The Shemwell Family

Maynard F FergusonAge: 60 years18721932

Name
Maynard F Ferguson
Given names
Maynard F
Surname
Ferguson
Birth 1872

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 45 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 46 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 57 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 1932 (Age 60 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Last change June 17, 201616:07:06

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Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
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Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States

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