The Shemwell Family

Brank DuvallAge: 71 years19161987

Brank Duvall
Given names
Birth February 11, 1916
MarriageOlma Vetrina WhitescarverView this family

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Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 10 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 -
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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 -
Census April 24, 1940 (Age 24 years)
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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 -
Death of a wifeOlma Vetrina Whitescarver
June 15, 1946 (Age 30 years)
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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 -
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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. -
Death April 19, 1987 (Age 71 years)
Last change September 29, 201918:00:00

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Olma Vetrina Whitescarver - 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

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Brank Duvall - Household

Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Duvall, BrankheadMW24MKYmillerflour mill
Duvall, Olma wifeFW25MKY