The Shemwell Family

John Willie BessingerAge: 77 years19232001

Name
John Willie Bessinger
Given names
John Willie
Surname
Bessinger
Birth October 26, 1923
MarriageHattie D RamseyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 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
MarriageDorothy Louise “Dottie” SennView this family
September 12, 1942 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frances Bessinger
June 12, 1943 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 26 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 22 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 September 21, 2001 (Age 77 years)
Last change December 20, 201704:11:28

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Dorothy Louise “Dottie” Senn - View this family
himself
John Willie Bessinger
Birth: October 26, 1923Govan, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 21, 2001Moncks Corner, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
wife
Marriage: September 12, 1942Charleston, South Carolina, United States
9 months
daughter
Mary Frances Bessinger
Birth: June 12, 1943 19 18Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States
Death: August 9, 2008Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
Family with Hattie D Ramsey - View this family
himself
John Willie Bessinger
Birth: October 26, 1923Govan, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 21, 2001Moncks Corner, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
wife
Hattie D Ramsey
Birth: February 16, 1939Ruffin, Colleton, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 16, 2007Ladson, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Marriage:
George Martin Gale + Dorothy Louise “Dottie” Senn - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: September 4, 1954Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Anthony John “Tony” Vito + Dorothy Louise “Dottie” Senn - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: May 13, 1974Orange, California, United States

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