The Shemwell Family

Bessie Constance McIlvainAge: 77 years18831961

Name
Bessie Constance McIlvain
Given names
Bessie Constance
Surname
McIlvain
Married name
Bessie Constance Brown
Birth August 14, 1883 23 21
Birth of a sisterRuby Coral McIlvain
October 13, 1886 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterBulah May McIlvain
December 16, 1888 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterOcie Blanche McIlvain
October 26, 1893 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherMerwin Towler McIlvain
July 19, 1898 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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 grandmotherMary Morgan
November 24, 1909 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 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 33 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 34 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 46 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 fatherJohn Watson McIlvain
February 12, 1932 (Age 48 years)

Death of a brotherMerwin Towler McIlvain
May 31, 1943 (Age 59 years)
Death of a motherElla May Towler
November 25, 1943 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 66 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 62 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 9, 1961 (Age 77 years)
Last change March 16, 201607:24:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
Bessie Constance McIlvain
Birth: August 14, 1883 23 21Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: July 9, 1961Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ruby Coral McIlvain
Birth: October 13, 1886 27 24Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: October 8, 1974Wichita, Sedgwich, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Bulah May McIlvain
Birth: December 16, 1888 29 26Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: December 12, 1968Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States
5 years
younger sister
Ocie Blanche McIlvain
Birth: October 26, 1893 34 31Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: February 11, 1988Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
5 years
younger brother
Merwin Towler McIlvain
Birth: July 19, 1898 38 36Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: May 31, 1943Wichita, Sedgwich, Kansas, United States

Bessie Constance McIlvain has 0 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (0)