The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Cecil HarrisAge: 88 years19101999

Elizabeth Cecil Harris
Given names
Elizabeth Cecil
Married name
Elizabeth Cecil Darnall
Birth October 23, 1910 26 21
Birth of a sisterEthel Louise Harris
December 3, 1913 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterDora Kathryn Harris
August 4, 1916 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 6, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Livingston “Mattie” Davis
October 27, 1927 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Fletcher Harris
July 29, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Hypostatic Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 39 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 fatherCecil Welons Harris
December 4, 1954 (Age 44 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Holderby Darnall
June 25, 1964 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 motherViola D Bruen
September 28, 1979 (Age 68 years)
Death February 25, 1999 (Age 88 years)
Last change May 25, 201914:18:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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Elizabeth Cecil Harris
Birth: October 23, 1910 26 21Winchester, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 25, 1999Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ethel Louise Harris
Birth: December 3, 1913 30 24Clark, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 5, 2002
3 years
younger sister
Dora Kathryn Harris
Birth: August 4, 1916 32 26Clark, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 2010Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States
Family with William Holderby Darnall - View this family
William Holderby Darnall
Birth: May 1, 1910Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States
Death: June 25, 1964Cabell, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States
Elizabeth Cecil Harris
Birth: October 23, 1910 26 21Winchester, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 25, 1999Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Elizabeth Cecil Harris has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Welons Harris - Household

Winchester, Clark, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Harris, CecilheadMW36MKYKYKYSuperentendantInsurance Co.
Harris, ViolawifeFW30MKYKYKY
Harris, Cecil EdaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Harris, Ethel DdaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Harris, Dora KdaughterFW3SKYKYKY