The Shemwell Family

Laura Jane LaswellAge: 83 years18891973

Name
Laura Jane Laswell
Given names
Laura Jane
Surname
Laswell
Married name
Laura Jane Paxton
Birth September 22, 1889
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageHarry Estell PaxtonView this family
calculated 1906 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a son
#1Lloyd Osborne Paxton
May 6, 1907 (Age 17 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Christine S Paxton
November 26, 1911 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Anna Laura Paxton
August 3, 1916 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 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 27 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 28 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/
Census January 24, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4Hildred Estill Paxton
July 19, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Thomas Douglas “T D” Paxton
February 25, 1923 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6Charles Kenneth Paxton
July 27, 1926 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Elna Jean Paxton
December 29, 1926 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 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 40 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dorris Sue Russ
January 25, 1934 (Age 44 years)
Death of a granddaughterDorris Sue Russ
March 31, 1936 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Barbara Ann Russ
October 27, 1938 (Age 49 years)
Census April 30, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childWill Ray RussChristine S PaxtonView this family
after 1940 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Linda Fay Russ
May 25, 1942 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Wanda Lee Russ
September 7, 1944 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Thomas Ray Russ
November 2, 1944 (Age 55 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas Ray Russ
November 2, 1944 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 grandson
#7Anthony “Tony” Russ
January 29, 1946 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Brenda Jean Russ
November 19, 1948 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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
Birth of a grandson
#9Mark Paxton Russ
June 16, 1954 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Rick Lee “Waxy” Paxton
August 26, 1955 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sonLloyd Osborne Paxton
March 14, 1969 (Age 79 years)
Death of a husbandHarry Estell Paxton
January 23, 1970 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 February 19, 1973 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change December 13, 201912:13:16

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: calculated 1906
16 months
son
Lloyd Osborn PaxtonLloyd Osborne Paxton
Birth: May 6, 1907 21 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 1969Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
5 years
daughter
Christine S Paxton
Birth: November 26, 1911 26 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 1996Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
5 years
daughter
4 years
son
Hildred Estill and Margaret Hendricks PaxtonHildred Estill Paxton
Birth: July 19, 1920 34 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 2004Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Thomas Douglas “T D” Paxton
Birth: February 25, 1923 37 33Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1997Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
3 years
son
Charles Kenneth Paxton
Birth: July 27, 1926 40 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 1976Newburgh, Warrick, Indiana, United States

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