The Shemwell Family

Shelly Ray LasterAge: 59 years19261985

Name
Shelly Ray Laster
Given names
Shelly Ray
Surname
Laster
Birth February 14, 1926 23 25
Death of a paternal grandmotherBeatrice Elizabeth Carneal
January 2, 1928 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Lee Laster
July 18, 1929 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 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 24, 1930 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterFannie Elizabeth “Bell” Laster
March 30, 1931 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn William “Johnny” Laster
March 15, 1933 (Age 7 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterHelen Louise Laster
May 5, 1940 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterEvelyn Laster
February 20, 1944 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterEvelyn Laster
February 28, 1944 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterHelen Louise Laster
December 18, 1944 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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 son
#1James Homer Laster
February 9, 1953 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 23 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 paternal grandfatherDavid Lawson Laster
April 5, 1965 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 fatherHomer Lawson Laster
December 15, 1982 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Amanda J Laster
January 17, 1984 (Age 57 years)
Death June 10, 1985 (Age 59 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cliff Hill Cemetery
Last change October 1, 201903:16:38

by: Donna Osiek
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father
mother
elder brother
Shelby Thomas Laster
Birth: March 13, 1923 20 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 2006Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
himself
Shelly Ray Laster
Birth: February 14, 1926 23 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1985Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Dorothy Lee Laster
Birth: July 18, 1929 27 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 21, 2020Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger sister
Fannie Elizabeth “Bell” Laster
Birth: March 30, 1931 28 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 18, 1996Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
John William “Johnny” Laster
Birth: March 15, 1933 30 32Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 11, 2014Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
younger sister
Helen Louise Laster
Birth: May 5, 1940 38 39Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 1944Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Evelyn Laster
Birth: February 20, 1944 41 43Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 28, 1944Todd, Kentucky, United States
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himself
Shelly Ray Laster
Birth: February 14, 1926 23 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1985Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Lucile Pearl Jones
Birth: February 19, 1923Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1993Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
son
James Homer Laster
Birth: February 9, 1953 26 29Gibson Ford, Illinois, United States
Death: May 7, 2003Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Shelly Ray Laster has 2 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Homer Lawson Laster - Household

Todd, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Laster, Homer LheadMW28M20KYKYKYlaborersaw mill
Laster, RobertawifeFW29M21KYKYKY
Laster, ShelbysonMW7SKYKYKY
Laster, Shelly RsonMW4SKYKYKY
Laster, Dorothy LdaughterFW9 monthsSKYKYKY