The Shemwell Family

Vilas Lawerence PayneAge: 81 years19161998

Name
Vilas Lawerence Payne
Given names
Vilas Lawerence
Surname
Payne
Birth May 18, 1916 19 16
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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 sisterDorothy Viola Payne
May 16, 1918 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 months)

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 19 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 sisterAnnie Ruth Payne
August 10, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLuther Ransom Payne
October 25, 1923 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia Grace Payne
March 6, 1926 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 sisterImogene Ovanell Payne
February 8, 1930 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherFrank Dan Payne
August 28, 1931 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterShirley Cline Payne
October 28, 1933 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterClaudean Payne
January 30, 1936 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Viola Payne
October 24, 1943 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 33 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 fatherClaude Donald Payne
December 8, 1963 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherEva Arzola Greene
February 4, 1966 (Age 49 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCopna Horton Greene
May 20, 1967 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 brotherLuther Ransom Payne
May 31, 1994 (Age 78 years)
Death March 11, 1998 (Age 81 years)
Last change April 28, 201921:28:20

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Vilas Lawerence Payne
Birth: May 18, 1916 19 16Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 11, 1998Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Dorothy Viola Payne
Birth: May 16, 1918 21 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 24, 1943Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Annie Ruth Payne
Birth: August 10, 1920 23 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 12, 2007Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Luther Ransom Payne
Birth: October 25, 1923 26 24Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 31, 1994Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Virginia Grace Payne
Birth: March 6, 1926 28 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 2012Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
brother
Private
younger sister
Imogene Ovanell Payne
Birth: February 8, 1930 32 30Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 20, 2006Florence, South Carolina, United States
19 months
younger brother
Frank Dan Payne
Birth: August 28, 1931 34 32Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 2012Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Shirley Cline Payne
Birth: October 28, 1933 36 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 24, 2000Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Claudean Payne
Birth: January 30, 1936 38 36Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 3, 2004Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
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Private
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