The Shemwell Family

Irene B RobertsonAge: 75 years19141989

Name
Irene B Robertson
Given names
Irene B
Surname
Robertson
Married name
Irene B Newman
Birth July 31, 1914
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 months)

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 2 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 3 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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
Birth of a son
#1Theodore Roosevelt “T R” Newman Jr.
September 22, 1936 (Age 22 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Terry Paul Newman
July 17, 1945 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 35 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 31 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 December 7, 1989 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change January 23, 201813:02:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Theodore Roosevelt “Ted” Newman - View this family
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Theodore Roosevelt “T R” Newman Jr.
Birth: September 22, 1936 31 22Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 11, 2013Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
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Terry Paul Newman
Birth: July 17, 1945 40 30Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 21, 2010Hollywood, Broward, Florida, United States

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