The Shemwell Family

Martha M PollardAge: 65 years19131978

Name
Martha M Pollard
Given names
Martha M
Surname
Pollard
Married name
Martha M Younker
Birth 1913 32 25
Birth of a brotherEdward Dane Pollard
October 7, 1914 (Age 21 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 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 4 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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 brotherThomas L Pollard
July 6, 1919 (Age 6 years)
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 7, 1930 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Walker Holland
January 13, 1931 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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 maternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth “Molly” Kirby
1954 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Franklin Pollard
October 1959 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 motherPearl Etta Holland
September 1978 (Age 65 years)
Death October 13, 1978 (Age 65 years)
Last change November 9, 201922:35:02

by: Donna Osiek
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father
mother
Marriage: 1905Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
Myrtle Marie Pollard
Birth: November 15, 1907 26 20Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: December 14, 2001Pana, Christian, Kentucky, United States
6 years
herself
Martha M Pollard
Birth: 1913 32 25Assumption, Christian, Illinois, United States
Death: October 13, 1978Illinois, United States
21 months
younger brother
Edward Dane Pollard
Birth: October 7, 1914 33 27Illinois, United States
Death: May 30, 2006Linden, Perry, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger brother
Thomas L Pollard
Birth: July 6, 1919 38 32Assumption, Christian, Illinois, United States
Death: December 16, 1994Toulon, Stark, Illinois, United States

Martha M Pollard has 11 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (11)

Parents James Emery Foster + Maude Nora Holland
2Wanetta Foster19061908
3Harold Foster19071997
4Private
6Dave Foster19171917
7Loretta Foster19191999
9Leon Foster19232014
Parents Marvin Edward Holland + Hester Ada Watson
1Private
2Delores K Holland19191966
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Franklin Pollard - Household

306 North Walnut Assumption, Christian, Illinois

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Pollard, Thomas FheadMW39MILUSAILTeamsterCity
Pollard, Pearl EwifeFW31MMOKYIA
Pollard, Myrtle MdaughterFW12SILILMO
Pollard, MarthadaughterFW7SILILMO
Pollard, DanesonMW5SILILMO
Pollard, Thomas LsonMW1-6mSILILMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Thomas F Pollard … - Household

Assumption, Christian, Illinois, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Pollard, Thomas FheadMW49M26ILUSUSlaborerfarm
Pollard, PearlwifeFW43M19MOKYIA
Pollard, Myrtle MdaughterFW23SILILMOmachine operatorgarment factory
Pollard, Martha MdaughterFW17SILILMOmachine operatorgarment factory
Pollard, Dain EsonMW14SILILMO
Pollard, Thomas LsonMW11SILILMO
Holland, John Wfather in lawMW33M33KYKYKY
Holland, Mary Emother in lawFW66M20IAIrish Free StateKY