The Shemwell Family

Gladys V FerrisAge: 82 years18981980

Gladys V Ferris
Given names
Gladys V
Married name
Gladys V Shemwell
Birth November 25, 1898
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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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-
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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 -
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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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Jean A Shemwell
July 13, 1936 (Age 37 years)

Census April 19, 1940 (Age 41 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 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 -
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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 -
Death of a husbandPorter Clark Shemwell
December 6, 1960 (Age 62 years)
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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. -
Death December 29, 1980 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mountain View Cemetery
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Gladys V Ferris
Birth: November 25, 1898Washington, United States
Death: December 29, 1980Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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Porter Clark Shemwell
Birth: May 7, 1884 35 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 6, 1960Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Gladys V Ferris
Birth: November 25, 1898Washington, United States
Death: December 29, 1980Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Jean A BradleyJean A Shemwell
Birth: July 13, 1936 52 37
Death: August 21, 2016Walla Walla, Washington, United States

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