The Shemwell Family

Mary Virginia FosterAge: 83 years19242007

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

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
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 August 25, 201913:10:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1912
8 months
elder brother
Douglas 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
herself
Mary 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
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1907
14 months
half-brother
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
husband
Donald Lambert Stricklin
Birth: August 12, 1917St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Death: May 14, 1974Monroe, Florida, United States
herself
Mary Virginia Foster
Birth: May 26, 1924 36 30Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 2007Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:

Mary Virginia Foster has 1 first cousin recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (1)

Parents Walton Tomerlin + Ladie Lou Christian
1Roberta Tomerlin19231923
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Harvey Benjamin Foster - Household

Kirkmansville Road Elliotsville, Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Foster, Harvey BheadMW42M19KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Foster, Minnie UwifeFW36M18KYKYKY
Foster, DouglassonMW17SKYKYKY
Foster, Harvey UsonMW13SKYKYKY
Foster, EdmondsonMW11SKYKYKY
Foster, James MsonMW9SKYKYKY
Foster, Delmar DsonMW6SKYKYKY
Foster, Mary VdaughterFW4-11mSKYKYKY
Foster, Wallace WsonMW2-1mSKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Harvey Benjamin Foster - Household

US 107 Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Foster, Harvey BXheadMW52MKYSame HouseOperatorFarm
Foster, EubawifeFW46MKYSame House
Foster, Edmond DorrissonMW21SKYSame HouseHelperFlorist?
Foster, James MadisonsonMW19SKYSame HouseLaborerFarming
Foster, Delma DurwoodsonMW16SKYSame HouseLaborerFarming
Foster, Mary VirginiadaughterFW14SKYSame House
Foster, Wallace WaddellsonMW12SKYSame House
Christian, Gilliemother in lawFW62WdKYSame House