The Shemwell Family

Hessie Willa TuckerAge: 85 years19071992

Name
Hessie Willa Tucker
Given names
Hessie Willa
Surname
Tucker
Married name
Hessie Willa Wilson
Birth January 19, 1907 40 33

Birth of a brotherDallas Cody Tucker
April 25, 1910 (Age 3 years)

Death of a brotherDallas Cody Tucker
April 25, 1910 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 maternal grandmotherMissouri Anna Conway
March 12, 1931 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Henry Tucker
December 22, 1937 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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 brotherDon Hugo Tucker
December 30, 1959 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherMary Garland Kennedy
August 7, 1960 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 sisterLola Mae Tucker
August 17, 1984 (Age 77 years)
Burial of a sisterLola Mae Tucker
1984 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Lewisburg Cemetery
Death December 14, 1992 (Age 85 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:04

by: Barry Shemwell