The Shemwell Family

Roscoe Patrick “Chili” KearneyAge: 84 years19071991

Name
Roscoe Patrick “Chili” Kearney
Given names
Roscoe Patrick
Surname
Kearney
Nickname
Chili
Birth May 7, 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Luella Barbara Kearney
November 27, 1933 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lillian Carol Kearney
January 26, 1935 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
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 July 29, 1991 (Age 84 years)
Last change March 2, 201620:53:05

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Opal Luella Green - View this family
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Opal Luella Green
Birth: May 8, 1914 48 41Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: September 5, 1998Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
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Luella Barbara Kearney
Birth: November 27, 1933 26 19Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: April 6, 1994Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States
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Lillian Carol Kearney
Birth: January 26, 1935 27 20Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: January 19, 2004Lincoln, Montana, United States
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