The Shemwell Family

William C MinterAge: 71 years18771948

William C Minter
Given names
William C
Birth September 1, 1877

MarriageRosa Ella McDowellView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Rosella Minter
May 25, 1906 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Wilma Elizabeth Minter
August 2, 1922 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Calvin Billingsley
September 16, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#2Donald Wayne Billingsley
February 4, 1943 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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
#3Virginia Anne Billingsley
June 23, 1947 (Age 69 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 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 November 11, 1948 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Edgemont Cemetery
Family with Rosa Ella McDowell - View this family
Rosella Minter
Birth: May 25, 1906 28 20Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: May 26, 1998LaGrange, Troup, Georgia, United States
16 years
Wilma Elizabeth Minter
Birth: August 2, 1922 44 36Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: April 17, 2007Troup, Georgia, United States

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