The Shemwell Family

John Byron “Johnny” Cornelius1895

John Byron “Johnny” Cornelius
Given names
John Byron
Birth July 31, 1895
MarriageLamara “Morie” GlennView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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 -
Census January 17, 1920 (Age 24 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Death of a wifeLamara “Morie” Glenn
January 11, 1944 (Age 48 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 54 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 50 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. -

Last change April 20, 201917:45:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lamara “Morie” Glenn - View this family
Lamara “Morie” Glenn
Birth: September 19, 1890 32 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1944Logan, Kentucky, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Byron Cornelius - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Cornelius, John JrheadMW26MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Glenn, LamarawifeFW29MKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John Fletcher Harris - Household

Coal Bank Road Todd, Kentucky

Harris, FletcherXheadMW89WdKYSame HouseFarm OperatorOwn Farm
Harris, RenasisterFW75SKYSame House
Cornelius, LamaradaughterFW49MKYSame House
Cornelius, Johnnyson in lawMW46MKYSame HouseFarmingFarm