The Shemwell Family

Martha L Age: 58 years19111969

Name
Martha L
Given names
Martha L
Married name
Martha L Kerley
Birth June 5, 1911

MarriageOscar Clyde KerleyView this family
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Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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 18 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 husbandOscar Clyde Kerley
January 27, 1951 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 34 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 December 25, 1969 (Age 58 years)
Last change January 16, 202012:42:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Oscar Clyde Kerley - View this family
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Martha L
Birth: June 5, 1911
Death: December 25, 1969Homesteads, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
Oscar Clyde Kerley + Cora Bell Burgess - View this family
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Cora Bell Burgess
Birth: June 21, 1911Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 20, 2004Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
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Martin Lee Kerley
Birth: August 8, 1928 22 17Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1928Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
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Oliver Clyde Kerley
Birth: November 21, 1936 30 25Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 9, 2011Tennessee, United States
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Alice Christine Kerley
Birth: September 6, 1938 32 27Tennessee, United States
Death: July 10, 1957Roane, Tennessee, United States
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