The Shemwell Family

Vivian L HooperAge: 87 years19081996

Vivian L Hooper
Given names
Vivian L
Married name
Vivian L Davis
Birth April 16, 1908 26 20
Birth of a sisterOvella Audrey Hooper
1910 (Age 20 months)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherLuther Wayne Hooper
September 30, 1913 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a parentEdmund RalstonMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1914 and 1920 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

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 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a fatherLuther Erie Hooper
1918 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJean Reigh Ralston
June 2, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Marriage of a parentMichael Leroy TroutmanMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1921 and 1925 (Age 12 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Gordon McGehee
July 9, 1921 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDonald Leroy Troutman
June 23, 1926 (Age 18 years)
Death of a motherMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Evert Eugene Davis Jr.
July 14, 1931 (Age 23 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 maternal grandmotherHarriette A “Hattie” Howell
November 21, 1945 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a sisterOlive Fern Hooper
July 10, 1958 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 of a sisterOvella Audrey Hooper
October 1978 (Age 70 years)

Death of a husbandEvert Eugene Davis
December 20, 1989 (Age 81 years)
Death of a brotherLuther Wayne Hooper
April 8, 1995 (Age 86 years)
Death February 12, 1996 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery: Buzzard Cemetery
Last change February 1, 202119:25:07

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: May 29, 1905Washington, Arkansas, United States
1 year
elder sister
23 months
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 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
Mother’s family with Edmund Ralston - View this family
Marriage: between 1914 and 1920
6 years
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
Marriage: between 1921 and 1925
6 years
Donald Leroy Troutman
Birth: June 23, 1926 40 39El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: February 15, 2008Chico, Butte, California, United States
Family with Evert Eugene Davis - View this family
Evert Eugene Davis
Birth: September 6, 1905Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 20, 1989Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
Vivian L Hooper
Birth: April 16, 1908 26 20Arkansas, United States
Death: February 12, 1996Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
Evert Eugene Davis Jr.
Birth: July 14, 1931 25 23Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
Death: October 13, 2010Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States

Vivian L Hooper has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Luther Erie Hooper - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

Hooper, Luther EheadMW27M5ARARTNENGLaborerRailroadWN3YYRH
Hooper, Mary MwifeFW22M522ARMOARYY
Hooper, Olive FdaughterFW4SMOARAR
Hooper, Vivian LdaughterFW2SARARAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Edmund Ralston - Household

Butler, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Ralston, EdmundheadRMW50MPAPAPAYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Mary MwifeFW32MARMOARYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Olive Fstep daughterFW14SMOARARY
Hooper, Vivian Lstep daughterFW12SARARARY
Hooper, Ovella Astep daughterFW9SARARAR
Hooper, Luther Wstep sonMW6SARARAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Evert Eugene Davis - Household

Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States

Davis, EvertheadR15NMW24MOKKSKSYPostal ClerkPost OfficeWYN
Davis, VivianwifeNFW21MARARARYOperatorTelephone OfficeWN45
Hooper, Reighsister-in-lawNFW9SKSPAAR

Buried at the Buzzard Cemetery