The Shemwell Family

Edgar McKinley WhitescarverAge: 78 years19161994

Name
Edgar McKinley Whitescarver
Given names
Edgar McKinley
Surname
Whitescarver
Birth March 10, 1916 23 21
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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 9 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 21 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/
Birth of a sisterAlene Whitescarver
April 23, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Census March 5, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherIvan Columbus Whitescarver
July 16, 1921 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterFlora Mae Whitescarver
May 10, 1923 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherThurman Ellis Whitescarver
January 19, 1926 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia Whitescarver
November 2, 1928 (Age 12 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 11, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherBilly Ray Whitescarver
April 21, 1936 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWalter Columbus “Lum” Carneal
October 21, 1939 (Age 23 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a brotherIvan Columbus Whitescarver
August 1, 1944 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 sisterOlma Vetrina Whitescarver
June 15, 1946 (Age 30 years)
Death of a wifeJimmie Dixon Walker
May 7, 1947 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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
Death of a fatherHewlett W Whitescarver
June 3, 1964 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherBilly Ray Whitescarver
December 11, 1971 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherMindy Pearl “Mindie” Carneal
April 19, 1974 (Age 58 years)
Cause: Heart attack
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 wifeOzie E Dickinson
May 19, 1976 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sisterAlene Whitescarver
January 22, 1986 (Age 69 years)
Death March 20, 1994 (Age 78 years)
Last change October 12, 201917:23:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Olma Vetrina Whitescarver
Birth: August 14, 1914 22 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1946Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
19 months
himself
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
Thurman Ellis Whitescarver
Birth: January 19, 1926 33 31Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 26, 1994Anchorage, Alaska, United States
3 years
younger sister
Virginia Whitescarver
Birth: November 2, 1928 36 34Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 26, 1994Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
sister
Private
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 Ozie E Dickinson - View this family
himself
Edgar McKinley Whitescarver
Birth: March 10, 1916 23 21Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 1994Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States
wife
Ozie E Dickinson
Birth: July 4, 1926Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 19, 1976Romulus, Wayne, Michigan, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
Family with Jimmie Dixon Walker - View this family
himself
Edgar McKinley Whitescarver
Birth: March 10, 1916 23 21Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 1994Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States
wife
Jimmie Dixon Walker
Birth: February 23, 1921White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 7, 1947Louisvile, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
son
Private

Edgar McKinley 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

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