The Shemwell Family

Ransom Foster SmithAge: 75 years19191995

Name
Ransom Foster Smith
Given names
Ransom Foster
Surname
Smith
Birth September 28, 1919 25 18
Birth of a brotherReely Davis Smith
October 16, 1921 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherR. K. Smith
February 9, 1926 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherR. K. Smith
March 6, 1926 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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 brotherReely Davis Smith
August 30, 1938 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherNannie Lorena Simmons
January 24, 1964 (Age 44 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherClenard Mansfield Greene
February 6, 1964 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 motherCora Octavia Greene
August 9, 1983 (Age 63 years)
Death of a fatherIsaac Lee Smith
January 24, 1986 (Age 66 years)
Death February 23, 1995 (Age 75 years)
Last change April 25, 201916:28:27

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

Ransom Foster Smith has 30 first cousins recorded