The Shemwell Family

Joseph Nathaniel MillerAge: 81 years18791960

Name
Joseph Nathaniel Miller
Given names
Joseph Nathaniel
Surname
Miller
Birth January 8, 1879 30 17
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMyrtle Viola Miller
July 30, 1881 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterWiniford “Mimmie” Miller
July 1885 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherSarah E Randall
May 4, 1887 (Age 8 years)
Census March 1, 1895 (Age 16 years)
Occupation
Railroad Conductor

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 9, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
1903 (Age 23 years) Age: 77
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Lawrence Miller
1905 (Age 25 years)
Census April 23, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam H Miller
November 18, 1915 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sisterMyrtle Viola Miller
February 25, 1916 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 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 38 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/
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Carroll Richard Satriano Jr.
October 25, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 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 grandson
#2Joseph Ernest Miller
January 23, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Janet Kay Miller
December 28, 1937 (Age 58 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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
Death of a grandsonJoseph Ernest Miller
August 13, 1950 (Age 71 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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 66 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 April 1960 (Age 81 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery
Last change April 2, 201816:58:09

by: Barry Shemwell