The Shemwell Family

Missouri Gertrude WatsonAge: 65 years18771943

Name
Missouri Gertrude Watson
Given names
Missouri Gertrude
Surname
Watson
Married name
Missouri Gertrude Wolff
Birth October 15, 1877
MarriageStats Burns WolffView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 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 20 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 son
#1Otis Neal Wolff
May 19, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 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 40 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/
Death of a husbandStats Burns Wolff
February 22, 1919 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 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
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
Death March 6, 1943 (Age 65 years)
Last change August 28, 201709:26:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Stats Burns Wolff - View this family
husband
herself
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son
Otis Neal Wolff
Birth: May 19, 1905 33 27Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1991Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

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