The Shemwell Family

Mable Pauline McCollumAge: 79 years18931972

Name
Mable Pauline McCollum
Given names
Mable Pauline
Surname
McCollum
Married name
Mable Pauline Gregory
Birth June 24, 1893
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#1Margaret Katherine Gregory
June 8, 1916 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a husbandDow Owen Gregory
1964 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death September 14, 1972 (Age 79 years)
Last change July 2, 201917:07:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Dow Owen Gregory - View this family
husband
Dow Owen Gregory
Birth: April 18, 1889 33 36Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1964East Saint Louis, Saint Clair, Illinois, United States
herself
Mable Pauline McCollum
Birth: June 24, 1893Lyon, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 14, 1972McCracken, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Margaret Katherine Gregory
Birth: June 8, 1916 27 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 23, 1985Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
daughter
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