The Shemwell Family

Laura Vandelia MohonAge: 45 years19191965

Laura Vandelia Mohon
Given names
Laura Vandelia
Married name
Laura Vandelia Kirtley
Birth September 16, 1919 25 28
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Larkin Paxton
1920 (Age 3 months)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 3 months)
Marriage of parentsAbner Herschel MohonMaybelle Ann PaxtonView this family
estimated 1926 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherBarbara Jane Driskill
September 11, 1942 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 30 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 February 9, 1965 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Laurel Land Memorial Park
Last change January 9, 202013:59:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1926
-10 years
elder brother
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
elder 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
Laura Vandelia Mohon
Birth: September 16, 1919 25 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 9, 1965Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Family with Charles Benard Kirtley - View this family
Charles Benard Kirtley
Birth: May 12, 1917Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 2008Dallas, Texas, United States
Laura Vandelia Mohon
Birth: September 16, 1919 25 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 9, 1965Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

Laura Vandelia Mohon has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Abner Herschel Mohon - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Mohon, Abner HheadMW27MTNKYTNMotor manCoal Mine
Mohon, MaybellewifeFW28MKYKYKY
Mohon, Abner H JrsonMW4-1mSKYTNKY
Mohon, Jane EdaughterFW1-9mSKYTNKY
Mohon, Laura VdaughterFW3mSKYTNKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Abner Herschel Mohon - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Mohon, Abner HheadMW35M21KYKYTNElectricianCoal Mine
Mohon, Maybelle AwifeFW39M25KYKYKY
Mohon, Abner H JrsonMW14SKYKYKY
Mohon, Jane EdaughterFW12SKYKYKY
Mohon, Laura VdaughterFW10SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles B Kirtley - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

Curtley, Charles BheadMW22MKYSame TownMinerBeech Creek Coal Co.
Curtley, Laura VandalawifeFW20MKYSame Town