The Shemwell Family

Mary Godfrey1895

Mary Godfrey
Given names
Birth estimated 1895 35 18
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a brotherBurnie Godfrey
estimated 1906 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-brotherBurnie Godfrey
estimated 1906 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherVictoria Forrest
1906 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentClinton DeWitt GodfreyIda Lee WilliamsView this family
estimated December 1909 (Age 14 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
October 28, 1911 (Age 16 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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. -
Death of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
June 27, 2001 (Age 106 years)
Burial of a half-sisterGrace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
2001 (Age 106 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Watonga IOOF Cemetery

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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: July 22, 1893Lake, Tennessee, United States
-9 years
elder brother
12 years
Mary Godfrey
Birth: estimated 1895 35 18Missouri, United States
12 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Mary Craig - View this family
Marriage: February 13, 1889Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Ida Lee Williams - View this family
Marriage: estimated December 1909New Madrid, Missouri, United States
23 months
Grace Parlee “Gracie” Godfrey
Birth: October 28, 1911 51 30Lilbourn, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: June 27, 2001Thomas, Custer, Oklahoma, United States
Father’s family with - View this family
younger brother
-21 years
elder brother

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