The Shemwell Family

Cecil Zink1909

Cecil Zink
Given names
Birth calculated 1909 30 28
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 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 9 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 -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Death of a fatherDempsey Weaver Zink
October 9, 1926 (Age 17 years)
Note: Most information came from death certificate.
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames J Hodges
February 14, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Address: 2630 Yale Ave
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances Melvina Powers
December 2, 1939 (Age 30 years)
Cause: Fractured femur due to fall
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 41 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 motherGeneva Hodges
October 1972 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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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by: Barry Shemwell
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Dempsey Weaver Zink
Birth: January 30, 1878Tennessee, United States
Death: October 9, 1926Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Geneva Hodges
Birth: October 16, 1880 31 21Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1972Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
elder sister
Lily Zink
Birth: April 1900 22 19Tennessee, United States
-2 years
elder sister
Mamie Zink
Birth: December 1897 19 17Tennessee, United States
12 years
Cecil Zink
Birth: calculated 1909 30 28Tennessee, United States

Cecil Zink has 2 first cousins recorded

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