The Shemwell Family

Gillie Annis GorrellAge: 67 years18721940

Name
Gillie Annis Gorrell
Given names
Gillie Annis
Surname
Gorrell
Married name
Gillie Annis Gant
Birth October 13, 1872
MarriageBenjamin John Franklin “Pete” GantView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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
#1Clesa Franklin Gant
June 30, 1903 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 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 44 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 45 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/
Marriage of a childWarden Owens HallClesa Franklin GantView this family
about 1923 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Geraldine Hall
January 16, 1925 (Age 52 years)
Death of a husbandBenjamin John Franklin “Pete” Gant
May 12, 1926 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 56 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
Birth of a grandson
#2Warden Leahman Hall
May 4, 1938 (Age 65 years)
Death July 4, 1940 (Age 67 years)
Last change July 10, 201914:02:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Benjamin John Franklin “Pete” Gant - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
daughter
Clesa Franklin Gant
Birth: June 30, 1903 35 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Burial: Gant Cemetery, Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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