The Shemwell Family

Emma Cummings1886

Name
Emma Cummings
Given names
Emma
Surname
Cummings
Married name
Emma McMillan
Birth about 1886

MarriageHarry McMillanView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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
#1William Phillip McMillan
May 26, 1914 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 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 31 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 32 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 43 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
Birth of a grandson
#1William Lee McMillan
September 6, 1939 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 of a husbandHarry McMillan
April 11, 1946 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 64 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 60 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
Death of a sonWilliam Phillip McMillan
August 3, 1978 (Age 92 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Lee McMillan
October 21, 1988 (Age 102 years)
Deathunknown

Last change November 10, 201714:47:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Harry McMillan - View this family
husband
Harry McMillan
Birth: January 19, 1883 24 26Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1946Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
herself
Marriage:
son
William Phillip McMillan
Birth: May 26, 1914 31 28Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States
Death: August 3, 1978Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

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