The Shemwell Family

Ralph Charles ColemanAge: 90 years18631953

Ralph Charles Coleman
Given names
Ralph Charles
Birth April 11, 1863
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 -
MarriageMaude Bell PoundView this family
April 17, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Death of a wifeMaude Bell Pound
August 16, 1913 (Age 50 years)
Burial of a wifeMaude Bell Pound
August 19, 1913 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Valhalla Cemetery
Note: She does have a memorial stone in Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 53 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 54 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 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 78 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 86 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 82 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 July 23, 1953 (Age 90 years)
Burial July 25, 1953 (2 days after death)
Last change April 21, 202203:52:14

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Maude Bell Pound - View this family
Ralph Charles Coleman
Birth: April 11, 1863California, United States
Death: July 23, 1953St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
Marriage: April 17, 1899Jackson, Missouri, United States
William T Frost + Maude Bell Pound - View this family
wife’s husband
William T Frost
Birth: about 1868 32 23Barry, Missouri, United States
Death: May 13, 1913Cle Elum, Kittitas, Washington, United States
Marriage: October 13, 1889Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
8 months
Leslie Earl Frost
Birth: June 5, 1890 22 16Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
Death: January 2, 1946Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
19 months

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