The Shemwell Family

Charles Waterworth

Charles Waterworth
Given names
MarriageRosetta WaltersView this family

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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Blanche Lorena Waterworth
January 29, 1888
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Hazel Mae Waterworth
January 14, 1901
Birth of a daughter
#3Ilene Faye Waterworth
September 24, 1904
Marriage of a childNova David FrenchBlanche Lorena WaterworthView this family
February 4, 1906
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles David French
March 5, 1907
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Jewel Marie French
December 13, 1908
Death of a granddaughterJewel Marie French
December 8, 1910
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nina Vivian French
August 7, 1912
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Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
Marriage of a childRussell Dean ShamelHazel Mae WaterworthView this family
May 13, 1922
Birth of a grandson
#4Russell Lavern Shamel
September 11, 1925
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The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a childBarrett Talmadge ShemwellIlene Faye WaterworthView this family
June 3, 1930
Birth of a grandson
#5Richard Dean Shamel
June 18, 1930
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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. -

Family with Rosetta Walters - View this family
Hazel Mae Waterworth
Birth: January 14, 1901Missouri, United States
Death: September 13, 1978Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States
4 years
Ilene Faye Waterworth
Birth: September 24, 1904Missouri, United States
Death: May 7, 2004Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States
-17 years

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