The Shemwell Family

Beatrice SmithAge: 77 years19171995

Name
Beatrice Smith
Given names
Beatrice
Surname
Smith
Married name
Beatrice Kerley
Birth October 7, 1917
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 2 months)

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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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
Birth of a son
#1Hollis Dwain Kerley
November 10, 1939 (Age 22 years)
MarriageTheodore “Ted” KerleyView this family
June 8, 1940 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 32 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 husbandTheodore “Ted” Kerley
April 26, 1982 (Age 64 years)
Death October 2, 1995 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Butternut Ridge Cemetery
Last change January 15, 202010:30:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Theodore “Ted” Kerley - View this family
husband
Theodore “Ted” Kerley
Birth: January 4, 1920 41 43Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1982Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States
herself
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

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