The Shemwell Family

Gladys Stella LawsonAge: 91 years19112002

Name
Gladys Stella Lawson
Given names
Gladys Stella
Surname
Lawson
Married name
Gladys Stella McDaniel
Birth February 14, 1911
MarriageGeorge Amos McDanielView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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 18 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
Census April 20, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Carol Jean McDaniel
September 24, 1950 (Age 39 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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
Death of a daughterCarol Jean McDaniel
May 26, 1971 (Age 60 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a husbandGeorge Amos McDaniel
January 17, 1998 (Age 86 years)
Death May 3, 2002 (Age 91 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Linden Cemetery
Last change October 3, 201812:11:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with George Amos McDaniel - View this family
husband
George Amos McDaniel
Birth: November 15, 1905 36 29Missouri, United States
Death: January 17, 1998Christian, Missouri, United States
herself
Gladys Stella Lawson
Birth: February 14, 1911Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States
Death: May 3, 2002Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States
Marriage:
daughter

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