The Shemwell Family

Mattie Ethel IsenhowerAge: 71 years18841956

Name
Mattie Ethel Isenhower
Given names
Mattie Ethel
Surname
Isenhower
Married name
Mattie Ethel Little
Birth August 14, 1884 32 28

Birth of a sisterVertie Stine Isenhower
September 4, 1886 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherBerman Harold Isenhower
April 1, 1889 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Henry Stine
October 23, 1906 (Age 22 years)

Death of a sisterVertie Stine Isenhower
July 11, 1909 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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/
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan L Smith
March 23, 1924 (Age 39 years)

Death of a motherMargaret Catherine Stine
December 16, 1928 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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 fatherPhilo Elmore Isenhower
January 11, 1935 (Age 50 years)

Death of a brotherBerman Harold Isenhower
June 22, 1941 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 sisterSarah Isenhower
April 20, 1949 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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 61 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 June 8, 1956 (Age 71 years)

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