The Shemwell Family

John Jacob AllenAge: 59 years19051965

John Jacob Allen
Given names
John Jacob
Birth September 22, 1905
MarriageBernice M BaughView this family

Historical Event
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 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Wanda Louise Allen
March 31, 1937 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Gloria Jean Allen
December 3, 1947 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Alan Randall “Randy” Shemwell
September 17, 1953 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
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 March 18, 1965 (Age 59 years)
Last change December 23, 201511:05:00

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Bernice M Baugh - View this family
John Jacob Allen
Birth: September 22, 1905Kinmundy, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: March 18, 1965Glen Carbon, Madison, Illinois, United States
Wanda Louise ShemwellWanda Louise Allen
Birth: March 31, 1937 31 17
Death: September 30, 2014Gautier, Jackson, Mississippi, United States
11 years
Gloria Jean Allen
Birth: December 3, 1947 42 28Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
Death: January 16, 2013St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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