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Gertrude Almedia “Gertie” BrewerAge: 76 years19051982

Gertrude Almedia “Gertie” Brewer
Given names
Gertrude Almedia
Married name
Gertrude Almedia Brewer
Birth June 4, 1905 30 32
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 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 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Kenneth Lavon Brewer Sr.
September 24, 1926 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Wanda Naioma Brewer
April 16, 1930 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3Billy Clyde Brewer
July 23, 1933 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Ernest Wayne Craft
August 30, 1949 (Age 44 years)

Death of a grandsonErnest Wayne Craft
December 7, 1950 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a fatherMack Cornelius Brewer
October 22, 1960 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherMary Frances “Molly” Harris
November 29, 1962 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 husbandJohn Albert Clifton “Cliff” Brewer
November 27, 1978 (Age 73 years)
Death April 21, 1982 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Restland Memorial Park
Last change March 28, 201912:53:18

by: Barry Shemwell
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Kenneth Lavon Brewer Sr.
Birth: September 24, 1926 23 21Wood, Texas, United States
Death: October 12, 2007Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States
Wanda Naioma Brewer
Birth: April 16, 1930 26 24Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: September 5, 1994Smith, Texas, United States
3 years
Billy Clyde Brewer
Birth: July 23, 1933 29 28Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: June 24, 2000

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