The Shemwell Family

Leona L KehlerAge: 58 years19061964

Name
Leona L Kehler
Given names
Leona L
Surname
Kehler
Married name
Leona L Foster
Birth September 22, 1906
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 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 10 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 11 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 23 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
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 35 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 husbandWilliam Alfred Foster
December 14, 1951 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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 December 12, 1964 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oak Hill Cemetery
Note: From Findagrave site: "Leona L. Kehler was the daughter of Harry Kehler [1873-1940] and Ellen Boyce. They were not married when Leona was born and she took her mother "Ellen's" maiden name Boyce. Married to William Alfred Foster Sr. Her death certificate has her burial in Oak Hill Section of the Mount Carmel Cemetery and there is a space next to Husband, William Sr, and his brother, Charles H. Foster and Charles wife Clara Knock Foster."
Last change April 5, 202222:49:50

by: Bruce Troutman
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husband
William Alfred Foster
Birth: March 5, 1902 38 41Centralia, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 14, 1951Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
herself
Leona L Kehler
Birth: September 22, 1906Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 12, 1964Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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Burial
From Findagrave site: "Leona L. Kehler was the daughter of Harry Kehler [1873-1940] and Ellen Boyce. They were not married when Leona was born and she took her mother "Ellen's" maiden name Boyce. Married to William Alfred Foster Sr. Her death certificate has her burial in Oak Hill Section of the Mount Carmel Cemetery and there is a space next to Husband, William Sr, and his brother, Charles H. Foster and Charles wife Clara Knock Foster."