The Shemwell Family

Rosa Alice RichmondAge: 76 years18811957

Name
Rosa Alice Richmond
Given names
Rosa Alice
Surname
Richmond
Married name
Rosa Alice Driskill
Birth March 12, 1881
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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
MarriageConnie Robert “Meits” DriskillView this family
January 25, 1899 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Amy Gail Driskill
September 19, 1902 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Arvil F Driskill
September 27, 1904 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 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 35 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 36 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/
Birth of a grandson
#1Wilbor Fay Christian
June 19, 1919 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Harold Wade Christian
November 26, 1925 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 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 24, 1930 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 68 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 64 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 April 20, 1957 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change May 14, 202011:52:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Connie Robert “Meits” Driskill - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 25, 1899Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
daughter
2 years
son
Arvil F Driskill
Birth: September 27, 1904 27 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 12, 1974Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Connie Robert “Meits” Driskill - Household

Mount Sharon Road Sharon and Clifty, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Driskill, Connie RheadMW54M21KYKYKYFarmingGeneral Farm
Driskill, Rosa AwifeFW50M17KYKYKY
Driskill, MarymotherFW75Wd17KYKYKY