The Shemwell Family

Ruby Florence WrightAge: 85 years19081993

Ruby Florence Wright
Given names
Ruby Florence
Married name
Ruby Florence Harris
Birth September 16, 1908
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
MarriageBrodie Burtrom HarrisView this family
estimated 1927 (Age 18 years)

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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 -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 21 years)
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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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 husbandBrodie Burtrom Harris
February 8, 1991 (Age 82 years)
Death December 4, 1993 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery: Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change April 16, 201913:18:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Brodie Burtrom Harris - View this family
Brodie Burtrom Harris
Birth: June 18, 1903 36 32Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 8, 1991Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Ruby Florence Wright
Birth: September 16, 1908Kentucky, United States
Death: December 4, 1993Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: estimated 1927

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Brodie B Harris - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Harris, BrodieheadMW26M23KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Harris, RubywifeFW21M18KYKYKY