The Shemwell Family

Olive Fern HooperAge: 52 years19061958

Name
Olive Fern Hooper
Given names
Olive Fern
Surname
Hooper
Married name
Olive Fern Richards
Birth May 15, 1906 24 19
Birth of a sisterVivian L Hooper
April 16, 1908 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterOvella Audrey Hooper
1910 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a brotherLuther Wayne Hooper
September 30, 1913 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentEdmund RalstonMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1914 and 1920 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

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 10 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Death of a fatherLuther Erie Hooper
1918 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a half-sisterJean Reigh Ralston
June 2, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a parentMichael Leroy TroutmanMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1921 and 1925 (Age 14 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Gordon McGehee
July 9, 1921 (Age 15 years)
MarriageNoble Everett Richards Sr.View this family
December 21, 1922 (Age 16 years)

Note: The marriage date was provided by living family relatives
Birth of a half-brotherDonald Leroy Troutman
June 23, 1926 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 maternal grandmotherHarriette A “Hattie” Howell
November 21, 1945 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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 July 10, 1958 (Age 52 years)
Obituary
Newspaper Obituary
after July 10, 1958

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change August 20, 202021:22:17

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 29, 1905Washington, Arkansas, United States
1 year
herself
Olive Fern Hooper
Birth: May 15, 1906 24 19Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: July 10, 1958Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
23 months
younger sister
Vivian L Hooper
Birth: April 16, 1908 26 20Arkansas, United States
Death: February 12, 1996Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
Mother’s family with Edmund Ralston - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1914 and 1920
6 years
half-sister
Jean Reigh Ralston
Birth: June 2, 1920 50 33Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: October 16, 2006El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Mother’s family with Michael Leroy Troutman - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1921 and 1925
6 years
half-brother
Donald Leroy Troutman
Birth: June 23, 1926 40 39El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: February 15, 2008Chico, Butte, California, United States
Family with Noble Everett Richards Sr. - View this family
husband
Noble Everett Richards Sr.
Birth: October 15, 1897Ottumwa, Coffey, Kansas, United States
Death: August 31, 1984Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
herself
Olive Fern Hooper
Birth: May 15, 1906 24 19Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: July 10, 1958Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1922

Olive Fern Hooper has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Marriage
The marriage date was provided by living family relatives