The Shemwell Family

Luther Oren BennettAge: 82 years19021985

Name
Luther Oren Bennett
Given names
Luther Oren
Surname
Bennett
Birth October 13, 1902 21 18
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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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
MarriageDolly Ruth GensickeView this family
October 13, 1931 (Age 29 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Adaline Lankford
December 25, 1937 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 motherMartha K Reynolds
November 11, 1946 (Age 44 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge W Reynolds
September 8, 1951 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 47 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 fatherWilliam Robert Bennett Sr.
May 16, 1961 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 June 18, 1985 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Seneca Cemetery
Last change November 3, 202016:03:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
William Robert Bennett Sr.
Birth: February 18, 1881Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: May 16, 1961Newton, Missouri, United States
mother
Martha K Reynolds
Birth: October 16, 1883 22 22Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: November 11, 1946Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 13, 1901Newton, Missouri, United States
1 year
himself
Luther Oren Bennett
Birth: October 13, 1902 21 18Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: June 18, 1985Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Family with Dolly Ruth Gensicke - View this family
himself
Luther Oren Bennett
Birth: October 13, 1902 21 18Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: June 18, 1985Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
wife
Dolly Ruth Gensicke
Birth: September 29, 1911Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: April 30, 2001Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 13, 1931Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States

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