The Shemwell Family

Mary Porter FinleyAge: 79 years18951974

Name
Mary Porter Finley
Given names
Mary Porter
Surname
Finley
Married name
Mary Porter Wright
Married name
Mary Porter Lewis
Birth January 8, 1895 26 30
MarriageCharlie H LewisView this family
unknown

MarriageGeorge Horace WrightView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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/
Death of a paternal grandmotherAmelia C “Mele” Theobald
February 2, 1925 (Age 30 years)
Cause: paralytic stroke
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 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 brotherHenry Harold “Hal” Finley
October 9, 1933 (Age 38 years)
Death of a husbandCharlie H Lewis
1939 (Age 43 years)

Death of a motherSarah Ellen “Sadie” McConnell
January 13, 1941 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 54 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 husbandGeorge Horace Wright
March 7, 1966 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherLouis Ernest Finley
August 3, 1967 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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 July 22, 1974 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
Louis Ernest Finley
Birth: March 13, 1893 24 28Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 3, 1967Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
22 months
herself
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Family with Charlie H Lewis - View this family
husband
herself
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
Family with George Horace Wright - View this family
husband
George Horace Wright
Birth: July 25, 1887Lindington, Mason, Michigan, United States
Death: March 7, 1966Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
herself
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
George Horace Wright + Ella I Wright - View this family
husband
George Horace Wright
Birth: July 25, 1887Lindington, Mason, Michigan, United States
Death: March 7, 1966Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
husband’s wife
Marriage:

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