The Shemwell Family

William Phillip McMillanAge: 64 years19141978

Name
William Phillip McMillan
Given names
William Phillip
Surname
McMillan
Birth May 26, 1914 31 28
MarriageDanese WilliamsView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 months)

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 2 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 3 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 15 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 19 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Birth of a son
#1William Lee McMillan
September 6, 1939 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan Caroline Mobley
April 27, 1941 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 fatherHarry McMillan
April 11, 1946 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 35 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 31 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 August 3, 1978 (Age 64 years)
Last change March 17, 202013:11:00

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Harry McMillan
Birth: January 19, 1883 24 26Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1946Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
mother
Marriage:
himself
William Phillip McMillan
Birth: May 26, 1914 31 28Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States
Death: August 3, 1978Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
Family with Danese Williams - View this family
himself
William Phillip McMillan
Birth: May 26, 1914 31 28Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States
Death: August 3, 1978Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
wife
Danese Williams
Birth: February 12, 1919Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States
Death: December 5, 2009Bryan, Brazos, Texas, United States
Marriage:
son
William Lee McMillan
Birth: September 6, 1939 25 20Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
Death: October 21, 1988Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

William Phillip McMillan has 9 first cousins recorded

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