The Shemwell Family

Jessie Dixie HowellAge: 62 years19111973

Name
Jessie Dixie Howell
Given names
Jessie Dixie
Surname
Howell
Birth October 12, 1911
MarriageMarianna CarverView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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 daughter
#1Dixie Jane Howell
June 17, 1936 (Age 24 years)
Census April 25, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 December 20, 1973 (Age 62 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 9, 202014:35:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Marianna Carver - View this family
himself
Jessie Dixie Howell
Birth: October 12, 1911Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 20, 1973Boyle, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marianna Carver
Birth: June 6, 1916 31 26Kentucky, United States
Death: May 8, 1986Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
daughter
Dixie Jane Howell
Birth: June 17, 1936 24 20Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 13, 2006

No family available

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Jessie Dixie Howell - Household

723 Madison Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Howell, Jessie DheadMW28MKYRMuhlenbergKYPlumberGas Company
Howell, MariannaXwifeFW23MKYGranvilleMuhlenbergKY
Howell, Dixie JanedaughterFW3SKY