The Shemwell Family

Bert Leon McGeheeAge: 78 years18881966

Bert Leon McGehee
Given names
Bert Leon
Birth July 7, 1888 20 18
Birth of a sisterLula Lee McGehee
November 11, 1890 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherEdwin E McGehee
March 1894 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherHerman Earl McGehee
April 7, 1896 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherCarl Everett McGehee
July 26, 1898 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 18, 1900 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Laura McGehee
September 29, 1900 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Duncan
November 18, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Jane Duncan
September 29, 1912 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a brotherEdwin E McGehee
December 6, 1918 (Age 30 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Note: Buried in Plot C, Row 20, Grave 17
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 -
Death of a fatherRobert Gordon McGehee
July 9, 1921 (Age 33 years)
Death of a sisterMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a motherHarriette A “Hattie” Howell
November 21, 1945 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherHerman Earl McGehee
April 25, 1950 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 October 10, 1966 (Age 78 years)
Last change March 16, 201917:18:04

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 15, 1885Carroll, Arkansas, United States
23 months
elder sister
14 months
Bert Leon McGehee
Birth: July 7, 1888 20 18Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 10, 1966Joshua Tree, San Bernardino, California, United States
2 years
younger sister
Lula Lee McGehee
Birth: November 11, 1890 23 21Arkansas, United States
Death: January 24, 1986Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
Edwin E McGehee
Birth: March 1894 26 24Arkansas, United States
Death: December 6, 1918France
2 years
younger brother
Herman Earl McGehee
Birth: April 7, 1896 28 26Arkansas, United States
Death: April 25, 1950Washington, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Carl Everett McGehee
Birth: July 26, 1898 30 29Grandview, Carroll, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 28, 1977Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Anna Laura McGehee
Birth: September 29, 1900 33 31Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 24, 1992Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States

Bert Leon McGehee has 6 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Robert Gordon McGehee - Household

Cross, Carroll, Arkansas

McGehee, RobertheadWMAug186732M15MOTNMOStone Mason
McGehee, HettiewifeWFJul186930M1566ARMOAR
McGehee, MaydaughterWFMay188713SARMOARAt School
McGehee, BertiesonWMJul188912SARMOARAt School
McGehee, LuladaughterWFNov18909SARMOARAt School
McGehee, EdwinsonWMMar18946SARMOARAt School
McGehee, HermansonWMApr18955SARMOAR
McGehee, CarlsonWMJul18972SARMOAR