The Shemwell Family

Martha Mitchell1877

Martha Mitchell
Given names
Birth 1877 75 34
Death of a fatherMiles Mitchell

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames R Hooks
November 26, 1884 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam C CochranMary Elizabeth HooksView this family
1886 (Age 9 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
Death of a half-brotherWilliam L Goodman
September 14, 1911 (Age 34 years)
Death of a half-brotherMason Stanley
March 30, 1916 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Hooks
July 2, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 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 64 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 73 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 69 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. -

Last change May 14, 202012:05:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 14, 1876Livingston, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Mother’s family with Edgar M Stanley - View this family
Marriage: January 12, 1860Livingston, Kentucky, United States
14 months
2 years
Mason Stanley
Birth: July 13, 1863 27 20Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 30, 1916Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Lemuel Goodman - View this family
Marriage: December 2, 1873Livingston, Kentucky, United States
6 months
Mother’s family with William C Cochran - View this family
Marriage: 1886Kentucky, United States

Martha Mitchell has 6 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (6)

Parents James C Hooks + Almeda E Miller
2James Elmer Hooks18811954
3William M Hooks18841914
5Margaret J Hooks18901912