The Shemwell Family

Dorothy Elizabeth JohnsonAge: 83 years19141998

Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson
Given names
Dorothy Elizabeth
Married name
Dorothy Elizabeth Burton
Birth December 4, 1914 28 26
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 months)

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 2 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a brotherJohn Albert “Albert” Johnson
January 16, 1919 (Age 4 years)
Census January 31, 1920 (Age 5 years)
Death of a fatherAndrew Thomas “Andy” Johnson
October 10, 1924 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherAndrew Thomas “AT” Johnson
April 19, 1925 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 15 years)
Census April 20, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 -
Death of a brotherAndrew Thomas “AT” Johnson
July 4, 1952 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 35 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 31 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 motherMary Helen “Helen” Shaw
November 5, 1980 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Albert “Albert” Johnson
April 29, 1991 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterFlorence Luemma Johnson
October 15, 1996 (Age 81 years)
Death June 2, 1998 (Age 83 years)
Last change May 9, 202014:03:23

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: March 27, 1910Lake, Tennessee, United States
9 months
elder sister
Florence Luemma Johnson
Birth: January 2, 1911 24 22Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1996Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson
Birth: December 4, 1914 28 26Elbridge, Obion, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 2, 1998Ft. Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States
4 years
younger brother
John Albert “Albert” Johnson
Birth: January 16, 1919 32 30Elbridge, Obion, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 29, 1991Hornbeak, Obion, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger brother
Andrew Thomas “AT” Johnson
Birth: April 19, 1925 39 36Obion, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 4, 1952Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson
Birth: December 4, 1914 28 26Elbridge, Obion, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 2, 1998Ft. Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States

Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson has 21 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (21)

Parents John W Mills + Hattie Elizabeth Shaw
2Sam E Mills1900
3Bobbie Mills1902
4Rosie Mills1905
6Maud Mills1909
Parents W L Parker + Hattie Elizabeth Shaw
2Pauline Parker19141998
Parents William Henry Shaw + Florence Leora Johnson
1Ommie Estes Shaw19041989
2Otha Ray Shaw19091985
3Elmer Hazel Shaw19142000
Parents Peter Robert Shaw + Bertha Isolene Smith
Parents Peter Robert Shaw + Pearl Smith
1Hazel Elmer Shaw19151988
2Eveline Shaw19191985
Parents Robert Otha Rainey + Annie Shaw
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Andrew Thomas “Andy” Johnson - Household

Obion, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Johnson, AndyheadMW33MTNTNTNfarmer
Johnson, HelenwifeFW32MTNTNTN
Johnson, FlorencedaughterFW9STNTNTN
Johnson, Dorothy EdaughterFW5STNTNTN
Johnson, AlbertsonMW1STNTNTN