The Shemwell Family

Gertrude E 1899

Name
Gertrude E
Given names
Gertrude E
Married name
Gertrude E McGregor
Birth 1899
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Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 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 18 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 19 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 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
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Note: Gertrude E. McGregor in the 1940 Census
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Freeland Shemwell - Household

ED 209 Precinct 8 Baltimore city Ward 16, Madison Ave Baltimore Md.

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustry
Joseph F. ShemwellheadMW52MMDMDMDDoctorGeneral practice
Millie B. WartmanwifeFW35MMDMDMD
Dorie McGregorsister-in-lawFW43SMDMDMD
Roger E McGregornephewMW25SMDMDMDcredit manwhosale shoe co.
Gertrude McGregorneiceFW22SMDMDMD
Alice Wartmansister-in-lawFW56SMDMDMD
Shemwell ParrannephewMW19SMDMDMDsalesmandepartment store

Notes: some of birth years inaccurate -B

Census
Gertrude E. McGregor in the 1940 Census First Name: Gertrude Middle Name: E. Last Name: McGregor Age at Time of Census: 51 Gender:Female Race: White Ethnicity: American Est. Birth Year: 1889 Birth Location:Virginia Map Enumeration District: 2-26 Residence: Election District 5, Anne Arundel, MD Map Relationship to Head of Household: Wife Other People in Household: Roger McGregor 51 yrs, Male Dorrie McGregor 78 yrs, Female Marital Status:Married Language:English Genealogical Society Number:005461064 NARA Publication Number:T627 NARA Microfilm Roll Number:1502 Line Number:40 Sheet:A Sheet Number:1 Collection:1940 U.S. Federal Population Census
Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Roger E McGregor - Household

Anne Arundel, Maryland

NameRelationSexRaceAgeBPOccupationIndustry
Roger E McGregorheadMW51MD
Gertrude E (unknown)wifeFW40VA
Dorie WartmanmotherFW75MD