The Shemwell Family

Edna Lee “Betty” BradyAge: 65 years19021967

Edna Lee “Betty” Brady
Given names
Edna Lee
Married name
Edna Lee Tenzer
Married name
Edna Lee Remer
Birth July 6, 1902 33 30
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Jane Gayle
November 15, 1902 (Age 4 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Morton Shemwell
July 29, 1904 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentJames Harvey LuceLouella “Lula” Carrie ShemwellView this family
May 3, 1915 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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 motherLouella “Lula” Carrie Shemwell
January 15, 1922 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Cancer
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge William Brady
July 5, 1934 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Suicide
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 47 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 20, 1967 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change July 29, 201915:36:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
George William Brady
Birth: February 6, 1869 43 45Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States
Death: July 5, 1934Triangle, Prince William, Virginia, United States
elder sister
Virginia Gayle Brady
Birth: November 24, 1891 22 20Missouri, United States
Death: April 5, 1983Los Angeles, California, United States
11 years
Edna Lee “Betty” Brady
Birth: July 6, 1902 33 30Nebraska, United States
Death: December 20, 1967Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Mother’s family with Charles Williams - View this family
Marriage: May 25, 1889Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with James Harvey Luce - View this family
Marriage: May 3, 1915Jackson, Missouri, United States
Family with Samuel Tenzer - View this family
Edna Lee “Betty” Brady
Birth: July 6, 1902 33 30Nebraska, United States
Death: December 20, 1967Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
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Edna Lee “Betty” Brady
Birth: July 6, 1902 33 30Nebraska, United States
Death: December 20, 1967Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Edna Lee “Betty” Brady has 37 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (37)

Parents William David Shemwell + Lucy Elizabeth Platte
2Ida Mae Shemwell18691959
10Infant Shemwell18871887
Parents Alexander Taylor Shemwell + Melvina Pamelia Thompson
1Gertrude Shemwell18901908
2Alta M Shemwell18921996
4Ruth Shemwell18961969
Parents John William Shemwell + Madora Cramer
Parents Sylvester Penic Shemwell + Eva Ann Cramer
Parents William Nicholas McMahan + Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
4Annie McMahan18911900
Parents Ishamel Higdon Whitlow + Sarah M “Sallie” Shemwell
1Flora Dell Whitlow18801959
2Nellie Whitlow18821902
5Nettie Whitlow18891927
6Orpha Whitlow18921901
7Henry Clay Whitlow18941972
8John Whitlow18981983
Parents James Finley Burris + Mary Louisa Shemwell
2Dorval Burris18851963
3Ora Raymond Burris18871954
4Etta Lee Burris18911979