The Shemwell Family

Madelyn Gertrude BertleyAge: 89 years19071996

Madelyn Gertrude Bertley
Given names
Madelyn Gertrude
Married name
Madelyn Gertrude Blatt
Birth March 10, 1907 30 31
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageBernice Lee BlattView this family
July 11, 1931 (Age 24 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#1Richard Lee Blatt
May 24, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
Birth of a son
#2James Bentley Blatt
November 5, 1946 (Age 39 years)
Residence 1949 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 husbandBernice Lee Blatt
April 3, 1973 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 August 21, 1996 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Woodlawn Memorial Park I
Last change August 22, 201710:00:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Madelyn Gertrude Bertley
Birth: March 10, 1907 30 31Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Death: August 21, 1996Will, Illinois, United States
Family with Bernice Lee Blatt - View this family
Bernice Lee Blatt
Birth: March 4, 1907 23 19Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 3, 1973Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
Madelyn Gertrude Bertley
Birth: March 10, 1907 30 31Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Death: August 21, 1996Will, Illinois, United States
Marriage: July 11, 1931Cook, Illinois, United States
9 years
Richard Lee Blatt
Birth: May 24, 1940 33 33Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States
Death: July 25, 2006Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
6 years
James Bentley Blatt
Birth: November 5, 1946 39 39Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States
Death: October 12, 2006Arkansas, United States

Madelyn Gertrude Bertley has 0 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (0)