The Shemwell Family

George Radford CumbeeAge: 57 years18901948

George Radford Cumbee
Given names
George Radford
Birth June 10, 1890
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#1Thomas D Cumbee
October 3, 1912 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2Clifton Oscar Cumbee
September 20, 1914 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 years)

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 -
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Emma Pauline Cumbee
September 15, 1924 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Fanny Blanche Cumbee
May 15, 1927 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5Robert Lee “Bob” Cumbee
May 21, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Ellen Cumbee
May 22, 1933 (Age 42 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1David E Cumbee
June 22, 1942 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Carl Ray Fish
July 27, 1945 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#3Thomas O'Neal Gant
October 28, 1946 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 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 April 18, 1948 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Stokes Community Cemetery
Last change July 7, 202011:43:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Virginia “Jennie” Shemwell - View this family
Thomas D Cumbee
Birth: October 3, 1912 22 18Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 18, 2003Gracey, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Clifton Oscar Cumbee
Birth: September 20, 1914 24 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 1, 1990Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
3 years
Robert Lee “Bob” Cumbee
Birth: May 21, 1930 39 35Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 1997Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Mary Ellen Cumbee
Birth: May 22, 1933 42 38Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 2, 1972

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