The Shemwell Family

Emmett J TannerAge: 76 years19081984

Emmett J Tanner
Given names
Emmett J
Birth April 25, 1908
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 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 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 33 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 -
MarriagePinah KerleyView this family
1952 (Age 43 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a wifePinah Kerley
May 29, 1970 (Age 62 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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. -
Death May 26, 1984 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Greenlawn Cemetery
Last change January 14, 202012:17:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Pinah Kerley - View this family
Emmett J Tanner
Birth: April 25, 1908Bacon, Georgia, United States
Death: May 26, 1984Alachua, Florida, United States
Pinah Kerley
Birth: May 22, 1908 30 32Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 29, 1970Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Marriage: 1952Duval, Florida, United States

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