The Shemwell Family

Agnes Crystal BennettAge: 89 years19071996

Agnes Crystal Bennett
Given names
Agnes Crystal
Married name
Agnes Crystal Gant
Birth May 9, 1907

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageJennings Bryan GantView this family
after 1940 (Age 32 years)

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 husbandJennings Bryan Gant
August 8, 1986 (Age 79 years)
Death November 24, 1996 (Age 89 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Riverside Cemetery
Last change April 13, 201813:27:05

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Jennings Bryan Gant - View this family
Marriage: after 1940
Jennings Bryan Gant + Eula Mae Lyon - View this family
husband’s wife
5 years
Carl Merlin Gant
Birth: November 3, 1928 31 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 31, 1947Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Howard Lloyd Gant
Birth: March 23, 1933 35 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 6, 2004Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Patricia June “Patsy” Gant
Birth: January 21, 1935 37 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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