The Shemwell Family

Gracie Lancaster1909

Gracie Lancaster
Given names
Birth 1909 24 29
Birth of a sisterMinnie Lancaster
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 16 months)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 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 9 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 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Elijah Lancaster
August 11, 1931 (Age 22 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 41 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 37 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. -

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by: Barry Shemwell
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Clauson - Household

District 7, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

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Lankester, William sonMW63WdTNTNOHfarmer
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Davis, OpheliagranddaughterFW9STNKYTN
Davis, IdagranddaughterFW7STNKYTN
Lankester, FreddieheadMW23M13TNTNTNfarmer
Lankester, EmmawifeFW30M1322TNTNTN
Lankester, MinniedaughterFW1STNTNTN
Lankester, GraciedaughterFW1STNTNTN