The Shemwell Family

Edward L BarnesAge: 47 years19081955

Edward L Barnes
Given names
Edward L
Birth 1908 48 33
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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 21 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames Isaac “Ike” Barnes
May 3, 1932 (Age 24 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 half-sisterBurtha Lee Barnes
December 21, 1946 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherRuth Viola “Ruthie” Chambers
September 28, 1950 (Age 42 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 38 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 July 31, 1955 (Age 47 years)

Last change April 3, 201915:34:56

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
20 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Thomas Henry Barnes
Birth: about 1904 44 29McLaren, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder brother
Jeffrey Isaac Barnes
Birth: February 2, 1906 46 31Arkansas, United States
Death: May 12, 1979England, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
3 years
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Burtha Lee Barnes
Birth: May 1892 32 27Arkansas, United States
Death: December 21, 1946Conway, Arkansas, United States
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Edward L Barnes has 2 first cousins recorded