The Shemwell Family

Bessie Louise Ridpath1960

Name
Bessie Louise Ridpath
Given names
Bessie Louise
Surname
Ridpath
Married name
Bessie Louise Barrow
Birthunknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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

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
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
MarriageJames Harrison “Harry” BarrowView this family
after 1950

Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death October 27, 1960

Burial
Cemetery: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Last change August 22, 201715:48:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with James Harrison “Harry” Barrow - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: after 1950
James Harrison “Harry” Barrow + Myrtle Viola Miller - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: June 1900Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
11 months
step-daughter
Edith L Barrow
Birth: May 12, 1901 25 19Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
Death: September 26, 1994Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
23 months
step-son
Elmer Loyd Barrow
Birth: April 6, 1903 27 21Iowa, United States
Death: July 4, 1979Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
10 months
step-son
Ernest Clyde Barrow
Birth: January 24, 1904 28 22Iowa, United States
Death: July 1963Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States
James Harrison “Harry” Barrow + Nora Ray Proctor - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: between 1917 and 1920

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