The Shemwell Family

Raymond Lewis EldredgeAge: 88 years19152003

Name
Raymond Lewis Eldredge
Given names
Raymond Lewis
Surname
Eldredge
Birth August 31, 1915
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 months)

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 16 months)

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 2 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 14 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 May 13, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Ronald Cherry Eldredge
April 30, 1943 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sonRonald Cherry Eldredge
April 30, 1943 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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 30 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 of a wifeJohnnie Magdalene Cherry
October 22, 1989 (Age 74 years)
Death September 16, 2003 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Crosbyton Cemetery
Last change June 3, 202010:51:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Johnnie Magdalene Cherry - View this family
himself
Raymond Lewis Eldredge
Birth: August 31, 1915Floydada Cemetery, Floyd, Texas, United States
Death: September 16, 2003Crosbyton, Crosby, Texas, United States
wife
Johnnie Magdalene Cherry
Birth: March 10, 1913 30 27Milano, Milam, Texas, United States
Death: October 22, 1989Lubbock, Texas, United States
daughter
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son
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son
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son
Ronald Cherry Eldredge
Birth: April 30, 1943 27 30Crosby, Texas, United States
Death: April 30, 1943Crosby, Texas, United States

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