The Shemwell Family

Maude Gertrude “Maudie” StagnerAge: 86 years18921979

Maude Gertrude “Maudie” Stagner
Given names
Maude Gertrude
Married name
Maude Gertrude Burke
Birth October 7, 1892 43 37
MarriageErnest Ewing BurkeView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 -
Census June 14, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Demarious “Bette” Shemwell
November 20, 1907 (Age 15 years)
Death of a half-sisterInece E Stagner
1909 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Clarence Ewing Burke
June 9, 1911 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#2Thomas Elzie Burke
April 25, 1913 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherJosiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner
January 11, 1915 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ora Mae Burke
January 24, 1915 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4John Delbert Burke
November 22, 1916 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMildred Elizabeth “Millie” Armstrong
February 16, 1917 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 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 son
#5James Raymond Burke
July 26, 1919 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#6Hershel Melvin Burke
February 3, 1922 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Vonnie Elizabeth Burke
March 13, 1924 (Age 31 years)
Death of a half-sisterMalinda Ann Stagner
November 9, 1926 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#8Charles Owen Burke
May 3, 1927 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sonJames Raymond Burke
September 29, 1942 (Age 49 years)
Death of a husbandErnest Ewing Burke
December 17, 1942 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sonHershel Melvin Burke
May 10, 1943 (Age 50 years)
Death of a daughterVonnie Elizabeth Burke
September 26, 1944 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 -
Death of a half-brotherSilas Marion Stagner
January 28, 1951 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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 -
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Santford Shemwell
December 21, 1958 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Ernest Stagner
April 25, 1974 (Age 81 years)
Death of a sonClarence Ewing Burke
April 27, 1974 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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 January 8, 1979 (Age 86 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 12, 1889
1 year
elder brother
Henry Ernest Stagner
Birth: June 6, 1890 41 35Dorcy, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Father’s family with Martha E Francis - View this family
Silas Marion Stagner
Birth: February 14, 1882 33 35Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1951Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Inece E Stagner
Birth: December 1884 35 37Kentucky, United States
Death: 1909Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Malinda Ann Stagner
Birth: January 24, 1887 37 40Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1926Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with an unknown individual - View this family
Family with Ernest Ewing Burke - View this family
Clarence Ewing Burke
Birth: June 9, 1911 25 18
Death: April 27, 1974Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Thomas Elzie Burke
Birth: April 25, 1913 27 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 18, 1988Warren, Kentucky, United States
21 months
Ora Mae Burke
Birth: January 24, 1915 28 22
Death: July 4, 1997Christian, Kentucky, United States
22 months
John Delbert Burke
Birth: November 22, 1916 30 24Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 2011Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
James Raymond Burke
Birth: July 26, 1919 33 26Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1942Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Hershel Melvin Burke
Birth: February 3, 1922 35 29Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 10, 1943Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Vonnie Elizabeth Burke
Birth: March 13, 1924 37 31Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1944Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Charles Owen Burke
Birth: May 3, 1927 41 34Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 2004Christian, Kentucky, United States

Maude Gertrude “Maudie” Stagner has 26 first cousins recorded