The Shemwell Family

Edgar KannierAge: 82 years19031986

Name
Edgar Kannier
Given names
Edgar
Surname
Kannier
Birth May 24, 1903
MarriageRoxie Anne ShemwellView this family
unknown

MarriageBessie McElwainView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 years)

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 13 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 14 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 son
#1Chester Lee Kannier
December 26, 1925 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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
Death of a wifeRoxie Anne Shemwell
June 28, 1948 (Age 45 years)
Note: Her Marriage license says she married Clyde E Wells but her death certificate says Frederick Wells. She died in Ohio but lived in Brooklyn.
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 42 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 January 24, 1986 (Age 82 years)

Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change January 17, 201715:49:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Roxie Anne Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Roxie Anne Shemwell
Birth: September 12, 1906 27 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 28, 1948Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States
Marriage:
son
Chester Lee Kannier
Birth: December 26, 1925 22 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 7, 1999Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Bessie McElwain - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
Fredrick Clyde Wells + Roxie Anne Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Roxie Anne Shemwell
Birth: September 12, 1906 27 19Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 28, 1948Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States
Marriage: January 14, 1928Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 months
step-daughter
Alice Mae Wells
Birth: March 2, 1928 21 21Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Death: August 15, 1988

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