The Shemwell Family

Dorothy Alene FrostAge: 92 years19132005

Dorothy Alene Frost
Given names
Dorothy Alene
Married name
Dorothy Alene Cunningham
Birth March 14, 1913 42 22
Birth of a sisterDelsie Madonna Frost
December 6, 1915 (Age 2 years)
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 -
Birth of a sisterEdith Madeline Frost
December 9, 1917 (Age 4 years)
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-
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Rebecca “Molly” Peach
about 1918 (Age 4 years)
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 -
Death of a fatherEarly Snow Frost
April 20, 1927 (Age 14 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 -
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 -
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 -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth “Bessie” Ingram
June 18, 1961 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterDelsie Madonna Frost
September 6, 1971 (Age 58 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. -
Death of a sisterMarion Elizabeth Frost
November 22, 1984 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterEdith Madeline Frost
January 9, 1994 (Age 80 years)
Death December 16, 2005 (Age 92 years)
Last change April 21, 202204:15:03

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: June 10, 1910Grayson, Texas, United States
10 months
elder sister
Marion Elizabeth Frost
Birth: April 9, 1911 40 20Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: November 22, 1984Bells, Grayson, Texas, United States
23 months
Dorothy Alene Frost
Birth: March 14, 1913 42 22Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: December 16, 2005Marrero, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
Delsie Madonna Frost
Birth: December 6, 1915 45 25Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: September 6, 1971Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Edith Madeline Frost
Birth: December 9, 1917 47 27Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: January 9, 1994Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States

Dorothy Alene Frost has 12 first cousins recorded