The Shemwell Family

William Herbert YontsAge: 80 years18861966

William Herbert Yonts
Given names
William Herbert
Birth January 3, 1886
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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 -
MarriageLettie V ShemwellView this family
December 27, 1910 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Murl Wilbur Yonts
September 26, 1911 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mildred Virginia Yonts
October 2, 1913 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Harold Ray Yonts
May 26, 1915 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#4Lennis Paul Yonts
May 29, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonLennis Paul Yonts
August 31, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 -
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 34 years)
Death of a wifeLettie V Shemwell
January 23, 1922 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Tuberculous of Lungs
Birth of a son
#5Woodrow Yonts
August 11, 1924 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Betty Lou Yonts
January 3, 1936 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Carol Lynn Smith
February 14, 1938 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 63 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 September 13, 1966 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Concord Cemetery #1
Last change December 22, 201610:43:11

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 27, 1910Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 months
murl mildred haroldMurl Wilbur Yonts
Birth: September 26, 1911 25 19Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 22, 1991Pinellas, Florida, United States
2 years
murl mildred haroldMildred Virginia Yonts
Birth: October 2, 1913 27 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 13, 1995Kenton, Kentucky, United States
20 months
murl mildred haroldHarold Ray Yonts
Birth: May 26, 1915 29 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 12, 1979LaVerne, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
Lennis Paul Yonts
Birth: May 29, 1918 32 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 31, 1918Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Nina Merle Clark - View this family
Woodrow Yonts
Birth: August 11, 1924 38 24Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 6, 2008Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

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