The Shemwell Family

Lorene Riggins

Margaret Lorene RigginsAge: 86 years19132000

Name
Margaret Lorene Riggins
Given names
Margaret Lorene
Surname
Riggins
Married name
Margaret Lorene Crow
Birth September 22, 1913 39 33
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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/
Death of a brotherEllis Riggins
before 1920 (Age 6 years)

Census March 11, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRoanna E Weatherford
May 30, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherElbert Ellis Riggins
August 17, 1921 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 3, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 36 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 motherLucy Irene Ellis
December 10, 1960 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Lewis Riggins
April 22, 1969 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sisterEtta Mae Riggins
March 31, 1970 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherLeslie Bond Riggins
February 1974 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 brotherElgin Lyman Riggins
December 1977 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherFloyd Otis Riggins
October 9, 1991 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherElbert Ellis Riggins
January 4, 1995 (Age 81 years)
Death July 22, 2000 (Age 86 years)
Last change October 23, 202111:17:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 11, 1899Shelby, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder brother
Elgin Lyman Riggins
Birth: January 16, 1900 25 19Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1977Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
5 years
elder sister
Etta Mae BeatyEtta Mae Riggins
Birth: August 8, 1904 30 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 31, 1970Shelby, Tennessee, United States
17 months
elder brother
Floyd Otis Riggins
Birth: January 15, 1906 31 25Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 9, 1991Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
Ellis Riggins
Birth: about December 1909 35 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1920
14 months
elder brother
3 years
herself
Lorene RigginsMargaret Lorene Riggins
Birth: September 22, 1913 39 33Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 22, 2000Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
8 years
younger brother
Elbert Ellis Riggins
Birth: August 17, 1921 47 41Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 4, 1995Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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husband
Private
herself
Lorene RigginsMargaret Lorene Riggins
Birth: September 22, 1913 39 33Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 22, 2000Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

Margaret Lorene Riggins has 14 first cousins recorded