The Shemwell Family

Edna Yayoko TakahiraAge: 75 years19161991

Edna Yayoko Takahira
Given names
Edna Yayoko
Married name
Edna Yayoko Kumasawa
Married name
Edna Yayoko Sakamoto
Birth November 14, 1916

MarriageGeorge Yoshio KumasawaView this family

Historical Event
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 (Age 48 days)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 months)

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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Eileen Yayoko Kumasawa
January 17, 1936 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rita Marie “Ritter” Shemwell
June 16, 1952 (Age 35 years)
Note: Biological father was James Douglas Sherwood September 27, 2013 by: Brian Shemwell
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2Kevin K Morris
June 23, 1961 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Karl Junior Morris
August 2, 1964 (Age 47 years)
Death of a grandsonKevin K Morris
October 24, 1969 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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. -
Death of a husbandGeorge Yoshio Kumasawa
December 26, 1976 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childKarl MorrisEileen Yayoko KumasawaView this family
January 13, 1978 (Age 61 years)

Death December 26, 1991 (Age 75 years)
Family with George Yoshio Kumasawa - View this family
George Yoshio Kumasawa
Birth: September 8, 1912Union, Oregon, United States
Death: December 26, 1976Ada, Idaho, United States

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