The Shemwell Family

LaRoy Raymond RoperAge: 58 years19191978

Name
LaRoy Raymond Roper
Given names
LaRoy Raymond
Surname
Roper
Birth October 13, 1919 42 37
Census January 3, 1920 (Age 2 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCynthia Arminta Hall
March 3, 1921 (Age 16 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 3, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
October 22, 1934 (Age 15 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherElzira “Ella” McMahan
April 27, 1943 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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 fatherJames Burton Roper
April 11, 1954 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Cerebral hemorrhage
Occupation
President
1956 (Age 36 years)
Employer: United Oil Company
Birth of a grandson
#1John Rockne Wilferth
August 7, 1965 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterFern Gladys Roper
August 8, 1972 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 August 22, 1978 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change June 21, 201916:04:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Elzira “Ella” McMahan
Birth: September 10, 1882 35 23Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1943West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
elder brother
Lester Lee Roper
Birth: November 25, 1901 24 19Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: January 16, 1982Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
6 years
elder sister
Pearl Inez Roper
Birth: October 16, 1907 30 25Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: December 5, 2000San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
3 years
elder sister
Fern Gladys Roper
Birth: August 5, 1910 33 27Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: August 8, 1972Shinkle, Howell, Missouri, United States
9 years
himself
LaRoy Raymond Roper
Birth: October 13, 1919 42 37Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: August 22, 1978Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
sister
Private
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step-mother
Private
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himself
LaRoy Raymond Roper
Birth: October 13, 1919 42 37Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: August 22, 1978Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
wife
Lucy Leone Lovell
Birth: May 11, 1920Regan, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States
Death: May 16, 2018Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

LaRoy Raymond Roper has 9 first cousins recorded

OccupationCity Directory
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Burton Roper - Household

County Roads Siloam Springs, Howell, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Roper, James BheadMW42MNCNCNCFarmerGeneral Farm
Roper, EllawifeFW37MMOMOMO
Roper, Lester LsonMW18SMONCMOTeacherPublic School
Roper, Pearl IdaughterFW12SMONCMO
Roper, Fern GdaughterFW9SMONCMO
Roper, LaRoysonMW2mSMONCMO
Roper, Cynthia AmotherFW83WdNCNCNC