The Shemwell Family

Opal Edith PritchettAge: 82 years19172000

Name
Opal Edith Pritchett
Given names
Opal Edith
Surname
Pritchett
Married name
Opal Edith Foster
Birth October 22, 1917
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 2 months)

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 11 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 13, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Susan Lee Foster
October 12, 1946 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Jerry Patrick Collins
August 3, 1963 (Age 45 years)

Death of a husbandDouglas Clark Foster
September 9, 1975 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 grandsonJerry Patrick Collins
September 21, 1980 (Age 62 years)

Death September 27, 2000 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change August 23, 201916:28:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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husband
Douglas Clark Foster
Birth: August 26, 1912 24 18Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 9, 1975Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
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Opal Edith Pritchett
Birth: October 22, 1917Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 27, 2000Christian, Kentucky, United States
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daughter
Susan Lee Foster
Birth: October 12, 1946 34 28Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 8, 2012Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
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