The Shemwell Family

Catherine M Bearinger

Catherine M “Kate” BearingerAge: 60 years18991959

Catherine M “Kate” Bearinger
Given names
Catherine M
Married name
Catherine M McMillan
Birth July 16, 1899
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Vera Catherine McMillan
about 1925 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Olive Elizabeth McMillan
July 9, 1927 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#3Albert L “Bud” McMillan
November 10, 1929 (Age 30 years)
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a childPaul Augusta SmithVera Catherine McMillanView this family
January 29, 1944 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 -
Death of a husbandAlbert Lloyd McMillan
December 22, 1949 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Robert Charles McMillan
June 15, 1955 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 November 9, 1959 (Age 60 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Bedford Cemetery
Last change November 2, 201712:01:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Albert Lloyd McMillan - View this family
Vera Catherine McMillan
Birth: about 1925 39 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 11, 2015Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
3 years
Olive Elizabeth McMillan
Birth: July 9, 1927 42 27Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 2004Ceresco, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
2 years
Bud & Joanne McMillanAlbert L “Bud” McMillan
Birth: November 10, 1929 44 30Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
Death: September 30, 2012Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

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