The Shemwell Family

Orval JohnstonAge: 93 years19092003

Orval Johnston
Given names
Birth November 12, 1909 23 21
Birth of a sisterLela Johnston
September 7, 1911 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a sisterClare Johnston
April 11, 1914 (Age 4 years)
Death of a motherClara Frost
April 21, 1914 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterClare Johnston
July 21, 1915 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHouston Frost
September 18, 1916 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

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

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherSidney Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ward
January 25, 1928 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1Orval Gene Johnston
July 11, 1934 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Michael Joseph Burkhart
December 19, 1954 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 of a fatherDelmar Samuel Johnston
April 11, 1978 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterLela Johnston
May 29, 2001 (Age 91 years)

Death of a wifeNoma Grace Williams
September 29, 2002 (Age 92 years)
Death May 26, 2003 (Age 93 years)
Last change May 5, 202004:47:51

by: Brian Shemwell
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Delmar Samuel Johnston
Birth: August 7, 1886Shasta, California, United States
Death: April 11, 1978Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
Clara Frost
Birth: November 28, 1887 27 25Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: April 21, 1914Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Marriage: November 8, 1908Canyon, Idaho, United States
1 year
Orval Johnston
Birth: November 12, 1909 23 21Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: May 26, 2003Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States
22 months
younger sister
Lela Johnston
Birth: September 7, 1911 25 23Valley, Idaho, United States
Death: May 29, 2001
3 years
younger sister
Clare Johnston
Birth: April 11, 1914 27 26Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: July 21, 1915Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Family with Noma Grace Williams - View this family
Orval Johnston
Birth: November 12, 1909 23 21Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: May 26, 2003Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States
Noma Grace Williams
Birth: February 7, 1913Middleton, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: September 29, 2002Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States
Orval Gene Johnston
Birth: July 11, 1934 24 21Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: March 9, 2018Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States

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