The Shemwell Family

Alice Elmine McElroyAge: 88 years19001988

Alice Elmine McElroy
Given names
Alice Elmine
Married name
Alice Elmine Knight
Birth 1900 33 26

Birth of a sisterGrace Thomas McElroy
January 19, 1903 (Age 3 years)
Death of a motherWillie Ann Bramlett
April 15, 1904 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a half-brotherTheodore Lee McElroy
1906 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a half-sisterLucille Ruth McElroy
January 17, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1912 (Age 12 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Huts McElroy
1912 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a half-sisterLela Lorene McElroy
1914 (Age 14 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a half-brotherCharles David McElroy
1917 (Age 17 years)

Death of a brotherEdgar Forest McElroy
1917 (Age 17 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a half-brotherCharles David McElroy
1942 (Age 42 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 50 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 54 years)
Cause: Accute Heart Attack
Death of a half-brotherGeorge Edward McElroy
1961 (Age 61 years)

Death of a brotherFredrick Francis McElroy
1967 (Age 67 years)

Death of a half-brotherTheodore Lee McElroy
1973 (Age 73 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Earl McElroy
May 20, 1974 (Age 74 years)
Address: Trinity Hospital
Burial of a brotherJohn Earl McElroy
May 22, 1974 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 sisterGrace Thomas McElroy
October 1978 (Age 78 years)
Death 1988 (Age 88 years)

Last change April 24, 201909:15:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: before 1889
14 years
younger sister
Grace Thomas McElroy
Birth: January 19, 1903 36 29Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1978Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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elder brother
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elder brother
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elder brother
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