The Shemwell Family

Louise WestAge: 92 years19162009

Louise West
Given names
Married name
Louise Carrier
Birth October 27, 1916
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Polio Epidemic

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 2 months)

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 14 months)

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 12 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1James Adelbert Carrier
July 17, 1939 (Age 22 years)

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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 33 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 29 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 husbandRalph Adelbert Carrier Jr
November 3, 2005 (Age 89 years)
Death January 9, 2009 (Age 92 years)
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change August 11, 201614:41:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ralph Adelbert Carrier Jr - View this family
Ralph Adelbert Carrier Jr
Birth: March 25, 1914 33 25Ashville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 3, 2005Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Louise West
Birth: October 27, 1916Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: January 9, 2009Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

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