The Shemwell Family

Dorothy HickmanAge: 86 years19222008

Name
Dorothy Hickman
Given names
Dorothy
Surname
Hickman
Married name
Dorothy Shemwell
Birth 1922

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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 28 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 of a husbandWayne Dale Shemwell
August 19, 1991 (Age 69 years)

Death 2008 (Age 86 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Colfax Cemetery
Last change January 9, 201614:35:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Wayne Dale Shemwell - View this family
husband
Wayne Dale Shemwell
Birth: September 19, 1920 25 23Mill Creek, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Death: August 19, 1991
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