The Shemwell Family

Mary Miltmore

Mary Miltmore
Given names
Married name
Mary Gillespie
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

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

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Dr. Sara Louise Gillespie
May 4, 1927

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Jean Ellen Gillespie
March 31, 1932
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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 -
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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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Teresa Anne “Terrie” Shemwell
January 24, 1956
Birth of a grandson
#2George William “Billy” Shemwell Jr.
January 11, 1964
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. -
Death of a granddaughterTeresa Anne “Terrie” Shemwell
November 4, 1997
Death of a grandsonGeorge William “Billy” Shemwell Jr.
July 18, 2008

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Sara Louise Gillespie FolisDr. Sara Louise Gillespie
Birth: May 4, 1927
Death: August 10, 2015Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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