The Shemwell Family

August Frost TurnerAge: 56 years19111968

August Frost Turner
Given names
August Frost
Birth October 4, 1911 34 29
Birth of a half-sisterCorine Hazel Turner
June 19, 1913 (Age 20 months)
Death of a motherJessie Pearl Frost
June 28, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentAlonzo Young TurnerOra Anna DoughitView this family
January 14, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 maternal grandfatherSnow Frost
June 25, 1919 (Age 7 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 fatherAlonzo Young Turner
August 5, 1951 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 brotherClarence Washington Turner
November 30, 1955 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterAlma Turner
August 15, 1966 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 8, 1968 (Age 56 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Memoryland Memorial Park
Last change April 22, 202200:24:21

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 25, 1900Granby, Newton, Missouri, United States
14 months
elder brother
Clarence Washington Turner
Birth: February 22, 1902 24 19Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: November 30, 1955Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
elder sister
Alma Turner
Birth: April 23, 1904 26 22Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 15, 1966Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States
2 years
elder brother
Herbert Alonzo Turner
Birth: September 9, 1906 29 24Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 22, 1980Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
5 years
August Frost Turner
Birth: October 4, 1911 34 29Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: January 8, 1968Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
Father’s family with Ora Anna Doughit - View this family
Marriage: January 14, 1916Hunt, Texas, United States
-3 years
Corine Hazel Turner
Birth: June 19, 1913Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 17, 1982Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

August Frost Turner has 8 first cousins recorded