The Shemwell Family

George Alexander RitzmanAge: 62 years18931955

George Alexander Ritzman
Given names
George Alexander
Birth August 12, 1893 36 20
Birth of a sisterAlma M Ritzman
April 19, 1895 (Age 20 months)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 years)
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 -
Marriage of a parentFelix G BakerAnna Sarah ScheneckerView this family
November 15, 1913 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherJohn R Ritzman
April 13, 1915 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 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 -
Marriage of a parentRaymond Thomas MooreAnna Sarah ScheneckerView this family
June 15, 1919 (Age 25 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

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 (Age 48 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 -
Death of a motherAnna Sarah Schenecker
October 7, 1949 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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. -
Death September 12, 1955 (Age 62 years)
Last change April 21, 202200:33:59

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: May 7, 1891Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
1 year
elder brother
John Lawrence Ritzman
Birth: May 2, 1892 35 18Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 15, 1967Yucca Valley, San Bernardino, California, United States
15 months
George Alexander Ritzman
Birth: August 12, 1893 36 20Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 12, 1955Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States
20 months
younger sister
Alma M Ritzman
Birth: April 19, 1895 38 21Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 30, 1968Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Mother’s family with Felix G Baker - View this family
Felix G Baker
Birth: about 1863 34 30Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1918Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Marriage: November 15, 1913Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, United States
Mother’s family with Raymond Thomas Moore - View this family
Raymond Thomas Moore
Birth: March 2, 1886Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: November 3, 1947Mount Oliver, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage: June 15, 1919Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

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