The Shemwell Family

Margaret Alma AreyAge: 90 years19081999

Margaret Alma Arey
Given names
Margaret Alma
Married name
Margaret Alma Swicegood
Married name
Margaret Alma Lea
Birth May 30, 1908 29 28
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherDr. Donald Lurton Arey
October 8, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherDougal Lindsay Arey
March 20, 1922 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Stroke
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherErnest Cass Arey
June 20, 1934 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherMartha Rose Fink
October 16, 1937 (Age 29 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Lugenia “Nannie” Shemwell
October 15, 1939 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
MarriageDewey Wade SwicegoodView this family
January 30, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 -
DivorceDewey Wade SwicegoodView this family
September 9, 1953 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 37 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 January 19, 1999 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery: Highland Burial Park
Last change February 24, 201809:57:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 27, 1905
7 months
elder sister
23 months
2 years
younger brother
Family with Dewey Wade Swicegood - View this family
Marriage: January 30, 1940Danville, Virginia, United States
Divorce: September 9, 1953Danville, Virginia, United States
Family with Private - View this family

Margaret Alma Arey has 7 first cousins recorded

MarriageVirginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Ernest Cass Arey - Household

3737 Perk Height Ave Baltimore, Maryland

Arey, Ernest CheadMW32M14NCNCNCWholesale liquor
Arey, Martha RwifeFW32M1422NCNCNC
Arey, Nannie LdaughterFW3NCNCNC
Arey, Margaret AdaughterFW2NCNCNC
Arey, Kerr Cyounger brotherMW19SNCNCNCWholesale liquor
Sanders, Hattie EservantFB17SNCNCVAservant