The Shemwell Family

Ira Edgar “Bus” HuntAge: 93 years19062000

Ira Edgar “Bus” Hunt
Given names
Ira Edgar
Birth July 1, 1906
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 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 10 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 11 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 23 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Martha Hunt
July 29, 1935 (Age 29 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 43 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 39 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 January 11, 2000 (Age 93 years)
Address: Plot: Section II
Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change July 8, 201612:11:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Alice Mae Vestal - View this family
Ira Edgar “Bus” Hunt
Birth: July 1, 1906North Carolina, United States
Death: January 11, 2000North Carolina, United States
Alice Mae Vestal
Birth: March 27, 1915 54 37North Carolina, United States
Death: February 11, 2011Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Martha Hunt
Birth: July 29, 1935 29 20Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 19, 2014Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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