The Shemwell Family

Harry Garrett MartinAge: 71 years18761948

Harry Garrett Martin
Given names
Harry Garrett
Birth November 18, 1876 25 21
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterErma Ida Martin
December 8, 1888 (Age 12 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterEdith Blanche Martin
April 13, 1905 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Uterine Hemmorage
Death of a motherIda Aldora Germain
May 22, 1916 (Age 39 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a fatherJohn Leonard Martin
August 28, 1926 (Age 49 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 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 65 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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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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 June 20, 1948 (Age 71 years)
Last change April 22, 201912:58:07

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
3 years
Harry Garrett Martin
Birth: November 18, 1876 25 21Virginia City, Storey, Nevada, United States
Death: June 20, 1948Los Angeles, California, United States
12 years
younger sister
Erma Ida Martin
Birth: December 8, 1888 37 33Carson City, Nevada, United States
Death: September 13, 1978Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Leonard Martin - Household

Glendale, Los Angeles, California

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Shemwell, Genevievegrand daughterWFMay18964MCOKYCanada
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