The Shemwell Family

Myrtle N LinvilleAge: 85 years19131998

Myrtle N Linville
Given names
Myrtle N
Married name
Myrtle N Sitz
Birth February 3, 1913
MarriageAlfred Wilson SitzView this family

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 28 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 36 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 32 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 December 24, 1998 (Age 85 years)

Cemetery: Fall Creek Cemetery
Last change July 30, 201914:46:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Alfred Wilson Sitz - View this family
Alfred Wilson Sitz + Lucy Anna Shemwell - View this family
husband’s wife
Lucy Anna Shemwell
Birth: January 8, 1916 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 20, 1952Kenton, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: estimated 1936
1 year
Sheradine Sitz
Birth: January 2, 1937 24 20Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 2, 1937Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
7 years
David Dale Sitz
Birth: July 28, 1943 30 27Kenton, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 10, 1997Baytown, Harris, Texas, United States

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