The Shemwell Family

Rufus J ChristianAge: 6 years19131919

Name
Rufus J Christian
Given names
Rufus J
Surname
Christian
Birth March 20, 1913 28 25
Birth of a brotherCurtis William Christian
1915 (Age 21 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a paternal grandmotherEtta K Shaw
July 27, 1917 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 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 4 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/
Birth of a brotherHarold Griffith Christian
May 16, 1919 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherCurtis William Christian
November 27, 1919 (Age 6 years)
Death November 29, 1919 (Age 6 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change March 5, 201813:16:27

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: about 1909
9 months
elder sister
Waneta Christian
Birth: October 2, 1909 24 22Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 2003Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
20 months
elder sister
Retha Grace Christian
Birth: June 3, 1911 26 23Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: July 13, 2002Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
22 months
himself
Rufus J Christian
Birth: March 20, 1913 28 25Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 29, 1919Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Curtis William Christian
Birth: 1915 29 27Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 1919Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
4 years
younger brother
Harold Griffith Christian
Birth: May 16, 1919 34 31Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 16, 2010Rowlett, Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Howard Dale Christian
Birth: December 8, 1921 36 34Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: April 17, 1996Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
7 years
younger sister
Barbara J Christian
Birth: November 27, 1928 43 41Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: August 15, 1998Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States

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