The Shemwell Family

Martha DayAge: 51 years19051957

Martha Day
Given names
Married name
Martha McCord
Birth September 30, 1905

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
MarriageJohn Roland McCordView this family
April 14, 1925 (Age 19 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 34 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 May 18, 1957 (Age 51 years)

Last change March 17, 202018:03:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Roland McCord - View this family
Marriage: April 14, 1925Fulton, Arkansas, United States
John Roland McCord + Lizzie Huffman - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 15, 1917Sharp, Arkansas, United States
9 months

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Roland McCord - Household

Unimproved Dirt Road Pleasant Ridge, Fulton, Arkansas

McCord, Roland JheadMW42M28ARARARFarmerGeneral Farm
McCord, MarthawifeFW24M19MOSDMO
McCord, J ChestersonMW11SARARAR
McCord, CarliesonMW4-4mSARARMO
McCord, RobertsonMW3-5mSARARMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John Roland McCord - Household

Pleasant Ridge, Fulton, Arkansas

McCord, John RXheadMW55MARSame PlaceFarmerFarming
McCord, MarthawifeFW35MARSame Place
McCord, ChestersonMW22SARSame PlaceFarm HelperFarm
McCord, HaroldFarm HelperFarm
McCord, Robert
McCord, Dale
McCord, Vernon
McCord, Ruby Lee