The Shemwell Family

Joseph Voris ArvinAge: 68 years19111980

Name
Joseph Voris Arvin
Given names
Joseph Voris
Surname
Arvin
Birth December 19, 1911 25 20
Birth of a sisterMaude Agnes Arvin
June 8, 1914 (Age 2 years)

Death of a motherMaude Underwood
October 29, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Marriage of a parentJoseph Stollard ArvinEva BlankenshipView this family
December 22, 1917 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Marriage of a parentJoseph Stollard ArvinIbyl A FosterView this family
August 6, 1924 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJameson Arvin
February 18, 1925 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Stone Arvin
October 18, 1926 (Age 14 years)

Birth of a half-brotherCarl Rudolph Arvin
January 7, 1929 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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
Birth of a half-brotherJames Edward Arvin
January 25, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a parentJoseph Stollard ArvinLouise KnightView this family
after 1930 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 38 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
Marriage of a parentJoseph Stollard ArvinBeulah BrownView this family
after 1954 (Age 42 years)

Death of a fatherJoseph Stollard Arvin
April 18, 1966 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 sisterMaude Agnes Arvin
before 1980 (Age 68 years)

Death January 20, 1980 (Age 68 years)
Last change January 21, 201619:36:56

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Maude Underwood
Birth: June 3, 1891 30 26Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 29, 1916Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1910
2 years
himself
Joseph Voris Arvin
Birth: December 19, 1911 25 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 1980Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Hattie Lee Fowler - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: April 4, 1906
21 months
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Orville Arvin
Birth: July 1, 1909 23 19Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 16, 1911Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Eva Blankenship - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 22, 1917
Father’s family with Ibyl A Foster - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: August 6, 1924Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
William Stone Arvin
Birth: October 18, 1926 40 17
Death: September 16, 2003Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-brother
Carl Rudolph Arvin
Birth: January 7, 1929 42 19Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 4, 1981Lyon, Kentucky, United States
13 months
half-brother
James Edward Arvin
Birth: January 25, 1930 43 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 2006Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Louise Knight - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: after 1930
Father’s family with Beulah Brown - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: after 1954

Joseph Voris Arvin has 30 first cousins recorded