The Shemwell Family

Dealia Lavada McGeheeAge: 86 years18991986

Name
Dealia Lavada McGehee
Given names
Dealia Lavada
Surname
McGehee
Married name
Dealia Lavada Bland
Married name
Dealia Lavada Wilder
Birth November 24, 1899 26 20
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a sisterTopie Lula McGehee
November 30, 1902 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Ellen Ethridge
March 29, 1904 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry William McGehee
July 19, 1905 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherOrval Daniel McGehee
March 5, 1908 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherJesse Gordon McGehee
January 15, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Francis McGehee
January 20, 1914 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterOpal Nina McGehee
August 26, 1916 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a paternal grandfatherRansom B McGehee
January 30, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 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
Death of a motherLucy D Ellen “Lizzie” Green
December 1, 1918 (Age 19 years)
MarriageJoe B BlandView this family
December 29, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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/
Birth of a son
#1Joe Vernon Bland
June 7, 1919 (Age 19 years)
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Marriage of a parentDaniel Martin McGeheeSarah Elizabeth CarterView this family
March 1, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilburn Martin McGehee
September 10, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nell Virginia Bland
October 18, 1921 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3Jack W Bland Bland
February 11, 1924 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 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 14, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sonJoe Vernon Bland
December 7, 1930 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherDaniel Martin McGehee
July 8, 1934 (Age 34 years)
MarriageRalph Omar WilderView this family
March 17, 1945 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 50 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 husbandJoe B Bland
December 28, 1968 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherCarson Oren McGehee
October 1, 1971 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterTopie Lula McGehee
June 1973 (Age 73 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilburn Martin McGehee
August 19, 1973 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherHenry William McGehee
April 7, 1974 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherOrval Daniel McGehee
May 2, 1975 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 brotherJesse Gordon McGehee
September 15, 1976 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherJames Francis McGehee
February 10, 1985 (Age 85 years)
Death of a husbandRalph Omar Wilder
March 6, 1985 (Age 85 years)
Death January 3, 1986 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Cherry Hill Cemetery
Last change January 31, 202217:18:36

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 13, 1895Lamar, Texas, United States
13 months
elder brother
3 years
herself
Dealia Lavada McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1899 26 20Hattieville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 3, 1986Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
22 months
younger brother
Jesse Gordon McGehee
Birth: January 15, 1910 36 30Hattieville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 15, 1976Cook, Illinois, United States
4 years
younger brother
James Francis McGehee
Birth: January 20, 1914 40 34Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 10, 1985Logan, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Michael and Opal Gagliardotto (nee McGehee)Opal Nina McGehee
Birth: August 26, 1916 42 36Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 25, 2005Cook, Illinois, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Elizabeth Carter - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 1, 1920Perryville, Perry, Arkansas, United States
6 months
half-brother
Wilburn Martin McGehee
Birth: September 10, 1920 46 39Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 19, 1973Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Family with Joe B Bland - View this family
husband
Joe B Bland
Birth: September 16, 1894Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 28, 1968Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
herself
Dealia Lavada McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1899 26 20Hattieville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 3, 1986Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: December 29, 1918Perry, Arkansas, United States
5 months
son
Joe Vernon Bland
Birth: June 7, 1919 24 19Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 7, 1930Perryville, Perry, Arkansas, United States
2 years
daughter
Nell Virginia Bland
Birth: October 18, 1921 27 21Perryville, Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 30, 2018Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
2 years
son
Jack W Bland Bland
Birth: February 11, 1924 29 24Perry, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 31, 2010Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Family with Ralph Omar Wilder - View this family
husband
Ralph Omar Wilder
Birth: May 15, 1914Maine, United States
Death: March 6, 1985Anaheim, Orange, California, United States
herself
Dealia Lavada McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1899 26 20Hattieville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 3, 1986Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: March 17, 1945Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

Dealia Lavada McGehee has 17 first cousins recorded