The Shemwell Family

Jonathan Robert “J R” WooddyAge: 78 years18771955

Jonathan Robert “J R” Wooddy
Given names
Jonathan Robert
Birth March 10, 1877

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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageMartha Mae “Mattie” ReardenView this family
October 7, 1901 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Douglas William Wooddy Sr.
February 25, 1911 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Beulah Wooddy Wooddy
December 26, 1913 (Age 36 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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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-
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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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 72 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 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 December 5, 1955 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: County Line Cemetery
Last change November 30, 201709:09:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Martha Mae “Mattie” Rearden - View this family
Marriage: October 7, 1901Judson, Chambers, Alabama, United States
9 years
Douglas William Wooddy Sr.
Birth: February 25, 1911 33 27Alabama, United States
Death: March 12, 2008Lee, Alabama, United States
3 years
Beulah Wooddy Wooddy
Birth: December 26, 1913 36 30Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: March 30, 2005Sevierville, Sevier, Tennessee, United States

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