The Shemwell Family

Harry A Woodis

Name
Harry A Woodis
Given names
Harry A
Surname
Woodis
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
Birth of a daughter
#1Gladys Pauline Woodis
April 17, 1912
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Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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

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
Marriage of a childLoyce Alpha ShemwellGladys Pauline WoodisView this family
November 24, 1932
Birth of a grandson
#1Loyce Alpha Shemwell Jr.
April 1936
Death of a grandsonLoyce Alpha Shemwell Jr.
May 7, 1936
Birth of a grandson
#2Bobbie Woodis Shemwell
January 24, 1938

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Bettie Ann Shemwell
September 26, 1939
Death of a granddaughterBettie Ann Shemwell
March 28, 1940
Birth of a grandson
#4Donald Joseph Shemwell
March 8, 1941
Birth of a grandson
#5Paul Dean Shemwell
May 25, 1942
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Lou Ann Shemwell
February 5, 1944
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Rhonda Alvena Shemwell
February 5, 1944
Death of a granddaughterLou Ann Shemwell
February 14, 1944
Death of a granddaughterRhonda Alvena Shemwell
February 14, 1944
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Peggy Sue Shemwell
January 7, 1945
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Patsie K Shemwell
December 4, 1945
Death of a granddaughterPatsie K Shemwell
March 6, 1946
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Sherry Lynn Shemwell
August 14, 1949
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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
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
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