The Shemwell Family

Ben Reuben BurgetAge: 58 years19001959

Ben Reuben Burget
Given names
Ben Reuben
Birth June 25, 1900 31 25
Death of a brotherClyde Burget
July 18, 1901 (Age 12 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Rebecca “Molly” Peach
about 1918 (Age 17 years)
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 29 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 41 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 fatherEdward William Burget
May 5, 1948 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherCora Ann Frost
April 11, 1953 (Age 52 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 45 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 March 8, 1959 (Age 58 years)
Last change April 21, 202204:25:56

by: Brian Shemwell
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Edward William Burget
Birth: September 13, 1868Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: May 5, 1948Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Cora Ann Frost
Birth: November 30, 1874 39 24Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 11, 1953Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Marriage: December 25, 1895Grayson, Texas, United States
10 months
elder brother
Clyde Burget
Birth: November 2, 1896 28 21Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: July 18, 1901Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
2 years
elder sister
Alma Deane Burget
Birth: November 10, 1898 30 23Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: July 25, 1999Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
19 months
Ben Reuben Burget
Birth: June 25, 1900 31 25Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: March 8, 1959Marshall, Harrison, Texas, United States

Ben Reuben Burget has 13 first cousins recorded