The Shemwell Family

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William W Plum
Given names
William W
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
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Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Religious marriageMayme Lee ShemwellView this family
July 5, 1918
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953
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 wifeMayme Lee Shemwell
July 8, 1960
Cause: Colon Cancer
Burial of a wifeMayme Lee Shemwell
July 11, 1960
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Park Lawn Cemetery
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
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. -

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by: Donna Osiek
Family with Mayme Lee Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: July 5, 1918Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States
John Humphrey Parker + Mayme Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: September 26, 1907Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States
9 months
5 years
Marshall Vance Parker
Birth: February 14, 1913 46 25Missouri, United States
Death: August 7, 1974
William J Sherwood + Mayme Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
William J Sherwood
Birth: 1894Evanston, Spencer, Indiana, United States
Death: April 18, 1966St. Louis, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 22, 1924
Clemens Domonic Ganz + Mayme Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Clemens Domonic Ganz
Birth: May 9, 1871Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois, United States
Death: August 11, 1952St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Marriage: before 1940

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