The Shemwell Family

Stephen McBeeAge: 71 years18941965

Name
Stephen McBee
Given names
Stephen
Surname
McBee
Birth February 16, 1894
Occupation
Railroad

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
MarriageEyla J “Ella” ShemwellView this family
after 1917 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 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 23 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 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
Military
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 55 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
Death of a wifeEyla J “Ella” Shemwell
April 22, 1964 (Age 70 years) Age: 83
Cause: Hypostatic Pneumonia
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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 March 16, 1965 (Age 71 years)

Family with Eyla J “Ella” Shemwell - View this family
himself
Stephen McBee
Birth: February 16, 1894Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Death: March 16, 1965
wife
Eyla J “Ella” Shemwell
Birth: April 22, 1881 26 22Missouri, United States
Death: April 22, 1964Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: after 1917Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
George Carr + Eyla J “Ella” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
George Carr
Birth: 1875Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 23, 1917Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
wife
Eyla J “Ella” Shemwell
Birth: April 22, 1881 26 22Missouri, United States
Death: April 22, 1964Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: 1911

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