The Shemwell Family

Milburn Coy DorrisAge: 96 years18961992

Milburn Coy Dorris
Given names
Milburn Coy
Birth October 29, 1896 26 25
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 months)
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 -
Birth of a brotherDouglas Jefferson Dorris
March 31, 1912 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageEtta Mae ShemwellView this family
December 24, 1917 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 son
#1Milburn Lee Dorris
February 2, 1919 (Age 22 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Estill Marvin Dorris
August 29, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles Baker Dorris
July 22, 1922 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sonCharles Baker Dorris
February 15, 1923 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Sue Bell Dorris
June 4, 1925 (Age 28 years)
Death of a wifeEtta Mae Shemwell
May 20, 1928 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a childEstill Marvin DorrisAdeline A “Ada” PoeView this family
estimated 1939 (Age 42 years)

Census April 27, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Anna Grace Dorris
September 16, 1943 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a fatherMilton Alfonzo Dorris
December 27, 1955 (Age 59 years)
Death of a motherLouella Elizabeth Escue
October 29, 1961 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherDouglas Jefferson Dorris
December 26, 1966 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 sonEstill Marvin Dorris
June 24, 1986 (Age 89 years)
Death of a granddaughterAnna Grace Dorris
September 3, 1986 (Age 89 years)
Death December 24, 1992 (Age 96 years)
Burial after December 24, 1992
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change December 15, 201909:30:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Milburn Coy Dorris
Birth: October 29, 1896 26 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 1992Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 years
younger brother
Douglas Jefferson Dorris
Birth: March 31, 1912 41 41Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 26, 1966Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States
Family with Etta Mae Shemwell - View this family
Milburn Coy Dorris
Birth: October 29, 1896 26 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 24, 1992Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1917
13 months
Milburn Lee Dorris
Birth: February 2, 1919 22 18Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 23, 2006Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
19 months
Estill Marvin Dorris
Birth: August 29, 1920 23 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 1986Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
23 months
Charles Baker Dorris
Birth: July 22, 1922 25 21Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 15, 1923Beech Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Sue Bell Dorris
Birth: June 4, 1925 28 24Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 30, 2008Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

Milburn Coy Dorris has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Milburn Coy Dorris - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Dorris, Milburn CheadMW23MKYKYTNLoaderCoal Mine
Dorris, Etta MwifeFW19MKYKYKY
Dorris, Milburn LsonMW11mSKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Milton Alfonzo Dorris - Household

Todd, Kentucky

Dorris, Milton AheadMW69MKYFarmerFarm
Dorris, Louella EwifeFW69MTN
Dorris, M CoysonMW45DKY
Dorris, DouglassonMW28MKY
Dorris, Ida Faydaughter in lawFW26MCA
Dorris, Duanngrand sonMW1SUT
Dorris, Sue Bgrand daughterFW14SKY
Dorris, Charlesgrand sonMW10SMI