The Shemwell Family

Dorthy Violet BrownAge: 95 years19212016

Name
Dorthy Violet Brown
Given names
Dorthy Violet
Surname
Brown
Married name
Dorthy Violet Kerley
Birth February 23, 1921 22 19
Birth of a brotherRoy Evans Brown
March 30, 1923 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherArnold Wilburn Brown
January 12, 1925 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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 sisterPauline Marie Brown
December 30, 1929 (Age 8 years)
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherErnest Martin Brown
October 27, 1931 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherCarl Lee Brown
November 28, 1933 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterVera Lois Brown
December 12, 1935 (Age 14 years)
Census May 14, 1940 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherGlenn Eugene Brown
October 20, 1940 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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 maternal grandmotherArva Zena Selby
June 23, 1946 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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 maternal grandfatherWilliam Emmett Kerley
September 30, 1961 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherWilburn Calvin Brown
May 8, 1969 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherIda Kerley
March 12, 1971 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 sisterPauline Marie Brown
May 17, 1988 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherErnest Martin Brown
November 29, 1990 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherRoy Evans Brown
October 8, 1991 (Age 70 years)

Death of a husbandJohn Burton Kerley
March 7, 1993 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherGlenn Eugene Brown
July 29, 1993 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterVera Lois Brown
June 2, 1995 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherArnold Wilburn Brown
March 19, 2003 (Age 82 years)
Death of a brotherCarl Lee Brown
August 27, 2005 (Age 84 years)
Death April 14, 2016 (Age 95 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Linary Cemetery
Last change January 23, 202012:22:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Sarah Brown
Birth: March 2, 1920 21 18Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 2, 1920Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
1 year
herself
Dorthy Violet Brown
Birth: February 23, 1921 22 19Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 14, 2016Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Roy Evans Brown
Birth: March 30, 1923 24 21Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 8, 1991
21 months
younger brother
Arnold Wilburn Brown
Birth: January 12, 1925 26 23Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 19, 2003Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger sister
Pauline Marie Brown
Birth: December 30, 1929 31 28Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 17, 1988Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger brother
Ernest Martin Brown
Birth: October 27, 1931 33 29Linary, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 29, 1990Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Carl Lee Brown
Birth: November 28, 1933 35 32Linary, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 27, 2005Saint Cloud, Osceola, Florida, United States
2 years
younger sister
Vera Lois Brown
Birth: December 12, 1935 37 34Linary, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 2, 1995Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Glenn Eugene Brown
Birth: October 20, 1940 42 38Linary, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 29, 1993Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
sister
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Family with John Burton Kerley - View this family
husband
John Burton Kerley
Birth: March 14, 1921 37 31Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1993Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
herself
Dorthy Violet Brown
Birth: February 23, 1921 22 19Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 14, 2016Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
son
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daughter
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Dorthy Violet Brown has 25 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (25)

Parents Arthur Davis + Lillie Kerley
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Parents Oscar Clyde Kerley + Cora Bell Burgess
1Martin Lee Kerley19281928
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Parents General Henry Wood + Dora Kerley
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Parents Rev. E J Brown + Malinda Kerley
1Mary Louise Brown19361938
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Parents George Paul Kerley + Mary Pauline Lowe
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Parents Theodore “Ted” Kerley + Beatrice Smith
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Wilburn Calvin Brown - Household

Grassy Cove road Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Brown, Wilburn CheadMW31M21TNTNTNLaborerGeneral Labor
Brown, IdawifeFW28M18TNTNTN
Brown, VioletdaughterFW9STNTNTN
Brown, RoysonMW7STNTNTN
Brown, ArnoldsonMW5STNTNTN
Brown, PaulinedaughterFW7mSTNTNTN