The Shemwell Family

Adam TurnerAge: 94 years18951989

Adam Turner
Given names
Birth December 3, 1895
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 -
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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 -
MarriageGladys Marie BrownView this family
March 10, 1917 (Age 21 years)
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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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Maudena Turner
July 18, 1920 (Age 24 years)
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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 -
Birth of a grandson
October 7, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Death of a grandsonMcMahan
October 7, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Margaret Ann McMahan
June 25, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Gary Leon McMahan
August 29, 1943 (Age 47 years)
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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 -
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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 -
Death of a wifeGladys Marie Brown
July 16, 1971 (Age 75 years)
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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. -
Death December 14, 1989 (Age 94 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Zion Cemetery
Last change September 22, 201610:13:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Gladys Marie Brown - View this family
Adam Turner
Birth: December 3, 1895Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: December 14, 1989West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
Gladys Marie Brown
Birth: March 17, 1898Grimmet, Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: July 16, 1971Howell, Missouri, United States
Marriage: March 10, 1917Missouri, United States
3 years
Maudena Turner
Birth: July 18, 1920 24 22Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
Death: December 24, 2008Howell, Missouri, United States

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