The Shemwell Family

Dorothy Elizabeth ClardyAge: 90 years19152005

Name
Dorothy Elizabeth Clardy
Given names
Dorothy Elizabeth
Surname
Clardy
Birth October 18, 1915 56 37
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 14 months)

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 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census February 12, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 22, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Death of a half-sisterWillie May Clardy
February 10, 1932 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Morton Clardy
November 22, 1937 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 motherWillie Gertrude Carter
March 18, 1949 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 brotherMaurice Darrell Clardy
1987 (Age 71 years)

Death December 24, 2005 (Age 90 years)

Last change August 31, 201920:11:28

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Willie Gertrude Carter
Birth: January 2, 1878Herndon, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 18, 1949Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
brother
Private
herself
Dorothy Elizabeth Clardy
Birth: October 18, 1915 56 37Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 24, 2005
Father’s family with Nannie Electra Killebrew - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 28, 1886Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
half-sister
Geneva Clardy
Birth: December 1887 29 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
half-brother
Joseph Samuel Clardy
Birth: October 21, 1890 31 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
4 years
half-sister
Willie May Clardy
Birth: July 15, 1894 35 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 10, 1932Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
6 years
half-sister

Dorothy Elizabeth Clardy has 1 first cousin recorded

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