The Shemwell Family

Nettie Leray Atwood AtwoodAge: 86 years18781965

Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood
Given names
Nettie Leray Atwood
Married name
Nettie Leray Atwood Turner
Birth December 22, 1878 26 21
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterLillie Dale Atwood
September 8, 1880 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherFelix F Atwood
June 12, 1886 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterBettie Atwood
September 4, 1890 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterBettie Atwood
March 11, 1893 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Theobald
March 20, 1896 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMaria E “Mary” Leister
June 2, 1897 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 39 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherJesse L Atwood
September 29, 1931 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherLucy Theobald Theobald
December 1, 1931 (Age 52 years)
Death of a fatherDr. Benjamin Franklin Atwood
September 5, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherFelix F Atwood
March 3, 1945 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 71 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 67 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 December 12, 1965 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery: East End Cemetery
Last change June 13, 201915:06:48

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
Jesse L Atwood
Birth: August 31, 1877 25 19Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1931Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood
Birth: December 22, 1878 26 21Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1965Trigg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger sister
Lillie Dale Atwood
Birth: September 8, 1880 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 12, 1974Kentucky, United States
6 years
younger brother
Felix F Atwood
Birth: June 12, 1886 34 28Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 3, 1945Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Bettie Atwood
Birth: September 4, 1890 38 32Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 1893Trigg, Kentucky, United States

Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood has 2 first cousins recorded