The Shemwell Family

Elna Jean PaxtonAge: 74 years19262001

Name
Elna Jean Paxton
Given names
Elna Jean
Surname
Paxton
Married name
Elna Jean Morris
Birth December 29, 1926 19 16
MarriageCharles Algin MorrisView this family
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Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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 11, 1940 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 23 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 fatherLloyd Osborne Paxton
March 14, 1969 (Age 42 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherHarry Estell Paxton
January 23, 1970 (Age 43 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLaura Jane Laswell
February 19, 1973 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 motherPauline Reed
May 24, 2000 (Age 73 years)
Death December 24, 2001 (Age 74 years)

Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change June 15, 202112:19:35

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Lloyd Osborn PaxtonLloyd Osborne Paxton
Birth: May 6, 1907 21 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 1969Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
mother
Pauline Reed PaxtonPauline Reed
Birth: August 6, 1910Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 24, 2000Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Elna Jean Paxton
Birth: December 29, 1926 19 16Hillside, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 2001
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Family with Charles Algin Morris - View this family
husband
Charles Algin Morris
Birth: July 21, 1924Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 9, 2008Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Elna Jean Paxton
Birth: December 29, 1926 19 16Hillside, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 2001
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Elna Jean Paxton has 17 first cousins recorded

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