The Shemwell Family

Mary Kennedy1879

Mary Kennedy
Given names
Birth 1879 32 24
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge P Burrage
August 7, 1879
Cause: Killed by lightning
Census June 28, 1880 (Age 17 months)
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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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 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 38 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 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 -
Death of a fatherJohn Willis Kennedy
March 11, 1926 (Age 47 years)
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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 -
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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 -
Death of a motherSarah Clementine “Sallie” Burrage
January 28, 1950 (Age 71 years)
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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 -
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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. -

Last change March 4, 202015:27:07

by: Barry Shemwell
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John Willis Kennedy
Birth: October 15, 1846North Carolina, United States
Death: March 11, 1926Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Sarah Clementine “Sallie” Burrage
Birth: August 20, 1854 46 25Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 28, 1950Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: March 29, 1875Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States
21 months
elder brother
4 years

Mary Kennedy has 4 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (4)

Parents Levi Irvin Lipe + Nancy Ellen Burrage
1Nannie Lipe18841947
3Bessie Lipe1889
4Levi Lipe1894
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John James Kennedy - Household

Bethesda, York, South Carolina, United States

Kennedy, JohnWM37headMlaborerVAVAVA
Kennedy, SarahWF26wifeMNCNCNC
Kennedy, JamesWM4sonSSCVANC
Kennedy, MaryWF1daughterSSCVANC