The Shemwell Family

Elvey Young ClarkAge: 47 years18971945

Elvey Young Clark
Given names
Elvey Young
Birth June 7, 1897 34 19
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 months)
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 -
Birth of a brotherArvel Glenn Clark
December 1898 (Age 17 months)
Death of a fatherElven Glenn “Elvey” Clark
before 1907 (Age 9 years)

Marriage of a parentHorace Franklin MillerMattie Lee W FrostView this family
September 18, 1907 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherLeo Franklin Miller
July 18, 1909 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherYoung Brigham Frost
September 28, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a motherMattie Lee W Frost
before 1917 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 20 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 grandmotherMariah Katherine “Katie” Robey
September 18, 1919 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterJessie K Clark
before 1922 (Age 24 years)

Death of a brotherArvel Glenn Clark
January 4, 1922 (Age 24 years)
Burial of a brotherArvel Glenn Clark
January 6, 1922 (Age 24 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Myaamia Heritage Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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 44 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 April 17, 1945 (Age 47 years)
Burial April 20, 1945 (3 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rocky Comfort Cemetery
Last change April 23, 202204:34:59

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 18, 1892Lawrence, Missouri, United States
11 months
elder sister
Jessie K Clark
Birth: November 1893 30 15Missouri, United States
Death: before 1922
4 years
Elvey Young Clark
Birth: June 7, 1897 34 19Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 17, 1945Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
19 months
younger brother
Arvel Glenn Clark
Birth: December 1898 35 20Hooker, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: January 4, 1922Cardin, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States
Mother’s family with Horace Franklin Miller - View this family
Horace Franklin Miller
Birth: May 11, 1874Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Death: May 19, 1911Mount Pleasant, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 18, 1907Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
22 months
Leo Franklin Miller
Birth: July 18, 1909 35 31Jasper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 12, 1994Tulare, California, United States

Elvey Young Clark has 4 first cousins recorded