The Shemwell Family

William Stanley DennisonAge: 60 years18931953

Name
William Stanley Dennison
Given names
William Stanley
Surname
Dennison
Birth 1893 26 24
MarriageHattie SmithView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn McMillan
October 1, 1899 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 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 24 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 25 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/
Death of a motherElla Mary McMillan
September 12, 1921 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 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 fatherWilliam R Dennison
July 8, 1942 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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 53 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 14, 1953 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Decaturville City Cemetery
Last change December 10, 201713:33:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
William R Dennison
Birth: April 13, 1866Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 8, 1942Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States
mother
Ella Mary McMillan
Birth: October 5, 1868 45 35Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 12, 1921Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
himself
William Stanley Dennison
Birth: 1893 26 24Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 14, 1953Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Hattie Smith - View this family
himself
William Stanley Dennison
Birth: 1893 26 24Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 14, 1953Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
wife
Hattie Smith
Birth: 1898Tennessee, United States
Death: June 19, 1964Henderson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:

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