The Shemwell Family

Alonzo Eli GoldsAge: 83 years19172001

Name
Alonzo Eli Golds
Given names
Alonzo Eli
Surname
Golds
Birth July 2, 1917 23 18
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 5 months)

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 sisterMartha Hettie Lucinda Golds
February 24, 1919 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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 sisterSavilla Faye Golds
September 15, 1931 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Smith Golds
December 11, 1935 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRachel Mikeal
August 20, 1941 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 32 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 grandfatherRoby Greene
October 14, 1958 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherElbert Andrew Golds
December 11, 1963 (Age 46 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Irene Trivett
August 26, 1965 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 motherLella Elizabeth Greene
October 19, 1987 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Hettie Lucinda Golds
August 16, 1991 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterSavilla Faye Golds
February 4, 1995 (Age 77 years)
Death April 8, 2001 (Age 83 years)
Last change April 26, 201919:32:53

by: Brian Shemwell
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father
Elbert Andrew Golds
Birth: September 16, 1893 34 30Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 11, 1963Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
mother
himself
Alonzo Eli Golds
Birth: July 2, 1917 23 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 8, 2001Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
20 months
younger sister
Martha Hettie Lucinda Golds
Birth: February 24, 1919 25 19Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 16, 1991Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 years
younger sister
Savilla Faye Golds
Birth: September 15, 1931 37 32Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 4, 1995Watauga, North Carolina, United States
brother
Private

Alonzo Eli Golds has 36 first cousins recorded