The Shemwell Family

Vera Anita TilleyAge: 72 years19241997

Vera Anita Tilley
Given names
Vera Anita
Married name
Vera Anita Medlock
Birth August 6, 1924 31 24
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterBetty Jewel Tilley
July 14, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterEtta Lou Tilley
January 4, 1932 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterBernice L Tilley
January 28, 1936 (Age 11 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 15 years)
MarriageL D MedlockView this family
February 6, 1942 (Age 17 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLuella L “Ella” Adams
January 5, 1945 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 25 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
#1Carlos D Medlock
October 20, 1956 (Age 32 years)

Death of a fatherJames Eardy Tilley
July 1, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Death of a husbandL D Medlock
December 27, 1973 (Age 49 years)

Death of a sonCarlos D Medlock
December 27, 1973 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 motherIrma E Turner
November 6, 1977 (Age 53 years)

Death July 4, 1997 (Age 72 years)

Cemetery: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Last change March 22, 201919:19:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1919
2 years
elder sister
Dovie Lucille Tilley
Birth: February 19, 1921 28 20Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 19, 2006Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
4 years
6 years
younger sister
Betty Jewel Tilley
Birth: July 14, 1930 37 29Arkansas, United States
Death: February 1, 2005Perry, Arkansas, United States
18 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Bernice L Tilley
Birth: January 28, 1936 43 35Quitman, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 27, 2017Benson, Woodford, Illinois, United States
Family with L D Medlock - View this family
Marriage: February 6, 1942Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
15 years

Vera Anita Tilley has 29 first cousins recorded

Father's family (29)

Parents John Henry Tilley + Vievie Drye
1Maxine A Tilley19291999
3Floy Jean Tilley19362018
Parents John Henry Tilley + Eva Merrick
1Lula Doris Tilley19251988
Parents John Henry Tilley + Elizabeth Becker
1Leonora Tilley19182000
Parents Tollie Clayton Tilley + Edna L Brents
1Bobbie Lee Tilley19312014
4Wanda Jean Tilley19371938
Parents Forrest Jerald Trotter + Lee Ola Tilley
1Mary Ellen Trotter19312002
3Winnie Trotter19361953
5Charles Trotter19402015

Mother's family (0)

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Eardy Tilley - Household

Liberty, Van Buren, Arkansas

Tilley, James EheadMW36M25ARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Tilley, Irma EwifeFW29M18ARARAR
Tilley, Dovie LdaughterFW9SARARAR
Tilley, Vera AdaughterFW4-7mSARARAR

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Eardy Tilley - Household

Benton, Faulkner, Arkansas

Tilley, J EheadMW47MARsame placeFarmerFarm
Tilley, IrmawifeFW39MARsame place
Tilley, LuciledaughterFW19SARsame place
Tilley, ArmettadaughterFW14SARsame place
Tilley, Betty JewelldaughterFW9SARsame place
Tilley, Etta LoudaughterFW8SARsame place
Tilley, Bernice LdaughterFW4SARsame place