The Shemwell Family

John S McCaffreyAge: 71 years18711943

Name
John S McCaffrey
Given names
John S
Surname
McCaffrey
Birth December 26, 1871
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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 44 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 45 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 46 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 57 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
Civil marriageStella E JacksonView this family
February 17, 1940 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 November 13, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Last change September 14, 201922:00:33

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Stella E Jackson - View this family
himself
John S McCaffrey
Birth: December 26, 1871Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States
Death: November 13, 1943St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
wife
Marriage: February 17, 1940Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Schuyler Hodge + Stella E Jackson - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: 1907
20 months
step-son
Jackson Colfax Hodge
Birth: September 13, 1908 37 20Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Death: January 1, 1941Marionville, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

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