The Shemwell Family

William Gordon AndersonAge: 86 years19182005

Name
William Gordon Anderson
Given names
William Gordon
Surname
Anderson
Birth October 21, 1918 41 37
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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
Death of a motherLura Amanda Hewell
March 13, 1951 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland
Death of a fatherJesse Buford Anderson
August 6, 1951 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Myocardial Infarction and Arterioschlerotic Heart Disease
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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
Death of a brotherEdward Buford Anderson
August 4, 1955 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sisterKatherine Bell Anderson
August 27, 1971 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Hewell Anderson
June 15, 1974 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 of a brotherFrank King Anderson
March 22, 2004 (Age 85 years)
Death September 1, 2005 (Age 86 years)
Last change December 11, 201708:28:56

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

William Gordon Anderson has 3 first cousins recorded