The Shemwell Family

Veda Ethel LargentAge: 95 years18931989

Veda Ethel Largent
Given names
Veda Ethel
Married name
Veda Ethel Hancock
Birth September 17, 1893
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 -
MarriageCharlie Edward HancockView this family
October 23, 1911 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Leo Hancock
December 25, 1912 (Age 19 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 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 23 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 24 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 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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 husbandCharlie Edward Hancock
June 1, 1953 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 52 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 sonJames Leo Hancock
October 1, 1977 (Age 84 years)
Death June 10, 1989 (Age 95 years)
Last change March 24, 201919:19:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Charlie Edward Hancock - View this family
Charlie Edward Hancock
Birth: March 22, 1892 27 23Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Death: June 1, 1953Laclede, Missouri, United States
Veda Ethel Largent
Birth: September 17, 1893Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: June 10, 1989Fallbrook, San Diego, California, United States
Marriage: October 23, 1911Craig, Oklahoma, United States
14 months
James Leo Hancock
Birth: December 25, 1912 20 19Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 1, 1977Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, United States

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