The Shemwell Family

Josephine H Age: 96 years18801976

Josephine H
Given names
Josephine H
Married name
Josephine H Nichols
Birth November 15, 1880
MarriageAbner Leroy “Roy” NicholsView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Irene Nichols
1901 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lola Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Lulu M Nichols
Birth of a daughter
#3Lulu M Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Lola Nichols
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 36 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 37 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 -
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Glenna R Shemwell
December 3, 1921 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 61 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 husbandAbner Leroy “Roy” Nichols
1945 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 69 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 65 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 December 31, 1976 (Age 96 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change January 18, 201611:47:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Abner Leroy “Roy” Nichols - View this family
Josephine H
Birth: November 15, 1880Nebraska, United States
Death: December 31, 1976Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
6 years
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