The Shemwell Family

Myrtle A Reid

Name
Myrtle A Reid
Given names
Myrtle A
Married name
Myrtle A Shemwell
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageRowland Leroy ShemwellView this family
December 24, 1914
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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
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
Death of a husbandRowland Leroy Shemwell
December 1, 1959
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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
Deathunknown

Last change January 26, 201703:52:29

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Rowland Leroy Shemwell - View this family
husband
Rowland Leroy Shemwell
Birth: June 29, 1889 41 36Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1959Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
herself
Marriage: December 24, 1914Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Rowland Leroy Shemwell + Ruby - View this family
husband
Rowland Leroy Shemwell
Birth: June 29, 1889 41 36Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1959Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
husband’s wife
Marriage: February 7, 1921Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

No family available