The Shemwell Family

Ruby Rosalie ShirleyAge: 49 years19261976

Name
Ruby Rosalie Shirley
Given names
Ruby Rosalie
Surname
Shirley
Married name
Ruby Rosalie Simmons
Birth December 12, 1926 25 15
Birth of a brotherCarl Freeman Shirley
March 4, 1928 (Age 14 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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 half-sisterPriscilla Sue Achterkirchen
March 1, 1944 (Age 17 years)
Marriage of a parentHenry Frederick AchterkirchenMary Docia GreeneView this family
May 5, 1945 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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 23 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 grandfatherCopna Horton Greene
May 20, 1967 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherHarvey Rollen Shirley
June 10, 1973 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 June 19, 1976 (Age 49 years)

Last change April 29, 201915:58:11

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 11, 1925Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 months
herself
Ruby Rosalie Shirley
Birth: December 12, 1926 25 15Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 19, 1976
15 months
younger brother
Carl Freeman Shirley
Birth: March 4, 1928 26 16Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 22, 2006Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Mother’s family with Henry Frederick Achterkirchen - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: May 5, 1945Greenville, South Carolina, United States
-14 months
half-sister
Priscilla Sue Achterkirchen
Adoption:
Birth: March 1, 1944 32 32Deep Gap, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 3, 2015Crownsville, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

Ruby Rosalie Shirley has 31 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (31)

Parents Ralph Horton Greene + Mary Pauline Hayes
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9Betsy Mae Greene19561973
Parents Reed Morris Greene + Nellie Faye Greene
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Parents Charles Eller Smith + Doris Viola Greene
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2Infant Son Smith19371937
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Parents Fredrick Dewitt Pitts + Dollie Dimple Greene
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Parents Bynum E. Jordan + Dollie Dimple Greene
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Parents William Ransom Payne + Denise Grace Greene
1Carl Steven Greene19382013