The Shemwell Family

Emma Lee ArmstrongAge: 62 years19031966

Name
Emma Lee Armstrong
Given names
Emma Lee
Surname
Armstrong
Married name
Emma Lee Douglas
Birth December 17, 1903 33 29
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 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 13 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 14 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/
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 16 years)
MarriageJoseph Herbert “Joe” DouglasView this family
June 26, 1923 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Dorothy Vinita Douglas
November 13, 1924 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherHannibal Armstrong
June 30, 1927 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 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 15, 1930 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn William Shemwell
December 22, 1934 (Age 31 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 36 years)

Death of a motherRosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
October 11, 1941 (Age 37 years)
Address: 3424 Telephone
Cause: Myocardial
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Lee Crook
December 5, 1941 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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 46 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 fatherCharles Lee Armstrong
February 28, 1956 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterAnnis Vinita Armstrong
March 29, 1965 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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 November 24, 1966 (Age 62 years)
Cause of death: Acute myocardial infarction; heart disease
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Forest Park Cemetery
Last change March 28, 201917:43:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Charles Lee Armstrong
Birth: February 6, 1870 31 29Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: February 28, 1956Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
mother
Marriage: June 11, 1891Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
4 years
elder sister
Annis Vinita Armstrong
Birth: July 13, 1895 25 21Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: March 29, 1965Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
8 years
herself
Emma Lee Armstrong
Birth: December 17, 1903 33 29Hepler, Crawford, Kansas, United States
Death: November 24, 1966Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Family with Joseph Herbert “Joe” Douglas - View this family
husband
herself
Emma Lee Armstrong
Birth: December 17, 1903 33 29Hepler, Crawford, Kansas, United States
Death: November 24, 1966Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Marriage: June 26, 1923Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
17 months
daughter
Dorothy Vinita Douglas
Birth: November 13, 1924 24 20Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 31, 2013Texas, United States

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