The Shemwell Family

Abner Herschel “Jimmy” Mohon Jr.Age: 63 years19151979

Name
Abner Herschel “Jimmy” Mohon Jr.
Given names
Abner Herschel
Surname
Mohon
Name suffix
Jr.
Nickname
Jimmy
Birth November 11, 1915 22 24
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 days)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterJane Earle “Janie” Mohon
March 3, 1918 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 13 months)

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 2 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 sisterLaura Vandelia Mohon
September 16, 1919 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Larkin Paxton
1920 (Age 4 years)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of parentsAbner Herschel MohonMaybelle Ann PaxtonView this family
estimated 1926 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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 5, 1930 (Age 14 years)
MarriageMildred Leslie ShawView this family
February 4, 1940 (Age 24 years)

Census April 15, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Rodney Herschel Mohon
August 6, 1942 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherBarbara Jane Driskill
September 11, 1942 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 daughter
#2Cheryl E “Cheree” Mohon
April 11, 1949 (Age 33 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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 granddaughter
#1Rita Elaine Mohon
January 16, 1960 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterLaura Vandelia Mohon
February 9, 1965 (Age 49 years)
Death of a fatherAbner Herschel Mohon
August 23, 1966 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherMaybelle Ann Paxton
August 1, 1972 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 June 5, 1979 (Age 63 years)
Cause of death: Lung Cancer
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Grove Hill Memorial Park
Last change December 14, 201915:05:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1926
-10 years
himself
Abner Herschel “Jimmy” Mohon Jr.
Birth: November 11, 1915 22 24Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1979Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Jane Earle “Janie” Mohon
Birth: March 3, 1918 24 27Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 11, 1995Richardson, Dallas, Texas, United States
18 months
younger sister
Laura Vandelia Mohon KirtleyLaura Vandelia Mohon
Birth: September 16, 1919 25 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 9, 1965Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Family with Mildred Leslie Shaw - View this family
himself
Abner Herschel “Jimmy” Mohon Jr.
Birth: November 11, 1915 22 24Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1979Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
wife
Marriage: February 4, 1940
3 years
son
Rodney Herschel Mohon
Birth: August 6, 1942 26 20Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Death: August 21, 1999Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
7 years
daughter

Abner Herschel “Jimmy” Mohon Jr. has 12 first cousins recorded