The Shemwell Family

Harold E McGinnis1901

Harold E McGinnis
Given names
Harold E
Birth 1901 39 42

Death of a paternal grandfatherStarling A McGinnis
October 29, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a sisterLora E McGinnis
January 26, 1912 (Age 11 years)
Burial of a sisterLora E McGinnis
January 27, 1912 (Age 11 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: New Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
Death of a motherDelilah Belle “Lila” Neal
August 8, 1912 (Age 11 years)
Cause: Abscess of Liver
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 -
Death of a fatherJames William McGinnis
May 14, 1927 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 of a sisterFannie Eunice McGinnis
July 10, 1947 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterNina McGinnis
May 4, 1951 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 -
Death of a brotherThomas Earl McGinnis
March 16, 1960 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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. -

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Marriage: October 23, 1883Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder sister
Lora E McGinnis
Birth: November 1884 23 26
Death: January 26, 1912Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
Fannie Eunice McGinnis
Birth: April 26, 1888 26 29Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 10, 1947Unicoi, Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Nina McGinnis
Birth: April 16, 1890 28 31Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 4, 1951Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
22 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
4 years

Harold E McGinnis has 4 first cousins recorded