The Shemwell Family

Edward Buford AndersonAge: 48 years19061955

Edward Buford Anderson
Given names
Edward Buford
Birth November 4, 1906 29 25
Birth of a sisterMary Elizabeth Anderson
May 23, 1912 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterKatherine Bell Anderson
August 10, 1913 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherFrank King Anderson
October 28, 1914 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert Hewell Anderson
July 11, 1916 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Gordon Anderson
October 21, 1918 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 10 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 -
Death of a motherLura Amanda Hewell
March 13, 1951 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland
Death of a fatherJesse Buford Anderson
August 6, 1951 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Myocardial Infarction and Arterioschlerotic Heart Disease
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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 39 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 August 4, 1955 (Age 48 years)
Last change December 11, 201708:17:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 27, 1905Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Edward Buford Anderson
Birth: November 4, 1906 29 25Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1955Christian, Kentucky, United States
6 years
younger sister
Mary Elizabeth Anderson
Birth: May 23, 1912 35 30Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 2007Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky, United States
15 months
younger sister
Katherine Bell Anderson
Birth: August 10, 1913 36 31Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 27, 1971Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
younger brother
Frank King Anderson
Birth: October 28, 1914 37 33Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 22, 2004Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger brother
Robert Hewell Anderson
Birth: July 11, 1916 39 34Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 15, 1974Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
William Gordon Anderson
Birth: October 21, 1918 41 37Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 1, 2005Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Edward Buford Anderson has 3 first cousins recorded