The Shemwell Family

Merle HepinstallAge: 58 years19191977

Name
Merle Hepinstall
Given names
Merle
Surname
Hepinstall
Married name
Merle Billingsley
Birth January 19, 1919
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 30 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 husbandDoc Edward Billingsley
February 9, 1972 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 September 23, 1977 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery
Last change November 14, 201713:08:31

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Doc Edward Billingsley - View this family
husband
Doc Edward Billingsley
Birth: March 10, 1913 41 37Cedar Town, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: February 9, 1972Chambers, Alabama, United States
herself
Merle Hepinstall
Birth: January 19, 1919Alabama, United States
Death: September 23, 1977Chambers, Alabama, United States
son
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