The Shemwell Family

Melvin Earl LogsdonAge: 35 years19101945

Name
Melvin Earl Logsdon
Given names
Melvin Earl
Surname
Logsdon
Birth March 6, 1910
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 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 7 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 19 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
MarriageElizabeth May DriskillView this family
November 28, 1935 (Age 25 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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
Death June 24, 1945 (Age 35 years)
Last change May 16, 202011:11:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Elizabeth May Driskill - View this family
himself
Melvin Earl Logsdon
Birth: March 6, 1910Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1945Oakland, Michigan, United States
wife
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 28, 1935Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States
Alvis Sloan + Elizabeth May Driskill - View this family
wife’s husband
Alvis Sloan
Birth: July 20, 1927Pike, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 16, 1999Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
wife
Elizabeth May Driskill
Birth: January 23, 1916 27 28Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 2003Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: January 31, 1950Montgomery, Ohio, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Melvin Earl Logsdon - Household

12 Park Place Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Logsdon, MelvinheadMW30MKYDaytonOHAssemblerAutomobile Factory
Logsdon, ElizabethXwifeFW24MKYDaytonOH