The Shemwell Family

Grace May HartsockAge: 89 years18871976

Grace May Hartsock
Given names
Grace May
Married name
Grace May Black
Birth 1887
MarriagePaul BlackView this family

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Berle D Black
May 12, 1913 (Age 26 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 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 31 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 42 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 54 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 husbandPaul Black
September 11, 1967 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 December 27, 1976 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery: Friends Creek Cemetery
Last change April 9, 201911:57:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Paul Black - View this family
Paul Black
Birth: December 15, 1884 36 25Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: September 11, 1967Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Grace May Hartsock
Birth: 1887DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: December 27, 1976Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Berle D Black
Birth: May 12, 1913 28 26Lane, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: May 27, 2004Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

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