The Shemwell Family

Genie Neal1896

Genie Neal
Given names
Birth calculated 1896 39 35

Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Fannie Smith
December 5, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherStarling A McGinnis
October 29, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherNancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
July 24, 1914 (Age 18 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 fatherJames Thomas Neal
March 1952 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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. -

Last change September 25, 201608:55:23

by: Barry Shemwell
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Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Birth: March 19, 1860 29 18Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1914Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: calculated 1880
17 years
Genie Neal
Birth: calculated 1896 39 35Kentucky, United States

Genie Neal has 16 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Thomas Neal - Household

S Union & Richline Rd Auburn, Logan, Kentucky

James T NealheadMW54M129KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Nannie B McGinniswifeFW50M12911KYKYTN
Genie Nealadopted onMW14SKYKYKY
Starling A McGinnisfather in lawMW79WdKYKYKY
Atha W McGinnisbrother in lawMW28SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm