The Shemwell Family

Christine S PaxtonAge: 84 years19111996

Name
Christine S Paxton
Given names
Christine S
Surname
Paxton
Married name
Christine S Russ
Birth November 26, 1911 26 22
Birth of a sisterAnna Laura Paxton
August 3, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

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 6 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/
Census January 24, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherHildred Estill Paxton
July 19, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas Larkin Paxton
1920 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Douglas “T D” Paxton
February 25, 1923 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Kenneth Paxton
July 27, 1926 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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 7, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Census April 30, 1940 (Age 28 years)
MarriageWill Ray RussView this family
after 1940 (Age 28 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherBarbara Jane Driskill
September 11, 1942 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Ray Russ
November 2, 1944 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonThomas Ray Russ
November 2, 1944 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 son
#2Anthony “Tony” Russ
January 29, 1946 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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
Death of a brotherLloyd Osborne Paxton
March 14, 1969 (Age 57 years)
Death of a fatherHarry Estell Paxton
January 23, 1970 (Age 58 years)
Death of a motherLaura Jane Laswell
February 19, 1973 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a brotherCharles Kenneth Paxton
January 12, 1976 (Age 64 years)
Death of a husbandWill Ray Russ
June 25, 1984 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterAnna Laura Paxton
December 3, 1989 (Age 78 years)
Death July 16, 1996 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Bethlehem Christian Church Cemetery
Last change June 15, 202112:19:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: calculated 1906
16 months
elder brother
Lloyd Osborn PaxtonLloyd Osborne Paxton
Birth: May 6, 1907 21 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 1969Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
5 years
herself
Christine S Paxton
Birth: November 26, 1911 26 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 1996Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Hildred Estill and Margaret Hendricks PaxtonHildred Estill Paxton
Birth: July 19, 1920 34 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 2004Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Thomas Douglas “T D” Paxton
Birth: February 25, 1923 37 33Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1997Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger brother
Charles Kenneth Paxton
Birth: July 27, 1926 40 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 1976Newburgh, Warrick, Indiana, United States
Family with Will Ray Russ - View this family
husband
Will Ray Russ
Birth: July 6, 1922Kentucky, United States
Death: June 25, 1984Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
herself
Christine S Paxton
Birth: November 26, 1911 26 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 1996Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Marriage: after 1940
5 years
son
Thomas Ray Russ
Birth: November 2, 1944 22 32Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 2, 1944Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
15 months
son
Anthony “Tony” Russ
Birth: January 29, 1946 23 34Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Death: March 31, 2018Daviess, Kentucky, United States

Christine S Paxton has 9 first cousins recorded