The Shemwell Family

Mary Carolyn JohnsAge: 84 years19131997

Name
Mary Carolyn Johns
Given names
Mary Carolyn
Surname
Johns
Married name
Mary Carolyn Binkley
Birth May 23, 1913 19 19
MarriageW Curtis BinkleyView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherBenjamin Thomas Johns
May 26, 1915 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

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 brotherWarren Hall Johns
March 21, 1918 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

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 4 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterJessie Mae Johns
November 14, 1921 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Hall
August 16, 1930 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterIma Jean Johns
June 4, 1932 (Age 19 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherEva Vick Christian
April 3, 1946 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 fatherLloyd Lester Johns Jr.
August 4, 1954 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 brotherBenjamin Thomas Johns
September 16, 1987 (Age 74 years)
Death of a motherEula Blanche Hall
September 13, 1992 (Age 79 years)
Death September 13, 1997 (Age 84 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Lewisburg Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
herself
2 years
younger brother
Benjamin Thomas Johns
Birth: May 26, 1915 21 21Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 16, 1987Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Warren Hall Johns
Birth: March 21, 1918 23 23Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 22, 2002Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Jessie Mae Johns
Birth: November 14, 1921 27 27Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 2010Cross Plains, Robertson, Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
younger sister
Ima Jean Johns
Birth: June 4, 1932 38 38Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 29, 2011Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Family with W Curtis Binkley - View this family
husband
W Curtis Binkley
Birth: April 8, 1919Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 14, 2002Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
herself
Marriage:

Mary Carolyn Johns has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lloyd Lester Johns Jr. - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Johns, Lloyd LheadMW25MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Johns, BlanchwifeFW22MKYKYKY
Johns, Mary CdaughterFW6MKYKYKY
Johns, Ben TsonMW4-7mSKYKYKY
Johns, Warren HsonMW1-11mMKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Lloyd Lester Johns Jr. - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Johns, LloydheadMW36M18KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Johns, BlanchwifeFW36M18KYKYKY
Johns, Mary CdaughterFW16SKYKYKY
Johns, Ben TsonMW14SKYKYKY
Johns, WarrensonMW12SKYKYKY
Johns, Jessie MdaughterFW8SKYKYKY