The Shemwell Family

John Henry Chambers1909

John Henry Chambers
Given names
John Henry
Birth about 1909 27 28
Birth of a half-sisterIdella Chambers
May 25, 1916 (Age 7 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 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 9 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 -
Death of a motherRhoda Arlena Bates
July 30, 1951 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Ernest Chambers
1952 (Age 43 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 37 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 half-sisterIdella Chambers
March 29, 1986 (Age 77 years)

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by: Barry Shemwell
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Rhoda Arlena Bates
Birth: February 12, 1880Pope, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 30, 1951Tulare, California, United States
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Idella Chambers
Birth: May 25, 1916 34 32Arkansas, United States
Death: March 29, 1986North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

John Henry Chambers has 5 first cousins recorded