The Shemwell Family

Louella Elizabeth EscueAge: 90 years18711961

Louella Elizabeth Escue
Given names
Louella Elizabeth
Married name
Louella Elizabeth Dorris
Birth March 10, 1871
MarriageMilton Alfonzo DorrisView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1Milburn Coy Dorris
October 29, 1896 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Douglas Jefferson Dorris
March 31, 1912 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childMilburn Coy DorrisEtta Mae ShemwellView this family
December 24, 1917 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 46 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Milburn Lee Dorris
February 2, 1919 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Estill Marvin Dorris
August 29, 1920 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Charles Baker Dorris
July 22, 1922 (Age 51 years)
Death of a grandsonCharles Baker Dorris
February 15, 1923 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sue Bell Dorris
June 4, 1925 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 58 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 19, 1930 (Age 59 years)
Census April 27, 1940 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 70 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 78 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 husbandMilton Alfonzo Dorris
December 27, 1955 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 74 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 October 29, 1961 (Age 90 years)
Last change December 15, 201909:32:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Milton Alfonzo Dorris - View this family
Milburn Coy Dorris
Birth: October 29, 1896 26 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 1992Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 years
Douglas Jefferson Dorris
Birth: March 31, 1912 41 41Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 26, 1966Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States

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