The Shemwell Family

Julia E McGinnisAge: 62 years18801943

Name
Julia E McGinnis
Given names
Julia E
Surname
McGinnis
Married name
Julia E Acuff
Birth May 13, 1880
MarriageJohn Rankin AcuffView this family
April 2, 1896 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Bessie Acuff
August 29, 1897 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 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 36 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 37 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 49 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
Death of a husbandJohn Rankin Acuff
February 5, 1937 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Gun shot wounds
Note: Death certificate says mother was Mary Gordon. -b
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 61 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
Death February 5, 1943 (Age 62 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Kitts Cemetery
Last change August 1, 201910:52:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Rankin Acuff - View this family
husband
John Rankin Acuff
Birth: January 30, 1877 27 22Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 5, 1937Grainger, Tennessee, United States
herself
Julia E McGinnis
Birth: May 13, 1880Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 5, 1943Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 2, 1896Grainger, Tennessee, United States
17 months
daughter
Bessie Acuff
Birth: August 29, 1897 20 17Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 15, 1983Corryton, Knox, Tennessee, United States

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