The Shemwell Family

Dora Florence ApplebyAge: 97 years18881986

Dora Florence Appleby
Given names
Dora Florence
Married name
Dora Florence McClanahan
Birth September 28, 1888 35 31
MarriageAllen Robert McClanahanView this family

Birth of a sisterMinnie May Appleby
May 3, 1891 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJesse Jefferson Appleby
February 14, 1893 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterMaude Jane Appleby
February 9, 1913 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 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 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMartha “Mattie” McGehee
February 26, 1934 (Age 45 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Albert Appleby
May 29, 1934 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a husbandAllen Robert McClanahan
November 1948 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 -
Death of a brotherClyde Daniel Appleby
May 17, 1960 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Lee Edward Appleby
June 22, 1960 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterMary Frances “Mollie” Appleby
March 9, 1962 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherClaude Elberta Appleby
May 7, 1962 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 brotherJesse Jefferson Appleby
September 1, 1978 (Age 89 years)
Death of a sisterMinnie May Appleby
October 26, 1979 (Age 91 years)
Death May 27, 1986 (Age 97 years)
Last change April 5, 201910:03:23

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
William Lee Edward Appleby
Birth: August 30, 1878 25 21Collin, Texas, United States
Death: June 22, 1960Fannin, Texas, United States
2 years
elder sister
20 months
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
Maude Jane Appleby
Birth: March 16, 1884 31 27Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: February 9, 1913Hunt, Texas, United States
2 years
elder brother
Clyde Daniel Appleby
Birth: March 17, 1886 33 29Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: May 17, 1960Hale, Texas, United States
3 years
Dora Florence Appleby
Birth: September 28, 1888 35 31Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: May 27, 1986Fannin, Texas, United States
3 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
Jesse Jefferson Appleby
Birth: February 14, 1893 40 36Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: September 1, 1978Wilbarger, Texas, United States
Family with Allen Robert McClanahan - View this family
Allen Robert McClanahan
Birth: July 16, 1888Collin, Texas, United States
Death: November 1948Wilbarger, Texas, United States
Dora Florence Appleby
Birth: September 28, 1888 35 31Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: May 27, 1986Fannin, Texas, United States

Dora Florence Appleby has 18 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Robert Albert Appleby - Household

Fannin, Texas

Appleby, Robert AheadWMMay186040M21MOMOMOFarmer
Appleby, MattiewifeWFMay186139M2188MOMOMO
Appleby, ClaudesonWMMay188218STXMOMOFarm Laborer
Appleby, MaudedaughterWFMar188416MFanninMOMOAt School
Appleby, ClydesonWMMar188614STXMOMOAt School
Appleby, FlorencedaughterWFSep188811MTXMOMOAt School
Appleby, MinniedaughterWFMay18919STXMOMOAt School
Appleby, JessesonWMFeb18937MTXMOMO