The Shemwell Family

Ruby Elizabeth ElmoreAge: 72 years19151988

Ruby Elizabeth Elmore
Given names
Ruby Elizabeth
Married name
Ruby Elizabeth Christian
Birth December 19, 1915
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 days)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 months)

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 2 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Joyce Fay Christian
May 16, 1937 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy Caroline Christian
March 12, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Death of a daughterJoyce Fay Christian
June 10, 1943 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Wilbor Christian
1944 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonWilbor Christian
July 19, 1944 (Age 28 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Linda Faye Christian
December 1, 1955 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterLinda Faye Christian
December 4, 1955 (Age 39 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 May 26, 1988 (Age 72 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Elmwood Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Wilbor Fay Christian - View this family
Joyce Fay Christian
Birth: May 16, 1937 17 21Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 10, 1943Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Nancy Caroline Christian
Birth: March 12, 1940 20 24Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 20, 2015Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Wilbor Christian
Birth: 1944 24 28Tennessee, United States
Death: July 19, 1944Tennessee, United States
12 years
Linda Faye Christian
Birth: December 1, 1955 36 39Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 4, 1955Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

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