The Shemwell Family

Christine VestalAge: 99 years19172017

Name
Christine Vestal
Given names
Christine
Surname
Vestal
Married name
Christine Ariail
Birth November 21, 1917 57 40
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 41 days)

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/
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a brotherWillis Jasper Vestal Jr.
March 16, 1938 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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
Death of a fatherDr. Willis Jasper Vestal
December 7, 1952 (Age 35 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Bonnie Ariail
September 28, 1954 (Age 36 years)

Death of a motherMary “May” Shemwell
March 29, 1961 (Age 43 years)

Death of a daughterBonnie Ariail
June 9, 1969 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 of a husbandWilliam Coke “Bill” Ariail Jr.
February 6, 1987 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterEtta E Vestal
March 17, 1997 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherDr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
July 7, 1998 (Age 80 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Mae Vestal
February 11, 2011 (Age 93 years)
Death July 12, 2017 (Age 99 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Last change July 31, 201710:41:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 11, 1894Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Etta E Vestal
Birth: 1896 35 18North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 1997Davidson, North Carolina, United States
18 months
elder brother
Willis Jasper Vestal Jr.
Birth: July 17, 1897 36 20Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 16, 1938Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States
10 years
elder brother
Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
Birth: September 30, 1907 47 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 7, 1998Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
Alice Mae Vestal
Birth: March 27, 1915 54 37North Carolina, United States
Death: February 11, 2011Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
herself
Christine Vestal
Birth: November 21, 1917 57 40North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 2017Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Family with William Coke “Bill” Ariail Jr. - View this family
husband
William Coke “Bill” Ariail Jr.
Birth: October 22, 1914Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 6, 1987Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
herself
Christine Vestal
Birth: November 21, 1917 57 40North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 2017Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Bonnie Ariail
Birth: September 28, 1954 39 36
Death: June 9, 1969Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Christine Vestal has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Willis J Vestal - Household

Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Vestal, W JheadMW57MNCNCNCDoctorMD
Vestal, Mrs W JwifeFW41MNCNCNC
Vestal, Odell SsonMW12SNCNCNC
Vestal, Sarah FdaughterFW9SNCNCNC
Vestal, Alice MaedaughterFW4SNCNCNC
Vestal, ChristinedaughterFW2SNCNCNC
Leonard, James Ason in lawMW28MNCNCNCManagerCafe
Leonard, Etta EdaughterFW24MNCNCNC

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Willis J Vestal - Household

West 1st Ave Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Willis J VestalheadMW69M34NCNCNCPhysicianGeneral Practice
May VestalwifeFW52M17NCNCNC
Odell S VestalsonMW22SNCNCNC
Sarah F VestaldaughterFW19SNCNCNC
Alice M VestaldaughterFW15SNCNCNC
Christine VestaldaughterFW12SNCNCNC
Charlie VestalnephewMW16SNCNCNC