family
himself
William Kermit Watts
Birth: December 25, 1920 32 23Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: October 18, 1998Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
wife
Helen C Lee
Birth: May 13, 1922
Death: May 24, 2009Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Marriage:

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