The Shemwell Family

Henry Clay PoundsAge: 78 years19171995

Name
Henry Clay Pounds
Given names
Henry Clay
Surname
Pounds
Birth July 3, 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 5 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 12 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frances Pounds
July 25, 1945 (Age 28 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
#2Betty Sue Pounds
April 14, 1948 (Age 30 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
#1Jeffrey Allen Gilbreth
1965 (Age 47 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 grandsonJeffrey Allen Gilbreth
1987 (Age 69 years)

Death November 8, 1995 (Age 78 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Elmwood Memorial Park
Last change September 11, 201910:50:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Willene “Willie” Selby - View this family
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wife
Willene “Willie” Selby
Birth: January 5, 1922 31 33Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 27, 2007Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
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Mary Frances Pounds
Birth: July 25, 1945 28 23Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 2013Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
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daughter
Betty Sue Pounds
Birth: April 14, 1948 30 26Taylor, Texas, United States
Death: April 18, 2017
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