The Shemwell Family

Ella 1884

Given names
Married name
Ella Crawford
Birth about 1884
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#1Malcom Leman Crawford
December 3, 1905 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 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 33 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 34 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 -
Marriage of a childMalcom Leman CrawfordWillard Eloise FitzhughView this family
about 1928 (Age 44 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Barbara D Crawford
August 9, 1933 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Carol Lynn Crawford
September 24, 1934 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 66 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 sonMalcom Leman Crawford
May 31, 1968 (Age 84 years)
Death of a granddaughterBarbara D Crawford
May 15, 1971 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 62 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 grandsonCarol Lynn Crawford
December 16, 1986 (Age 102 years)

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Malcom Leman Crawford - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky

Crawford, MalcomheadMW24M21KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Crawford, EloisewifeFW23M21KYKYKY
Crawford, EllamotherFW46Wd16KYKYKY