The Shemwell Family

Eugene Hale GaertnerAge: 70 years19071978

Name
Eugene Hale Gaertner
Given names
Eugene Hale
Surname
Gaertner
Birth November 23, 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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/
MarriageElyn Rosalyn GreenView this family
September 20, 1926 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Eugene Hale “Gene” Gaertner Jr.
December 9, 1926 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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 38 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 August 1, 1978 (Age 70 years)
Last change March 2, 201620:48:57

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Elyn Rosalyn Green - View this family
himself
Eugene Hale Gaertner
Birth: November 23, 1907Nebraska, United States
Death: August 1, 1978Rock Island, Warren, Tennessee, United States
wife
Elyn Rosalyn Green
Birth: February 28, 1908 42 35Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: January 24, 1994McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: September 20, 1926Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
3 months
son
Eugene Hale “Gene” Gaertner Jr.
Birth: December 9, 1926 19 18Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: April 24, 1997St Joseph, Andrew, Missouri, United States

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