The Shemwell Family

Edna L BrentsAge: 81 years19071989

Edna L Brents
Given names
Edna L
Married name
Edna L Tilley
Birth December 10, 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Bobbie Lee Tilley
August 3, 1931 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Betty Sue “Bonnie” Tilley
April 3, 1935 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Wanda Jean Tilley
June 8, 1937 (Age 29 years)
Death of a daughterWanda Jean Tilley
April 15, 1938 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4Carrol Eugene Tilley
December 22, 1938 (Age 31 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Danny Ralph Shewmake
September 9, 1950 (Age 42 years)
Death of a grandsonDanny Ralph Shewmake
September 9, 1950 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 grandson
#2David Robert Shewmake
March 25, 1966 (Age 58 years)
Death of a grandsonDavid Robert Shewmake
March 28, 1966 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 husbandTollie Clayton Tilley
April 16, 1986 (Age 78 years)
Death October 26, 1989 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Brents Cemetery
Last change March 22, 201912:30:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Tollie Clayton Tilley - View this family
Betty Sue “Bonnie” Tilley
Birth: April 3, 1935 27 27Cleveland, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 30, 2015Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Wanda Jean Tilley
Birth: June 8, 1937 29 29Arkansas, United States
Death: April 15, 1938Arkansas, United States
18 months
Carrol Eugene Tilley
Birth: December 22, 1938 31 31Cleveland, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 23, 2016Cleveland, Arkansas, United States

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