The Shemwell Family

James Alfred DelayAge: 74 years18861961

James Alfred Delay
Given names
James Alfred
Birth November 28, 1886
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 -
MarriagePollie TurnerView this family
November 19, 1924 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 -
Death of a wifePollie Turner
September 20, 1953 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a wifePollie Turner
September 22, 1953 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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. -
Death January 24, 1961 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oaklawn Cemetery
Last change April 12, 202223:56:30

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Pollie Turner - View this family
James Alfred Delay
Birth: November 28, 1886Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States
Death: January 24, 1961Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: November 19, 1924Garvin, Oklahoma, United States
Eugene Eli Frost + Pollie Turner - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: August 4, 1901
William Sanders “Willie” Harrison + Pollie Turner - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: May 2, 1892
11 months
Laura Jewel Harrison
Birth: March 31, 1893 18 14Stringtown, Atoka, Choctaw Nation
Death: October 18, 1985Sulphur, Murray, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
John Thomas Harrison
Birth: August 11, 1895 21 17Dougherty, Pickens, Chicksaw Nation
Death: February 6, 1962Murray, Oklahoma, United States
Robert B Wright + Pollie Turner - View this family
wife’s husband
Robert B Wright
Birth: April 10, 1867Kentucky, United States
Death: March 1, 1913Dougherty, Murray, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: October 26, 1912Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States

No family available