The Shemwell Family

Lois BlattAge: 99 years19052005

Lois Blatt
Given names
Birth November 13, 1905 29 27
Birth of a brotherGeorge Neil Blatt Jr.
April 15, 1908 (Age 2 years)
Census May 4, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a motherLulu Ethel Spotts
January 26, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Marriage of a parentGeorge Neil BlattRosa Lee “Rosalie” ShemwellView this family
calculated 1918 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 14 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 23 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a fatherGeorge Neil Blatt
October 12, 1956 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Neil Blatt Jr.
June 1962 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 April 9, 2005 (Age 99 years)
Last change August 22, 201709:21:45

by: Barry Shemwell
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Lulu Ethel Spotts
Birth: April 26, 1878Jackson, Will, Illinois, United States
Death: January 26, 1917Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States
Marriage: August 21, 1902Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
3 years
Lois Blatt
Birth: November 13, 1905 29 27Elwood, Will, Illinois, United States
Death: April 9, 2005Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger brother
George Neil Blatt Jr.
Birth: April 15, 1908 31 29Will, Illinois, United States
Death: June 1962Will, Illinois, United States
Father’s family with Rosa Lee “Rosalie” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1918

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