The Shemwell Family

Rosa Ella McDowellAge: 72 years18861958

Rosa Ella McDowell
Given names
Rosa Ella
Married name
Rosa Ella Minter
Birth May 16, 1886

MarriageWilliam C MinterView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 36 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Calvin Billingsley
September 16, 1923 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 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 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 61 years)

Death of a husbandWilliam C Minter
November 11, 1948 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 June 8, 1958 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Edgemont Cemetery
Family with William C Minter - 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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