The Shemwell Family

Vuna Pearl Lee

Vuna Pearl Lee
birth name
Given names
Vuna Pearl
Married name
Vuna Pearl Flener
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia Lucille “Peggy” Flener
January 10, 1916
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#2Gilmon Lee Flener
May 31, 1918
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Esther Pearl Shemwell
June 2, 1935
Death of a granddaughterEsther Pearl Shemwell
August 27, 1935
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Uvella Euphreda Joyce Shemwell
October 14, 1936
Birth of a granddaughter
#3June Vondell Shemwell
September 28, 1939
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Shirley Jelian Shemwell
November 14, 1941
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Vickie Karen Shemwell
February 12, 1954
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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. -

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2 years
Gilmon Lee Flener
Birth: May 31, 1918Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 6, 2017Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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