The Shemwell Family

Theodore Lee McElroyAge: 67 years19061973

Name
Theodore Lee McElroy
Given names
Theodore Lee
Surname
McElroy
Birth 1906 39 24

Birth of a sisterLucille Ruth McElroy
1910 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1912 (Age 6 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Huts McElroy
1912 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterLela Lorene McElroy
1914 (Age 8 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherCharles David McElroy
1917 (Age 11 years)

Death of a half-brotherEdgar Forest McElroy
1917 (Age 11 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 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 12 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 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
Death of a brotherCharles David McElroy
1942 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 44 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
Death of a fatherJohn Forest McElroy
February 12, 1954 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Accute Heart Attack
Death of a brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1961 (Age 55 years)

Death of a half-brotherFredrick Francis McElroy
1967 (Age 61 years)

Death of a motherBuna Vista Waggoner
1967 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 1973 (Age 67 years)

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Marriage: before 1889
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Grace Thomas McElroy
Birth: January 19, 1903 36 29Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1978Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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