The Shemwell Family

Rena Addie BreshearsAge: 78 years19121990

Rena Addie Breshears
Given names
Rena Addie
Married name
Rena Addie Freeman
Birth June 8, 1912 35 25
Death of a maternal grandfatherFelix Newton Ferrell
August 18, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 5 years)
Burial of a brotherWilliam Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 5 years)
Cemetery: Star Cemetery
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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 -
Birth of a brotherAlbert Winfield “Bud” Breshears Jr.
August 2, 1919 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRhoda Ann Keith
October 23, 1927 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherAlbert Winfield Breshears
December 5, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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 motherAnna Ferrell
January 4, 1967 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 brotherOren Fay Breshears
September 24, 1980 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherClifford Frank Breshears
December 30, 1980 (Age 68 years)
Death November 8, 1990 (Age 78 years)
Last change December 31, 201706:23:45

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: May 11, 1903Ada, Idaho, United States
1 year
elder sister
Anna Mae Breshears
Birth: May 19, 1904 27 17Eagle, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: September 15, 1994Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
2 years
elder brother
Oren Fay Breshears
Birth: June 22, 1906 29 20Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: September 24, 1980Ada, Idaho, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Felix John Breshears
Birth: July 24, 1910 33 24Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: July 26, 1911Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
23 months
Rena Addie Breshears
Birth: June 8, 1912 35 25Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: November 8, 1990Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
5 years
younger brother
William Breshears
Birth: November 21, 1917 41 31Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: November 21, 1917Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
20 months
younger brother
Albert Winfield “Bud” Breshears Jr.
Birth: August 2, 1919 42 33Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: June 1, 2000San Diego, California, United States

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