The Shemwell Family

Marjorie PotterAge: 99 years19122012

Marjorie Potter
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Married name
Marjorie Crockett
Birth February 12, 1912
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 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 4 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 5 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 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageCharles VanBuren CrockettView this family
December 30, 1939 (Age 27 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 28 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 37 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 of a husbandCharles VanBuren Crockett
September 29, 1976 (Age 64 years)
Residence 1979 (Age 66 years)
Death February 9, 2012 (Age 99 years)
Note: Under surname of McMichael
Family with Charles VanBuren Crockett - View this family
Charles VanBuren Crockett
Birth: December 13, 1913 38 31California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States
Death: September 29, 1976Denver, Colorado, United States
Marjorie Potter
Birth: February 12, 1912Bourbon, Kansas, United States
Death: February 9, 2012Colorado, United States
Marriage: December 30, 1939Denver, Colorado, United States

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