The Shemwell Family

Charley W Burrage1876

Charley W Burrage
Given names
Charley W
Birth 1876 27 38
Birth of a sisterMary J Alice Burrage
April 11, 1877 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherEnoch Grant Burrage
December 1, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Burrage
1888 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 motherMargaret Waller
March 29, 1926 (Age 50 years)
Cause: Pneumonia; influenza
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 74 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 sisterMary J Alice Burrage
February 24, 1954 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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, 202015:27:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 19, 1871Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder brother
3 years
15 months
younger sister
Mary J Alice Burrage
Birth: April 11, 1877 28 39Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 24, 1954Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Enoch Grant Burrage
Birth: December 1, 1880 31 43Morgan Twp, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

Charley W Burrage has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Edward Burrage - Household

Morgan Twp, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

Burrage, EdwardWM31headMfarmerNCNCNC
Burrage, MargaretWF41wifeMkeeping houseNCNCNC
Burrage, James LWM6sonSNCNCNC
Burrage, Charley WWM4sonSNCNCNC
Burrage, Mary JWF2daughterSNCNCNC
Burrage, MaryWF25younger sisterSNCNCNC