The Shemwell Family

Herbert Bradley VaughnAge: 71 years19021974

Name
Herbert Bradley Vaughn
Given names
Herbert Bradley
Surname
Vaughn
Birth August 17, 1902
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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/
MarriageBessie Dee AtkinsView this family
estimated 1925 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 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 2, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Census April 30, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 47 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 wifeBessie Dee Atkins
August 27, 1955 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 April 25, 1974 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Woodlawn Memorial Park
Last change November 30, 201814:00:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Bessie Dee Atkins - View this family
himself
Herbert Bradley Vaughn
Birth: August 17, 1902Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States
Death: April 25, 1974Inman, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
wife
Bessie Dee Atkins
Birth: November 20, 1898 27 18Sandy Springs, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1955Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Marriage: estimated 1925

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Bradley Vaughn - Household

Piedmont Road Beech Springs, Spartanburg, South Carolina

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Vaughn, HerbertheadMW28M24SCSCSCPlumberCotton Mill
Vaughn, BessiewifeFW26M22SCSCSCFolderBleachery

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Bradley Vaughn - Household

Piedmont Road Beech Springs, Spartanburg, South Carolina

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Vaughn, HerbertheadMW37MGASame HousePipe FitterTextile
Vaughn, BessieXwifeFW41MSCSame House