The Shemwell Family

Marshall J FlowersAge: 77 years19091986

Marshall J Flowers
Given names
Marshall J
Birth August 8, 1909 24
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 8 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherSamella Bell “Ella” Hogan
December 20, 1946 (Age 37 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Alexander “Willie” Drumright
November 11, 1948 (Age 39 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 36 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 sisterFrances Eloise Flowers
December 1981 (Age 72 years)
Death December 2, 1986 (Age 77 years)
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elder sister
Frances Eloise Flowers
Birth: August 3, 1907 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1981Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Marshall J Flowers
Birth: August 8, 1909 24Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1986Cobb, Georgia, United States

Marshall J Flowers has 9 first cousins recorded

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