The Shemwell Family

Olma Vetrina WhitescarverAge: 31 years19141946

Olma Vetrina Whitescarver
Given names
Olma Vetrina
Married name
Olma Vetrina Duvall
Birth August 14, 1914 22 20
MarriageBrank DuvallView this family

Birth of a brotherEdgar McKinley Whitescarver
March 10, 1916 (Age 18 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 months)

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 2 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a sisterAlene Whitescarver
April 23, 1919 (Age 4 years)
Census March 5, 1920 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherIvan Columbus Whitescarver
July 16, 1921 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterFlora Mae Whitescarver
May 10, 1923 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherThurman Ellis Whitescarver
January 19, 1926 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia Whitescarver
November 2, 1928 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Louise Whitescarver
March 2, 1932 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherBilly Ray Whitescarver
April 21, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWalter Columbus “Lum” Carneal
October 21, 1939 (Age 25 years)
Census April 24, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherIvan Columbus Whitescarver
August 1, 1944 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 June 15, 1946 (Age 31 years)
Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery
Last change October 12, 201917:24:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 1913Kentucky, United States
19 months
Olma Vetrina Whitescarver
Birth: August 14, 1914 22 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1946Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
19 months
younger brother
Edgar McKinley Whitescarver
Birth: March 10, 1916 23 21Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 1994Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States
3 years
younger sister
Alene Whitescarver
Birth: April 23, 1919 26 24Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 22, 1986Wayne, Wayne, Michigan, United States
2 years
younger brother
Ivan Columbus Whitescarver
Birth: July 16, 1921 29 27Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 1, 1944Avanch, St Loe, France
22 months
younger sister
Flora Mae Whitescarver
Birth: May 10, 1923 30 28Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 15, 2013Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Virginia Whitescarver
Birth: November 2, 1928 36 34Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 26, 1994Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger sister
Mary Louise Whitescarver
Birth: March 2, 1932 39 37Kentucky, United States
Death: November 4, 2018Melvindale, Wayne, Michigan, United States
4 years
younger brother
Billy Ray Whitescarver
Birth: April 21, 1936 43 41Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 11, 1971White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Family with Brank Duvall - View this family
Brank Duvall
Birth: February 11, 1916Kentucky, United States
Death: April 19, 1987Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Olma Vetrina Whitescarver
Birth: August 14, 1914 22 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1946Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Olma Vetrina Whitescarver has 1 first cousin recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Hewlett W Whitescarver - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Whitescarver, Hewlett WheadMW27MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Whitescarver, Mindy PwifeFW25MKYKYKY
Whitescarver, Olma VdaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, Edgar MsonMW3-11mSKYKYKY
Whitescarver, AlenedaughterFW10mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Hewlet W Whitescarver - Household

District 2, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Whitescarver, Hewlet WheadMW37M21KYKYKYfarmer
Whitescarver, Mindy PwifeFW35M19KYKYKY
Whitescarver, Alma VdaughterFW15SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, Edgar MsonMW14SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, AlleandaughterFW10SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, Ivan CsonMW8SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, FloradaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, Thurmon EsonMW4SKYKYKY
Whitescarver, VirginiadaughterFW1SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Brank Duvall - Household

Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Duvall, BrankheadMW24MKYmillerflour mill
Duvall, Olma wifeFW25MKY