The Shemwell Family

Clarence Ewing BurkeAge: 62 years19111974

Name
Clarence Ewing Burke
Given names
Clarence Ewing
Surname
Burke
Birth June 9, 1911 25 18

Birth of a brotherThomas Elzie Burke
April 25, 1913 (Age 22 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJosiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner
January 11, 1915 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterOra Mae Burke
January 24, 1915 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a sisterJohn Delbert Burke
November 22, 1916 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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/
Birth of a brotherJames Raymond Burke
July 26, 1919 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherHershel Melvin Burke
February 3, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterVonnie Elizabeth Burke
March 13, 1924 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Owen Burke
May 3, 1927 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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 brotherJames Raymond Burke
September 29, 1942 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherErnest Ewing Burke
December 17, 1942 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherHershel Melvin Burke
May 10, 1943 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sisterVonnie Elizabeth Burke
September 26, 1944 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 38 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 34 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 April 27, 1974 (Age 62 years)
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Clarence Ewing Burke
Birth: June 9, 1911 25 18
Death: April 27, 1974Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger brother
Thomas Elzie Burke
Birth: April 25, 1913 27 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 18, 1988Warren, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger sister
22 months
younger sister
John Delbert Burke
Birth: November 22, 1916 30 24Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 2011Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
James Raymond Burke
Birth: July 26, 1919 33 26Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1942Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Hershel Melvin Burke
Birth: February 3, 1922 35 29Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 10, 1943Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Vonnie Elizabeth Burke
Birth: March 13, 1924 37 31Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1944Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Charles Owen Burke
Birth: May 3, 1927 41 34Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 2004Christian, Kentucky, United States

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