The Shemwell Family

Ella May Doyle1880

Name
Ella May Doyle
Given names
Ella May
Surname
Doyle
Married name
Ella May Shemwell
Birth 1880
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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
MarriageHarold ShemwellView this family
July 5, 1901 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 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 38 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 49 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 husbandHarold Shemwell
January 4, 1936 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a husbandHarold Shemwell
January 7, 1936 (Age 56 years)
Cemetery: Fort Lincoln Cemetery
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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 66 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
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Last change March 7, 201609:54:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Harold Shemwell - View this family
husband
Harold Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1876 46 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1936Washington, District of Columbia, United States
herself
Marriage: July 5, 1901St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
Harold Shemwell + Sallie Borum Dey - View this family
husband
Harold Shemwell
Birth: August 17, 1876 46 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1936Washington, District of Columbia, United States
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 27, 1907Norfolk, Virginia, United States
14 months
step-daughter
Margaret Dey Shemwell
Birth: January 28, 1909 32 23Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Death: May 2, 1991Brevard, Florida, United States

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