The Shemwell Family

Alfred Wilson SitzAge: 88 years19122001

Name
Alfred Wilson Sitz
Given names
Alfred Wilson
Surname
Sitz
Birth October 6, 1912
MarriageMyrtle N LinvilleView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 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 5 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/
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
MarriageLucy Anna ShemwellView this family
estimated 1936 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#1Sheradine Sitz
January 2, 1937 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sonSheradine Sitz
January 2, 1937 (Age 24 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 27 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2David Dale Sitz
July 28, 1943 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 wifeLucy Anna Shemwell
October 20, 1952 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Hodgkins Disease
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 sonDavid Dale Sitz
February 10, 1997 (Age 84 years)
Death of a wifeMyrtle N Linville
December 24, 1998 (Age 86 years)

Death July 27, 2001 (Age 88 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Fall Creek Cemetery
Last change August 25, 201913:10:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lucy Anna Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Lucy Anna Shemwell
Birth: January 8, 1916 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 20, 1952Kenton, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: estimated 1936
1 year
son
Sheradine Sitz
Birth: January 2, 1937 24 20Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1937Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
7 years
son
David Dale Sitz
Birth: July 28, 1943 30 27Kenton, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 10, 1997Baytown, Harris, Texas, United States
Family with Myrtle N Linville - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

No family available

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Alfred Wilson Sitz - Household

Madison Avenue Covington, Kenton, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Sitz, AlfredheadMW27MTNDrakesboroMuhlenburgKYLaborerFactory Electric Appliances?
Sitz, LucyXwifeFW24MKYDrakesboroMuhlenburgKY