The Shemwell Family

Grace Ann PottengerAge: 53 years18921946

Grace Ann Pottenger
Given names
Grace Ann
Married name
Grace Ann Eaton
Birth July 14, 1892 31 22
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 -
Birth of a sisterBessie M Pottenger
July 30, 1900 (Age 8 years)
MarriageWillie Clyde EatonView this family
September 13, 1908 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 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 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 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 maternal grandmotherMary Ann “Polly” Kittrell
March 13, 1927 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMarinda Powers
January 18, 1945 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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 January 27, 1946 (Age 53 years)
Last change February 13, 202018:32:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marinda Powers
Birth: December 20, 1869 36 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1945Pope, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: September 15, 1889
3 years
Grace Ann Pottenger
Birth: July 14, 1892 31 22Missouri, United States
Death: January 27, 1946Stanislaus, California, United States
8 years
younger sister
Bessie M Pottenger
Birth: July 30, 1900 39 30Missouri, United States
Death: May 29, 1980St. Helena, Napa, California, United States
Family with Willie Clyde Eaton - View this family
Willie Clyde Eaton
Birth: March 4, 1885
Death: October 26, 1971Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States
Grace Ann Pottenger
Birth: July 14, 1892 31 22Missouri, United States
Death: January 27, 1946Stanislaus, California, United States
Marriage: September 13, 1908Tuckerman, Jackson, Arkansas, United States