The Shemwell Family

James Briscoe SitesAge: 56 years19061962

James Briscoe Sites
Given names
James Briscoe
Birth 1906 46 34
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam E Sites
June 18, 1910 (Age 4 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 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 11 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 12 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 23 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherJane Eleanor Bunting
April 12, 1932 (Age 26 years)

Note: Middle Initial is incorrect.
Death of a fatherWilliam Adams Sites
November 30, 1937 (Age 31 years)

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 44 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 40 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 May 10, 1962 (Age 56 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rosedale Cemetery
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Marriage: July 25, 1902Baltimore, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder sister
2 years
5 years
younger brother
William E Sites
Birth: June 18, 1910 50 39Baltimore, Maryland, United States

James Briscoe Sites has 14 first cousins recorded