The Shemwell Family

Charlie G BlankenshipAge: 37 years18981936

Name
Charlie G Blankenship
Given names
Charlie G
Surname
Blankenship
Birth December 25, 1898
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 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 18 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 19 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/
MarriageHettie Lee AtkinsView this family
June 4, 1921 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Ray Loranzia Blankenship
April 25, 1922 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 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
Death August 11, 1936 (Age 37 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Shiloh Baptist Cemetery
Last change November 9, 201810:52:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Hettie Lee Atkins - View this family
himself
Charlie G Blankenship
Birth: December 25, 1898Forest City, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 11, 1936Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
wife
Hettie Lee Atkins
Birth: August 29, 1895 27 18Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 21, 1985Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: June 4, 1921Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
11 months
son
Ray Loranzia Blankenship
Birth: April 25, 1922 23 26Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 20, 1983Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

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