The Shemwell Family

Mary E PruntyAge: 67 years19071974

Name
Mary E Prunty
Given names
Mary E
Surname
Prunty
Married name
Mary E Shemwell
Married name
Mary E Tumlinson
Birth September 29, 1907
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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 22 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
Civil marriageWilliam Ray ShemwellView this family
August 3, 1932 (Age 24 years)
MarriageCharles Cecil TumlinsonView this family
February 19, 1938 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 42 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 husbandCharles Cecil Tumlinson
February 7, 1963 (Age 55 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Ray Shemwell
March 26, 1967 (Age 59 years)
Burial of a husbandWilliam Ray Shemwell
1967 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 October 23, 1974 (Age 67 years)
Last change September 19, 201814:50:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Ray Shemwell - View this family
husband
William Ray Shemwell
Birth: December 2, 1897 29 29Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: March 26, 1967Saline, Missouri, United States
herself
Marriage: August 3, 1932Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Family with Charles Cecil Tumlinson - View this family
husband
Charles Cecil Tumlinson
Birth: December 27, 1904Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: February 7, 1963Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
herself
Marriage: February 19, 1938Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States

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