The Shemwell Family

Charles B “Charlie” WagersAge: 68 years19191987

Name
Charles B “Charlie” Wagers
Given names
Charles B
Surname
Wagers
Nickname
Charlie
Birth May 29, 1919 36 36
MarriageIsabelle B HustonView this family
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Birth of a sisterMartha Elizabeth Wagers
June 3, 1921 (Age 2 years)
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
Death of a fatherJames Scott Wagers
March 16, 1932 (Age 12 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 motherHannah F Kelley
May 1, 1954 (Age 34 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 of a brotherJames Ralph Wagers
September 20, 1983 (Age 64 years)

Death September 16, 1987 (Age 68 years)