The Shemwell Family

Theodore “Ted” KerleyAge: 62 years19201982

Name
Theodore “Ted” Kerley
Given names
Theodore
Surname
Kerley
Nickname
Ted
Birth January 4, 1920 41 43
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 10, 1930 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a son
#1Hollis Dwain Kerley
November 10, 1939 (Age 19 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 20 years)

MarriageBeatrice SmithView this family
June 8, 1940 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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
Death of a motherArva Zena Selby
June 23, 1946 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherOscar Clyde Kerley
January 27, 1951 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 fatherWilliam Emmett Kerley
September 30, 1961 (Age 41 years)
Death of a sisterTina Kerley
before 1970 (Age 49 years)

Death of a sisterPinah Kerley
May 29, 1970 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterIda Kerley
March 12, 1971 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 April 26, 1982 (Age 62 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Butternut Ridge Cemetery
Last change January 15, 202010:25:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1901
10 months
elder sister
17 months
elder sister
Lillie Kerley
Birth: April 28, 1903 25 27Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 28, 1997Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Oscar Clyde Kerley
Birth: June 18, 1906 28 30Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 27, 1951Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
23 months
elder sister
Pinah Kerley
Birth: May 22, 1908 30 32Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 29, 1970Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
17 months
elder sister
Dora Kerley
Birth: October 23, 1909 31 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1999Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Malinda Kerley
Birth: January 14, 1912 33 35Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1985Oliver Springs, Morgan, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Carl William KerleyWilliam Carl Kerley
Birth: September 2, 1914 36 38Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 26, 2004Duluth, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States
3 years
elder brother
George Paul Kerley
Birth: December 29, 1917 39 41Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 8, 2018Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
himself
Theodore “Ted” Kerley
Birth: January 4, 1920 41 43Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1982Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States
sister
Family with Beatrice Smith - View this family
himself
Theodore “Ted” Kerley
Birth: January 4, 1920 41 43Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1982Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States
wife
Beatrice Smith
Birth: October 7, 1917Tennessee, United States
Death: October 2, 1995Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States
Marriage: June 8, 1940Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
-7 months
son
Hollis Dwain Kerley
Birth: November 10, 1939 19 22Harriman, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 3, 2005Lorain, Ohio, United States

Theodore “Ted” Kerley has 13 first cousins recorded