The Shemwell Family

Ida Florence CherryAge: 64 years18791943

Ida Florence Cherry
Given names
Ida Florence
Married name
Ida Florence Frith
Birth January 22, 1879
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 -
MarriageJohn William FrithView this family
October 14, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ida Florence Frith
November 27, 1909 (Age 30 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 -
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-
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 -
Marriage of a childJessie Wilton ShemwellIda Florence FrithView this family
August 13, 1928 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ida Nell Shemwell
June 15, 1929 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Betty Jean Shemwell
November 11, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Robert Leon “Bobby” Shemwell
October 1, 1933 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandJohn William Frith
April 27, 1942 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 -
Death February 10, 1943 (Age 64 years)
Last change January 26, 202305:05:53

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with John William Frith - View this family
John William Frith
Birth: November 8, 1871Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 27, 1942Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Ida Florence Cherry
Birth: January 22, 1879Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 10, 1943Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 14, 1900Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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