The Shemwell Family

Leto B ChristianAge: 66 years19111978

Leto B Christian
Given names
Leto B
Birth July 6, 1911 52 31
Death of a brotherOtto Kadola Christian
July 5, 1913 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Floyd
October 14, 1914 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterLouise Christian
December 26, 1916 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Floyd Christian
March 19, 1919 (Age 7 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Floyd Christian
August 6, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Cause: Acute gastritis
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherKennelly Kevil “Kenny” Christian
April 19, 1932 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 -
Death of a motherFedocia “Docia” Johnson
January 11, 1948 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 June 26, 1978 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change August 4, 201918:24:24

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
Joetta J Christian
Birth: February 15, 1908 48 27Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 26, 1992Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States
3 years
elder brother
Otto Kadola Christian
Birth: about 1910 50 29Kentucky, United States
Death: July 5, 1913Christian, Kentucky, United States
18 months
Leto B Christian
Birth: July 6, 1911 52 31Kentucky, United States
Death: June 26, 1978Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States
younger sister
Louise Christian
Birth: December 26, 1916 57 36Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 2004Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
William Floyd Christian
Birth: March 19, 1919 59 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 6, 1920Todd, Kentucky, United States

Leto B Christian has 8 first cousins recorded