The Shemwell Family

Hazel SimsAge: 89 years19182008

Hazel Sims
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Married name
Hazel Rearden
Birth September 4, 1918
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 21 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 husbandJohnnie Wesley Rearden
February 4, 1989 (Age 70 years)
Death September 3, 2008 (Age 89 years)
Family with Johnnie Wesley Rearden - View this family
Johnnie Wesley Rearden
Birth: September 29, 1912 21 20Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: February 4, 1989Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States
Hazel Sims
Birth: September 4, 1918Lanett, Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: September 3, 2008Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States

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