The Shemwell Family

Joseph Alloway StrangeAge: 79 years18741954

Joseph Alloway Strange
Given names
Joseph Alloway
Birth November 7, 1874
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 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 23 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 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 42 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 43 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 54 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageViola “Frosty” SheltonView this family
January 1, 1937 (Age 62 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 75 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 71 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 February 8, 1954 (Age 79 years)
Last change April 21, 202204:31:11

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Viola “Frosty” Shelton - View this family
Joseph Alloway Strange
Birth: November 7, 1874Adair, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 8, 1954Princeton, Collin, Texas, United States
Viola “Frosty” Shelton
Birth: April 11, 1881Melissa, Collin, Texas, United States
Death: October 24, 1968Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
Marriage: January 1, 1937Collin, Texas, United States
Charles W Frost + Viola “Frosty” Shelton - View this family
wife’s husband
Viola “Frosty” Shelton
Birth: April 11, 1881Melissa, Collin, Texas, United States
Death: October 24, 1968Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
Marriage: December 27, 1903Grayson, Texas, United States
6 years
Paul Shelton Frost
Birth: September 18, 1909 33 28Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States
Death: September 11, 1945Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

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