The Shemwell Family

Bessie Mae NationAge: 95 years19092004

Bessie Mae Nation
Given names
Bessie Mae
Married name
Bessie Mae McCrary
Birth August 9, 1909

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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 20 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 32 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 -
MarriageEarl Byron McCraryView this family
about 1945 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a son
#1Ted Don McCrary
May 3, 1947 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 36 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 husbandEarl Byron McCrary
January 7, 1989 (Age 79 years)
Death September 29, 2004 (Age 95 years)

Cemetery: Kansas Cemetery
Last change March 28, 201909:57:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Earl Byron McCrary - View this family
Marriage: about 1945
2 years
Ted Don McCrary
Birth: May 3, 1947 45 37Tulia, Swisher, Texas, United States
Death: June 4, 2016Twin Oaks, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
Earl Byron McCrary + Leatha Jane Brewer - View this family
husband’s wife
Guy Earl McCrary
Birth: September 13, 1923 21 18Rockwall, Rock, Texas, United States
Death: July 14, 2002
4 years
Troy Byron McCrary
Birth: August 6, 1927 25 22Clarendon, Donley, Texas, United States
Death: October 26, 2008Bixby, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
19 months
Earl Byron McCrary + Louise Jungling - View this family
husband’s wife
Louise Jungling
Birth: February 1, 1916Thernfeld, Czechoslovakia
Death: September 12, 2006Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: August 3, 1982

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