The Shemwell Family

Julia 1877

Given names
Married name
Julia Gieseke
Birth about 1877
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1Clarence Julian Gieseke Sr.
April 1, 1895 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1George Bernard Gieseke
January 5, 1916 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a grandson
#2Carl Shemwell Gieseke
February 18, 1918 (Age 41 years)
Death of a grandsonCarl Shemwell Gieseke
February 18, 1918 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 grandson
#3Thomas Paul Gieseke
February 3, 1919 (Age 42 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas Paul Gieseke
February 3, 1919 (Age 42 years)
Census January 29, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Vivian Clyde “Bill” Gieseke
May 20, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Clarence Julian Gieseke Jr.
February 28, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Ellis Ray Gieseke
December 6, 1924 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7James Leslie Gieseke
January 5, 1927 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Mary Ethel Gieseke
August 16, 1928 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#9Elisha Earl Gieseke
July 6, 1931 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Hubert Lee Gieseke
July 13, 1938 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 73 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 69 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 sonClarence Julian Gieseke Sr.
June 16, 1986 (Age 109 years)

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Julian Gieseke Sr. - Household

Island Ridge Road Island, McLean, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Gieseke, ClarenceheadMW24MKYINKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Gieseke, DaisywifeFW23MKYKYKY
Gieseke, George BsonMW3-11mSKYKYKY
Gieseke, JuliamotherFW43WdKYKYKY