The Shemwell Family

Frank A Bertley1877

Name
Frank A Bertley
Given names
Frank A
Surname
Bertley
Birth calculated 1877
MarriageNettie E DavisView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#1Madelyn Gertrude Bertley
March 10, 1907 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Marriage of a childBernice Lee BlattMadelyn Gertrude BertleyView this family
July 11, 1931 (Age 54 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Richard Lee Blatt
May 24, 1940 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 73 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change August 22, 201709:49:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Nettie E Davis - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
daughter
Madelyn Gertrude Bertley
Birth: March 10, 1907 30 31Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Death: August 21, 1996Will, Illinois, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Frank A Bertley - Household

Chicago, Cook, Illinois

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Bertley, Frank AheadMW63MILSame placeInsurance BrokerInsurance
Bertley, Nettie EwifeFW64MWISame place
Blatt, Bernice Lson in lawMW33MIOJoliet, Will, IllinoisLawyerPracticing Law
Blatt, Madelyn GdaughterFW33MWISame place