The Shemwell Family

Robert Adolph BennewitzAge: 34 years19021937

Name
Robert Adolph Bennewitz
Given names
Robert Adolph
Surname
Bennewitz
Birth August 25, 1902
MarriageMildred Floel DriskillView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 14 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 15 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/
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Darrell Driskill
February 28, 1924 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 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
Death August 7, 1937 (Age 34 years)
Last change May 13, 202014:36:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mildred Floel Driskill - View this family
himself
wife
Mildred Floel Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1899 33 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 1977Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
son
Joseph Darrell Driskill
Birth: February 28, 1924 21 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1997Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

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