The Shemwell Family

Henry J MuellerAge: 77 years18741951

Henry J Mueller
Given names
Henry J
Birth 1874
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 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 44 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 -
MarriageRuth ShemwellView this family
calculated 1924 (Age 50 years)

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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 56 years)
Census April 29, 1940 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeRuth Shemwell
after November 1943 (Age 69 years)

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 76 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 72 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 1951 (Age 77 years)

Last change May 4, 201911:14:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ruth Shemwell - View this family
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: June 26, 1893 48 28Pinckneyville, Perry, Illinois, United States
Death: after November 1943
Marriage: calculated 1924

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Henry Mueller - Household

402 W. Walnut Nashville, Washington, Illinois

Mueller, HenryheadMW56M24KSGermanyGermanyBarberBarber Shop
Mueller, RuthwifeFW35M29ILKYIL

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Henry Mueller - Household

Nashville, Washington, Illinois

Mueller, Henry JheadMW65MKSSame PlaceBarber
Mueller, RuthwifeFW46MILSame Place