The Shemwell Family

Mary BicknellAge: 82 years18721955

Name
Mary Bicknell
Given names
Mary
Surname
Bicknell
Married name
Mary Cates
Birth December 3, 1872 34 37
Birth of a sisterEdna Jane Bicknell
February 5, 1874 (Age 14 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn D Bicknell
1876 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 12, 1880 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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
Death of a brotherJohn D Bicknell
1900 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Dustin Bicknell
July 7, 1911 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 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 44 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 45 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 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
Death of a motherNancy Benevolence Christian
November 1, 1931 (Age 58 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 of a sisterEdna Jane Bicknell
December 8, 1949 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 77 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 73 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
Death July 17, 1955 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Inglewood Park Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 12, 1872Pettis, Missouri, United States
7 months
herself
Mary Bicknell
Birth: December 3, 1872 34 37Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 17, 1955Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
14 months
younger sister
Edna Jane Bicknell
Birth: February 5, 1874 35 39Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: December 8, 1949Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
John D Bicknell
Birth: 1876 37 41Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: 1900Los Angeles, California, United States
Mother’s family with John T Dobyns - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 19, 1854Johnson, Missouri, United States

Mary Bicknell has 15 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Dustin Bicknell - Household

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Bicknell, John DWM41headMlawyerVTVTVT
Bicknell, NannieWF39wifeMkeeping houseKYNCKY
Bicknell, MaryWF7daughterSCAVTKY
Bicknell, EdnaWF6daughterSCAVTKY