The Shemwell Family

Guy S AcuffAge: 66 years18901956

Name
Guy S Acuff
Given names
Guy S
Surname
Acuff
Birth 1890 32 25

Death of a paternal grandmotherClara Vittitoe
May 13, 1898 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas D Acuff Jr.
July 15, 1902 (Age 12 years)
MarriageThena RommelView this family
October 6, 1915 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 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 28 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 39 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
Death of a fatherCannon S Acuff
January 2, 1935 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Senile dementia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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
Death of a motherIda M Schemerhorn
1945 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 1956 (Age 66 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Union Cemetery
Last change February 2, 201608:15:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Cannon S Acuff
Birth: about 1858 36 40Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 2, 1935Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States
mother
Marriage: February 25, 1885La Salle, Illinois, United States
6 years
himself
Family with Thena Rommel - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 6, 1915Franklin, Iowa, United States

Guy S Acuff has 22 first cousins recorded