The Shemwell Family

Russell Lavern ShamelAge: 71 years19251997

Russell Lavern Shamel
Given names
Russell Lavern
Birth September 11, 1925 26 24

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Albert Shamel
December 29, 1934 (Age 9 years)
Cause: Angina Pericarditis
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmma McLaughlin
1942 (Age 16 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 24 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 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 motherHazel Mae Waterworth
September 13, 1978 (Age 53 years)

Death of a fatherRussell D Shamel
March 18, 1992 (Age 66 years)

Death July 31, 1997 (Age 71 years)

Cemetery: Competition Cemetery
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Russell Lavern Shamel has 4 first cousins recorded

Father's family (4)

Parents William Homer Shamel + Grace Cook

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