The Shemwell Family

Pearl SullivanAge: 77 years18971974

Pearl Sullivan
Given names
Birth January 24, 1897 29 26
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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 brotherEarnest David Sullivan
August 6, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Census July 7, 1900 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherTheodore Jackson Sullivan
November 14, 1901 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterRuby Ann Sullivan
February 5, 1904 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Sullivan
July 14, 1904 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterVera Juell Sullivan
March 25, 1907 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterLena Martha Sullivan
March 17, 1909 (Age 12 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherTruman Elmo Sullivan
January 16, 1911 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann “Anna” Daugherty
February 17, 1912 (Age 15 years)
Associate: George Washington Daugherty
Associate: Francis “Fanny” McGehee
Death of a maternal grandfatherEphrem Willard Bullard
April 6, 1915 (Age 18 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 maternal grandmotherLinda Eliva Austin
September 13, 1918 (Age 21 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 -
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 22 years)
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 -
Death of a fatherDavid Daugherty Sullivan
January 29, 1936 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherEliza Jane Bullard
October 23, 1942 (Age 45 years)
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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 52 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 brotherTheodore Jackson Sullivan
January 6, 1963 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherArthur L Sullivan
September 17, 1963 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherEarnest David Sullivan
July 23, 1966 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherTruman Elmo Sullivan
July 1972 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 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 June 1974 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Fairlawn Cemetery
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Marriage: August 15, 1888Parker, Texas, United States
11 months
elder brother
Arthur L Sullivan
Birth: July 21, 1889 21 19Texas, United States
Death: September 17, 1963San Bernardino, California, United States
3 years
elder sister
May Etta Sullivan
Birth: March 25, 1892 24 21Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
Death: December 29, 1975Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States
3 years
elder sister
Andrew Lafayette Alle and Leona Gertrude SullivanLeona Gertrude Sullivan
Birth: November 30, 1894 27 24Parker, Texas, United States
Death: August 19, 1984Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
2 years
Pearl Sullivan
Birth: January 24, 1897 29 26Texas, United States
Death: June 1974Beckham, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger brother
Earnest David Sullivan
Birth: August 6, 1899 31 29Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 23, 1966Colorado, United States
2 years
younger brother
Theodore Jackson Sullivan
Birth: November 14, 1901 34 31Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 6, 1963Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ruby Ann Sullivan
Birth: February 5, 1904 36 33Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 1979Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
Vera Juell Sullivan
Birth: March 25, 1907 39 36Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 3, 1985Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
2 years
younger sister
Lena Martha Sullivan
Birth: March 17, 1909 41 38Beckham, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 27, 1988Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
22 months
younger brother
Truman Elmo Sullivan
Birth: January 16, 1911 43 40Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 1972Oklahoma, United States

Pearl Sullivan has 29 first cousins recorded