The Shemwell Family

Myrtle Irene BryantAge: 84 years19041989

Myrtle Irene Bryant
Given names
Myrtle Irene
Married name
Myrtle Irene Cooper
Birth June 12, 1904 38
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 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 13 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 25 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 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Peggy Ann Cooper
January 26, 1931 (Age 26 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherMargaret A “Maggie” Williams
May 3, 1945 (Age 40 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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 45 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 -
Death of a daughterPeggy Ann Cooper
February 22, 1959 (Age 54 years)
Cause: Hodgkins
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 of a husbandDouglas Cooper
August 1979 (Age 75 years)
Death March 26, 1989 (Age 84 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change April 28, 202215:50:19

by: Barry Shemwell
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Margaret A “Maggie” Williams
Birth: April 7, 1866Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 3, 1945Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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Douglas Cooper
Birth: September 13, 1893 42 32Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1979Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Peggy Ann Cooper
Birth: January 26, 1931 37 26Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 22, 1959Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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