The Shemwell Family

Pearl D GentryAge: 73 years18831957

Pearl D Gentry
Given names
Pearl D
Married name
Pearl D Allen
Birth August 7, 1883
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 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 33 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 34 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 -
MarriageJames Orville “Shep” AllenView this family
June 21, 1926 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Patsy Lou Allen
February 14, 1928 (Age 44 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Census May 11, 1940 (Age 56 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 66 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 62 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 8, 1957 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Buffalo Springs Cemetery
Last change May 10, 202014:56:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with James Orville “Shep” Allen - View this family
James Orville “Shep” Allen
Birth: September 10, 1890 34 32Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 26, 1959Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
Pearl D Gentry
Birth: August 7, 1883Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 8, 1957Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: June 21, 1926
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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Orville “Shep” Allen - Household

Forest Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky

Allen, James OheadMW39M36KYKYTNMechanicIce Plant
Allen, PearlwifeFW40M37KYKYIL
Allen, Patsy LdaughterFW2SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Orville “Shep” Allen - Household

Water Works Street Lincoln, Kentucky

Allen, J AXheadMW49MKYSibenonMarionKYAutomobile MechanicGarage
Allen, Pearl DwifeFW51MKYSibenonMarionKY
Allen, Patsy LoudaughterFW12SKYSibenonMarionKY