The Shemwell Family

John Kirk JanneyAge: 53 years18781932

Name
John Kirk Janney
Given names
John Kirk
Surname
Janney
Birth September 25, 1878

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageRuth WeaksView this family
December 15, 1897 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 39 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death August 1932 (Age 53 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rocky Springs Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201911:06:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ruth Weaks - View this family
himself
John Kirk Janney
Birth: September 25, 1878
Death: August 1932Rocky Springs, Jackson, Alabama, United States
wife
Marriage: December 15, 1897Houston, Tennessee, United States

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