The Shemwell Family

George Edward MathisAge: 89 years19122002

Name
George Edward Mathis
Given names
George Edward
Surname
Mathis
Birth August 1, 1912
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 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 4 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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 17 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
Birth of a son
#1Hershal Raymond Mathis
April 25, 1937 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 37 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 of a sonHershal Raymond Mathis
December 8, 1996 (Age 84 years)
Death of a wifeIda Abigail Shemwell
May 29, 1999 (Age 86 years)
Cause: Uremia
Death June 23, 2002 (Age 89 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Burr Oak Cemetery
Last change August 21, 201811:39:22

by: Barry Shemwell
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himself
George Edward Mathis
Birth: August 1, 1912Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 23, 2002Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States
wife
Ida Abigail Shemwell
Birth: February 8, 1916 24 18Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1999Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States
daughter
Private
son
Hershal Raymond Mathis
Birth: April 25, 1937 24 21Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Death: December 8, 1996Holiday, Pasco, Florida, United States

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