The Shemwell Family

Marion Oscar Hopkins Jr1909

Marion Oscar Hopkins Jr
Given names
Marion Oscar
Name suffix
Birth 1909 24 23
Census May 11, 1910 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a sisterSusan M Hopkins
January 12, 1911 (Age 2 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-
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 26, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterDovie C Hopkins
January 2, 1928 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary J Groves
June 26, 1934 (Age 25 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Carneal
September 6, 1937 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 brotherThomas F Hopkins
November 19, 1948 (Age 39 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 fatherMarion Oscar Hopkins
May 23, 1961 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterSusan M Hopkins
January 30, 1973 (Age 64 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. -

Last change December 5, 201913:27:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
10 months
elder sister
Dovie C Hopkins
Birth: October 19, 1907 22 22Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1928Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
2 years
younger sister
Susan M Hopkins
Birth: January 12, 1911 26 25Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1973Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

Marion Oscar Hopkins Jr has 3 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Marion Oscar Hopkins - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States

Hopkins, Marion OheadMW25M4KYNCKYfarmer
Hopkins, FanniewifeFW24M433KYKYKY
Hopkins, Thomas FsonMW3SKYKYKY
Hopkins, Dovie CdaughterFW2SKYKYKY
Hopkins, Marion O, JrsonMW1SKYKYKY