The Shemwell Family

Mary Foster

Mary Virginia FosterAge: 83 years19242007

Mary Virginia Foster
Given names
Mary Virginia
Married name
Mary Virginia Stricklin
Birth May 26, 1924 36 30
MarriageDonald Lambert StricklinView this family

Birth of a brotherWallace Waddell Scott Foster
March 17, 1928 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherPenick P Christian
September 27, 1937 (Age 13 years)
Cause: chronic myocarditis
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Death of a motherEuba “Minnie” Christian
September 13, 1941 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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 fatherHarvey Benjamin Foster
October 12, 1952 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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 maternal grandmotherGillie V Snead
May 6, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Death of a brotherJames Madison “Matt” Foster
May 3, 1969 (Age 44 years)
Death of a husbandDonald Lambert Stricklin
May 14, 1974 (Age 49 years)
Death of a brotherDouglas Clark Foster
September 9, 1975 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 brotherEdmond Dorris “Dobby” Foster
May 12, 1979 (Age 54 years)

Death of a brotherHarvey Hugh Foster
December 12, 1986 (Age 62 years)
Death of a half-brotherBen William Foster
April 9, 1994 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherDelma Durwood Foster
September 24, 2001 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherWallace Waddell Scott Foster
April 4, 2003 (Age 78 years)
Death July 23, 2007 (Age 83 years)
Last change June 15, 202112:19:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1912
8 months
elder brother
Douglas FosterDouglas Clark Foster
Birth: August 26, 1912 24 18Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 9, 1975Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder brother
Harvey Hugh Foster
Birth: June 15, 1916 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1986Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
James Madison “Matt” Foster
Birth: February 15, 1921 32 27Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1969Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
Delma Durwood Foster
Birth: July 28, 1923 35 29Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 2001Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Mary FosterMary Virginia Foster
Birth: May 26, 1924 36 30Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 2007Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Wallace Waddell Scott Foster
Birth: March 17, 1928 40 34Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 4, 2003Crofton, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Bettie L Snead - View this family
Marriage: about 1907
14 months
Ben William Foster
Birth: February 27, 1908 20 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 9, 1994Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Donald Lambert Stricklin - View this family
Donald Lambert StricklinDonald Lambert Stricklin
Birth: August 12, 1917St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 14, 1974Monroe, Florida, United States
Mary FosterMary Virginia Foster
Birth: May 26, 1924 36 30Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 2007Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

Mary Virginia Foster has 1 first cousin recorded

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Mother's family (1)

Parents Walton Tomerlin + Ladie Lou Christian
1Roberta Tomerlin19231923