The Shemwell Family

Martha Ella GreenAge: 85 years18891974

Martha Ella Green
Given names
Martha Ella
Married name
Martha Ella McMillan
Birth January 22, 1889
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 -
MarriageBenton J McMillanView this family
December 28, 1909 (Age 20 years)

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Pauline McMillan
about 1911 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Carl McMillan
December 7, 1911 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Benton J McMillan Jr.
October 11, 1913 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 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 27 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 28 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 -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 May 9, 1974 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oaklawn Cemetery
Last change November 10, 201713:01:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Benton J McMillan - View this family
Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
Marriage: December 28, 1909
2 years
11 months
Carl McMillan
Birth: December 7, 1911 23 22Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: November 30, 1997Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
22 months
Benton J McMillan Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1913 24 24Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: April 28, 1980Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

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