The Shemwell Family

Dorothy Louise “Dottie” SennAge: 92 years19252017

Name
Dorothy Louise “Dottie” Senn
Given names
Dorothy Louise
Surname
Senn
Married name
Dorothy Louise Bessinger
Married name
Dorothy Louise Gale
Married name
Dorothy Louise Vito
Nickname
Dottie
Birth February 9, 1925
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 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
MarriageJohn Willie BessingerView this family
September 12, 1942 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frances Bessinger
June 12, 1943 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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 24 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
MarriageGeorge Martin GaleView this family
September 4, 1954 (Age 29 years)
MarriageAnthony John “Tony” VitoView this family
May 13, 1974 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 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 of a husbandAnthony John “Tony” Vito
April 4, 1995 (Age 70 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Willie Bessinger
September 21, 2001 (Age 76 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge Martin Gale
July 26, 2008 (Age 83 years)
Death of a daughterMary Frances Bessinger
August 9, 2008 (Age 83 years)
Burial of a daughterMary Frances Bessinger
August 15, 2008 (Age 83 years)
Cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery
Death December 18, 2017 (Age 92 years)
Last change December 20, 201704:14:06

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with John Willie Bessinger - View this family
husband
John Willie Bessinger
Birth: October 26, 1923Govan, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 21, 2001Moncks Corner, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
herself
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 George Martin Gale - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 4, 1954Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Family with Anthony John “Tony” Vito - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: May 13, 1974Orange, California, United States
John Willie Bessinger + Hattie D Ramsey - View this family
husband
John Willie Bessinger
Birth: October 26, 1923Govan, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 21, 2001Moncks Corner, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
husband’s 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 + Private - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Private
George Martin Gale + Marilyn Dee Province - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: October 3, 1992Washoe, Nevada, United States
Anthony John “Tony” Vito + Ruth Catherine Delphino - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Ruth Catherine Delphino
Birth: July 12, 1918New York, United States
Death: February 2, 1999Clovis, Fresno, California, United States
step-daughter
Private
step-daughter
Private
step-daughter
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step-son
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