The Shemwell Family

Laban SternAge: 71 years18731945

Name
Laban Stern
Given names
Laban
Surname
Stern
Also known as
Louis Stern
Birth August 15, 1873
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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
Birth of a son
#1Benjamin Stern
calculated 1901 (Age 27 years)
Emigration 1904 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Rose Stern
January 10, 1904 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3Harry H Stern
February 1907 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 43 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 44 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/
Marriage of a childHarry H SternHilda WeinbergView this family
October 6, 1929 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 56 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 12, 1930 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Dorothy Stern
January 2, 1931 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas H Stern
May 30, 1935 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 68 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
Death July 5, 1945 (Age 71 years)
Last change December 19, 201915:51:50

by: Barry Shemwell
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MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Laban Stern - Household

1644 Slifton Pk Ave Chicago, Cook, Illinois

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Louis SternheadMW58M25RussiaRussiaRussiaJewishTaylorFactory
Mary SternwifeFW50M17RussiaRussiaRussiaJewish
Ben SternsonMW29SRussiaRussiaRussiaJewishChaffuerTaxicab
Harry SternsonMW23M22ILRussiaRussia????
Hilda SternFW20M19MSLatviaLatviaJewish