The Shemwell Family

Polly Shelton HallAge: 66 years19111978

Polly Shelton Hall
Given names
Polly Shelton
Married name
Polly Shelton Murrey
Birth May 26, 1911 25 23
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances Felicia “Fannie” Glenn
October 27, 1911 (Age 5 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Glenn “Ninny” Hall
October 23, 1916 (Age 5 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-
Historical Event
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 -
Census January 18, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherPercy Wade Hall
March 10, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Vick “Billy” Hall
May 21, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherElvis D Shelton
December 24, 1927 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherBenjamin Hall
August 16, 1930 (Age 19 years)
MarriageMyron Hunt MurreyView this family
August 19, 1930 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy Dodd Murrey
July 1, 1931 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Elizebeth Rhea Murrey
October 20, 1933 (Age 22 years)
Death of a daughterElizebeth Rhea Murrey
October 21, 1933 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Enola Claire Murrey
September 16, 1936 (Age 25 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
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 paternal grandmotherEva Vick Christian
April 3, 1946 (Age 34 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 daughterEnola Claire Murrey
November 29, 1958 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherEnola Glenn Shelton
January 25, 1973 (Age 61 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 of a fatherTheron Wade Hall
October 21, 1977 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Vick “Billy” Hall
December 20, 1977 (Age 66 years)
Death April 4, 1978 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: East Lawn Palms Cemetery
Last change July 11, 201909:08:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 14, 1908
11 months
elder sister
Frances Kathleen Hall
Birth: November 29, 1908 23 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 2, 2005Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
5 years
younger sister
Mary Glenn “Ninny” Hall
Birth: October 23, 1916 31 28Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 23, 2002Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Percy Wade HallPercy Wade Hall
Birth: March 10, 1920 34 31Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 2007Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
William Vick “Billy” Hall
Birth: May 21, 1922 36 34Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 20, 1977Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Myron Hunt Murrey - View this family
Marriage: August 19, 1930
10 months
2 years
Elizebeth Rhea Murrey
Birth: October 20, 1933 24 22Kentucky, United States
Death: October 21, 1933Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Enola Claire Murrey
Birth: September 16, 1936 27 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 29, 1958Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States

Polly Shelton Hall has 14 first cousins recorded