The Shemwell Family

Stella Mae MontgomeryAge: 81 years18791960

Name
Stella Mae Montgomery
Given names
Stella Mae
Surname
Montgomery
Married name
Stella Mae Ganus
Birth 1879
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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
MarriageRobert Lee GanusView this family
July 8, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Robert Orvil Ganus
September 10, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#2Andrew Monroe Ganus
April 14, 1917 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 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 39 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 50 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
Census April 22, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 of a husbandRobert Lee Ganus
1952 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 71 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 67 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 1960 (Age 81 years)

Last change December 28, 201910:26:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Robert Lee Ganus - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 8, 1900Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
10 years
son
Robert Orvil Ganus
Birth: September 10, 1910 40 31Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 27, 1993San Patricio, Texas, United States
7 years
son
Andrew Monroe Ganus
Birth: April 14, 1917 47 38Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 12, 1976

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