The Shemwell Family

Pauline Reed Paxton

Pauline ReedAge: 89 years19102000

Pauline Reed
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Married name
Pauline Paxton
Birth August 6, 1910
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

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 6 years)

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 7 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 daughter
#1Elna Jean Paxton
December 29, 1926 (Age 16 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 29 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 39 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 husbandLloyd Osborne Paxton
March 14, 1969 (Age 58 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 May 24, 2000 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change December 16, 201914:17:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lloyd Osborne Paxton - View this family
Lloyd Osborn PaxtonLloyd Osborne Paxton
Birth: May 6, 1907 21 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 1969Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Pauline Reed PaxtonPauline Reed
Birth: August 6, 1910Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 24, 2000Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Elna Jean Paxton
Birth: December 29, 1926 19 16Hillside, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 2001

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