The Shemwell Family

Isaac Lee SmithAge: 91 years18941986

Name
Isaac Lee Smith
Given names
Isaac Lee
Surname
Smith
Birth April 22, 1894
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1Raylo Huett Smith
September 28, 1917 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a son
#2Ransom Foster Smith
September 28, 1919 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Reely Davis Smith
October 16, 1921 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4R. K. Smith
February 9, 1926 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sonR. K. Smith
March 6, 1926 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 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
Death of a sonReely Davis Smith
August 30, 1938 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 55 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 51 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 of a wifeCora Octavia Greene
August 9, 1983 (Age 89 years)
Death January 24, 1986 (Age 91 years)
Last change April 25, 201916:24:46

by: Brian Shemwell
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himself
wife
son
Raylo Huett Smith
Birth: September 28, 1917 23 16Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 26, 2015Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
Ransom Foster Smith
Birth: September 28, 1919 25 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 23, 1995Duval, Florida, United States
2 years
son
Reely Davis Smith
Birth: October 16, 1921 27 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 30, 1938Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
4 years
son
R. K. Smith
Birth: February 9, 1926 31 25Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 6, 1926Watauga, North Carolina, United States
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