The Shemwell Family

Dougal Arey Family

Kerr Craige AreyAge: 68 years18901958

Name
Kerr Craige Arey
Given names
Kerr Craige
Surname
Arey
Birth January 24, 1890 33 32
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr.
June 5, 1890 (Age 4 months)
Birth of a sisterPhoebe Brown Arey
November 21, 1892 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Burton “Little Bert” Arey
April 21, 1896 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 18, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHarry Lindsey Arey
November 11, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Ann “Anna” Smith
November 26, 1903 (Age 13 years)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a fatherDougal Lindsay Arey
March 20, 1922 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Stroke
MarriageSusie Walters HodgesView this family
March 31, 1923 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#1Kerr Craige Arey Jr.
January 30, 1925 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Death of a brotherErnest Cass Arey
June 20, 1934 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherNancy Lugenia “Nannie” Shemwell
October 15, 1939 (Age 49 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterLottie Coleman Arey
June 22, 1941 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Marriage of a childKerr Craige Arey Jr.Mary Anne “Anna” SlaughterView this family
October 9, 1948 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Burton “Little Bert” Arey
March 19, 1950 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death February 20, 1958 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Highland Burial Park
Last change February 18, 201814:01:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 27, 1877Rowan, North Carolina, United States
8 months
elder brother
Ernest Cass Arey
Birth: September 6, 1878 22 20Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 20, 1934Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
2 years
elder sister
6 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
Dougal Arey FamilyKerr Craige Arey
Birth: January 24, 1890 33 32Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 20, 1958Danville, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger sister
Phoebe Brown Arey
Birth: November 21, 1892 36 35North Carolina, United States
Death: January 15, 1986Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Dougal Arey FamilyWilliam Burton “Little Bert” Arey
Birth: April 21, 1896 40 38Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 19, 1950Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
5 years
younger brother
Dougal Arey FamilyHarry Lindsey Arey
Birth: November 11, 1900 44 42Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 9, 1968Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
Family with Susie Walters Hodges - View this family
himself
Dougal Arey FamilyKerr Craige Arey
Birth: January 24, 1890 33 32Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 20, 1958Danville, Virginia, United States
wife
Susie Walters Hodges
Birth: December 23, 1898Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 20, 1968Danville, Virginia, United States
Marriage: March 31, 1923Danville, Virginia, United States
22 months
son
Kerr Craige Arey Jr.
Birth: January 30, 1925 35 26Virginia, United States
Death: June 27, 1990Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

Kerr Craige Arey has 13 first cousins recorded