The Shemwell Family

Richard Hudson BassettAge: 80 years18791959

Richard Hudson Bassett
Given names
Richard Hudson
Birth August 31, 1879 35 31

Birth of a brotherRoland Jackson Bassett
August 31, 1879

Birth of a brotherLuther Dave Bassett
March 10, 1884 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherWyatt L Bassett
December 18, 1887 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a sisterArrie Lucindy Bassett
March 3, 1889 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a brotherBennie Newton Bassett
October 26, 1891 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherLee Roy Jackson
March 19, 1904 (Age 24 years)
Death of a brotherEugene Cade Bassett
before 1905 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 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 brotherWilliam L Bassett
1920 (Age 40 years)

Death of a fatherIsaac Newton Bassett
January 21, 1921 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Jackson
October 8, 1931 (Age 52 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Thomas Bassett
March 24, 1941 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 -
Death of a brotherLuther Dave Bassett
November 7, 1950 (Age 71 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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 September 12, 1959 (Age 80 years)

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Marriage: November 29, 1866
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