The Shemwell Family

Edward Travers KaiserAge: 65 years19071973

Name
Edward Travers Kaiser
Given names
Edward Travers
Surname
Kaiser
Birth September 14, 1907 29 21
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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/
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 of a maternal grandfatherJohn H Travers
June 15, 1930 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCatherine J
November 23, 1933 (Age 26 years)
Census May 11, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 fatherCasper Kaiser
April 28, 1947 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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
Death of a motherMinnie E Travers
February 1970 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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 April 6, 1973 (Age 65 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ivy Hill Cemetery
Last change July 29, 202017:39:09

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Casper Kaiser
Birth: December 27, 1877Maryland, United States
Death: April 28, 1947Laural, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
mother
Minnie E Travers
Birth: February 1886 27 29Maryland, United States
Death: February 1970Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States
Marriage: October 20, 1902
1 year
elder sister
Catherine Louise Kaiser
Birth: November 1, 1903 25 17Laurel, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
Death: March 8, 1995Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
4 years
himself
Edward Travers Kaiser
Birth: September 14, 1907 29 21Laurel, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
Death: April 6, 1973Manatee, Florida, United States

Edward Travers Kaiser has 2 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Casper Kaiser - Household

rince George Street Prince George's, Maryland

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Kaiser, CasperheadMW32M7MDGERMDCounterPrinting Office
Kaiser, Minnie EwifeFW24M722MDDCMD
Kaiser, Catherine LdaughterFW6MMDMDMD
Kaiser, EdwardsonMW2SMDMDMD

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Casper Kaiser - Household

Prince George St Laurel, Prince George's, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Kaiser, CasperheadMW42MMDGerMD??Printing Office
Kaiser, Minnie EwifeFW33MMDDCMD
Kaiser, Catherine LdaughterFW16MMDMDMDTypistPrinting Office
Kaiser, Edward TsonMW12SMDMDMD

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Casper Kaiser - Household

116 Main Street Laurel, Prince George's, Maryland

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Kaiser, CasperheadMW63MMDSame Place
Kaiser, MinnieXwifeFW54MMDSame Place
Kaiser, EdwardsonMW32SMDSame PlaceTruck DriverTransfer Co.