The Shemwell Family

Mary Ruth UtleyAge: 74 years19231998

Name
Mary Ruth Utley
Given names
Mary Ruth
Surname
Utley
Married name
Mary Ruth Harris
Birth October 13, 1923
MarriageMelvin Lee HarrisView this family
unknown

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Birth of a son
#1Russell Edward Harris
April 6, 1941 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 26 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 22 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death March 1998 (Age 74 years)
Last change April 22, 201917:29:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Melvin Lee Harris - View this family
husband
herself
Mary Ruth Utley
Birth: October 13, 1923Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 1998Dickson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
son
Russell Edward Harris
Birth: April 6, 1941 19 17Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 2000Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Melvin Lee Harris + Nellie Mae Latham - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
step-son
Donald Bee “Donnie” Harris
Birth: March 16, 1949 27 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1969Todd, Kentucky, United States
step-son
Ronald Lee Harris
Birth: March 16, 1949 27 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 23, 1966Wolcott, White, Indiana, United States
7 years
step-son
Terry Alan Harris
Birth: June 18, 1956 35 29Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States
Death: March 7, 1982
step-daughter
Private

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