The Shemwell Family

Lucille Ruth McElroyAge: 98 years19102009

Lucille Ruth McElroy
Given names
Lucille Ruth
Married name
Lucille Ruth Nichols
Birth January 17, 1910 43 28
Birth of a brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1912 (Age 23 months)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Huts McElroy
1912 (Age 23 months)

Birth of a sisterLela Lorene McElroy
1914 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherCharles David McElroy
1917 (Age 6 years)

Death of a half-brotherEdgar Forest McElroy
1917 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 1, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherCharles David McElroy
1942 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 fatherJohn Forest McElroy
February 12, 1954 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Accute Heart Attack
Death of a brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1961 (Age 50 years)

Death of a half-brotherFredrick Francis McElroy
1967 (Age 56 years)

Death of a motherBuna Vista Waggoner
1967 (Age 56 years)

Death of a brotherTheodore Lee McElroy
1973 (Age 62 years)

Death of a half-brotherJohn Earl McElroy
May 20, 1974 (Age 64 years)
Address: Trinity Hospital
Burial of a half-brotherJohn Earl McElroy
May 22, 1974 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 half-sisterGrace Thomas McElroy
October 1978 (Age 68 years)
Death of a husbandGilbert Vernon Nichols
October 21, 1988 (Age 78 years)
Death of a half-sisterAlice Elmine McElroy
1988 (Age 77 years)

Death of a sisterLela Lorene McElroy
1996 (Age 85 years)

Death 2009 (Age 98 years)

Last change August 5, 202014:31:52

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: before 1889
14 years
Grace Thomas McElroy
Birth: January 19, 1903 36 29Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1978Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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Gilbert Vernon Nichols
Birth: July 28, 1908 35 33Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1988Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Sallie Jane McMillan - Household

Houston, Tennessee

Nichols, SallieheadFW65WdTNSame House
Nichols, RoesonMW23STNSame HouseBody ManChrysler?
Nichols, GilbertsonMW31MTNSame HouseSales ManRetail Grocery Store
Nichols, Lucilledaughter in lawFW29MTNSame HouseSales LadyRetail Grocery Store
Stevens, R Gson in lawMW28MMSCold WaterTateMS
Stevens, IdadaughterFW33MMSCold WaterTateMS