The Shemwell Family

Dorothy PulleyAge: 69 years19291998

Dorothy Pulley
Given names
Birth April 8, 1929 27 24
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 months)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of parentsRobert Herschel PulleyRuby PattonView this family
April 1, 1931 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherRobert Herschel Pulley Jr.
August 21, 1934 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRachel Case “Rachie” Janney
February 12, 1939 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterMildred “Mickey” Pulley
December 17, 1940 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 12 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 20 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Virgil Pulley
December 6, 1959 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Herschel Pulley
March 15, 1963 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherRuby Patton
February 26, 1970 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 16 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. -
Death of a brotherRobert Herschel Pulley Jr.
April 3, 1982 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Dolores Pulley
May 11, 1993 (Age 64 years)
Death October 1, 1998 (Age 69 years)
Last change May 9, 201915:41:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 1, 1931Stewart, Tennessee, United States
-3 years
elder sister
Margaret Dolores Pulley
Birth: November 22, 1927 25 22Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 11, 1993Tennessee Ridge, Houston, Tennessee, United States
17 months
Dorothy Pulley
Birth: April 8, 1929 27 24Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1, 1998Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States
5 years
younger brother
Robert Herschel Pulley Jr.
Birth: August 21, 1934 32 29Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 3, 1982Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger sister
Mildred “Mickey” Pulley
Birth: December 17, 1940 38 35Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 6, 1999Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States

Dorothy Pulley has 10 first cousins recorded

Father's family (10)

Parents John Earl McElroy + Mary Julia Pulley
Parents William Henry “Willie” Pulley + Myrtle Elizabeth Ross
1Nannie Mae Pulley19201982
2Virginia Pulley19242007
3Ruth Ola Pulley19262000

Mother's family (0)