The Shemwell Family

Adeline A “Ada” PoeAge: 89 years19152004

Adeline A “Ada” Poe
Given names
Adeline A
Married name
Adeline A Dorris
Birth June 5, 1915
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageEstill Marvin DorrisView this family
estimated 1939 (Age 23 years)

Census April 4, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Anna Grace Dorris
September 16, 1943 (Age 28 years)
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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 -
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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 -
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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. -
Death of a husbandEstill Marvin Dorris
June 24, 1986 (Age 71 years)
Death of a daughterAnna Grace Dorris
September 3, 1986 (Age 71 years)
Death December 30, 2004 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Kings Highway Cemetery
Last change December 15, 201910:42:05

by: Barry Shemwell
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Adeline A “Ada” Poe
Birth: June 5, 1915Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 30, 2004West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Family with Estill Marvin Dorris - View this family
Estill Marvin Dorris
Birth: August 29, 1920 23 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1986Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Adeline A “Ada” Poe
Birth: June 5, 1915Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 30, 2004West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Marriage: estimated 1939
5 years
Anna Grace Dorris
Birth: September 16, 1943 23 28Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Death: September 3, 1986Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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