The Shemwell Family

Herman DockinsAge: 81 years18991981

Name
Herman Dockins
Given names
Herman
Surname
Dockins
Birth October 10, 1899
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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 17 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 18 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/
MarriageBonnie R JacksonView this family
calculated 1925 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Marjorie Evelyn Dockins
April 23, 1925 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 50 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
Death of a wifeBonnie R Jackson
November 12, 1971 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 July 4, 1981 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change May 15, 202016:42:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Bonnie R Jackson - View this family
himself
Herman Dockins
Birth: October 10, 1899Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 4, 1981Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Bonnie R Jackson
Birth: July 20, 1900 35 35Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 12, 1971Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: calculated 1925
4 months
daughter
Marjorie Evelyn Dockins
Birth: April 23, 1925 25 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 25, 2002Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Frances Tennessee “Fannie” Driskill - Household

Trowbridge Street Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Jackson, FannieheadFW65Wd27KYTNKY
Dockins, Hermanson in lawMW30M21KYKYKYMechanicAuto Repair Shop
Dockins, BonniedaughterFW29M20KYKYKY
Dockins, Marjorie Egrand daughterFW4-3mSKYKYKY