The Shemwell Family

Wanda Mae MagruderAge: 85 years19272012

Name
Wanda Mae Magruder
Given names
Wanda Mae
Surname
Magruder
Married name
Wanda Mae Powers
Birth January 22, 1927
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
MarriageGeorge Jacob PowersView this family
November 16, 1943 (Age 16 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge Jacob Powers
December 24, 1944 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 14, 2012 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Last change January 4, 201715:22:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with George Jacob Powers - View this family
husband
George Jacob Powers
Birth: January 17, 1924 37 31Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1944Neeleyville, Butler, Missouri, United States
herself
Wanda Mae Magruder
Birth: January 22, 1927Poynor, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: December 14, 2012Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage: November 16, 1943Butler, Missouri, United States

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