The Shemwell Family

James Edward TurnerAge: 63 years19101973

Name
James Edward Turner
Given names
James Edward
Surname
Turner
Birth February 21, 1910
MarriageModenia FitzhughView this family
unknown

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
Census April 11, 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 wifeModenia Fitzhugh
April 12, 1966 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Pancreatic Cancer
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 February 23, 1973 (Age 63 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Tolar Cemetery
Last change June 6, 202011:50:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Modenia Fitzhugh - View this family
himself
James Edward Turner
Birth: February 21, 1910Smithfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: February 23, 1973Somervell, Texas, United States
wife
Modenia Fitzhugh
Birth: March 24, 1906 30 24Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: April 12, 1966Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Marriage:

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Edward Turner - Household

Tarrant, Texas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Turner, James EheadMW30MTXSame HouseDelivery manWholesale Bakery
Turner, ModeniaXwifeFW34MTXSame HouseTeacherPublic School